Research Support Units

UAF's research efforts are supported by a diverse group of departments across the UA System. These services are in place to allow researchers to focus solely on discovery, problem-solving and advancing the world.

  • Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
    • Office of Intellectual Property and Commercialization - assistance with intellectual property (patents, trademarks, copyrights, proprietary information) and commercialization of products stemming from research.
    • Office of Research Integrity - oversight of research compliance at UAF, including human and animal subjects (IRB/IACUC), responsible conduct in research, export control regulations, plus biosafety and other issues.
  • Financial Services - accounting and financial reporting; training; cash and debt management; travel; accounts payable; budget planning and process improvement efforts; student payment operations; manage receivables; e-commerce and credit card use guidance; ID card services, and printing services.  
  • Environmental Health, Safety and Risk Management - EHSRM supports "the mission of the University of Alaska Fairbanks by anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and managing occupational safety and environmental matters through guidance, assistance, and education".