Mission Statement
OGCA is UAF's centralized office for research administration, handling activities throughout the project lifecycle from inception to closeout. Our mission is to add value at UAF by serving faculty and staff through transparent and efficient processes that facilitate research and other sponsored activities.

Vision Statement
OGCA promotes a culture of accountability, responsibility, and transparency by providing excellence in service, valuing collaborations, creativity, and consistency by creating an enriching environment to facilitate research and other sponsored activities. 

  • A variety of algae grows in the algae culture lab in order to feed a variety of shellfish being raised with help from UAF researchers at the Alutiiq Pride shellfish hatchery in Seward.  UAF photo by Todd Paris

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    A variety of algae grows in the algae culture lab in order to feed a variety of shellfish being raised with help from UAF researchers at the Alutiiq Pride shellfish hatchery in Seward. UAF photo by Todd Paris

  • Engineering graduate student Jesse Frey, right, works with Denise Thorsen, director of UAF's Space Grant program, on final testing of a cube-shaped satellite, or "cubesat" designed and built by Jesse and other students. The cubesat is scheduled to be launched into space in August, 2015 from Vandenburg Air Force Base in California.  UAF photo by Todd Paris

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    Engineering graduate student Jesse Frey, right, works with Denise Thorsen, director of UAF's Space Grant program, on final testing of a cube-shaped satellite, or "cubesat" designed and built by Jesse and other students. The cubesat is scheduled to be launched into space in August, 2015 from Vandenburg Air Force Base in California. UAF photo by Todd Paris

  • Julia Covell works with tissue samples of fish from Antarctica in Associate Professor Kristin O'Brien's lab in the Arctic Health Research Building. UAF photo by Todd Paris

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    Julia Covell works with tissue samples of fish from Antarctica in Associate Professor Kristin O'Brien's lab in the Arctic Health Research Building. UAF photo by Todd Paris

Major Functions

  • Proposal Preparation, Analysis, and Submission
  • Award Negotiation and Liaison with Sponsors
  • Award Acceptance and Execution
  • Post-Award Management and Administration
  • Policy Guidance
  • Service to Faculty and Units, including Training and Development Activities around Research Administration
  • Information and Reporting

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