UAF Research News
October 14, 2019
The eighth annual Alaska Interior Medical Education Summit on Oct. 19 will offer community members a way to explore an ever-expanding array of health careers and educational opportunities.
October 08, 2019
The Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center will host a discussion on science and policy with the visiting scientist Oct. 10 from 2-4 p.m. in Akasofu 501.
October 07, 2019
University of Alaska Fairbanks professor emeritus and ecologist Terry Chapin has been named the 2019 recipient of the Volvo Environment Prize. The prize, in its 30th year, recognizes one person worldwide for outstanding scientific discoveries in the areas of environmental science and sustainable development. The prize includes a cash sum of 1.5 million Swedish kronor, […]
October 04, 2019
The award is for those from the scientific diving community who have made a significant contribution in advancing underwater science and technology.
Fairbanks is central to science
At 200 miles south of the Arctic Circle, the Fairbanks campus is well situated for northern research. UAF research in arctic biology, engineering, geophysics, supercomputing, and Alaska Native studies is renowned worldwide.
UAF ranks in the top 150 of nearly 700 U.S. institutions that conduct research. UAF has ranked in the top 11 of more than 10,000 institutions worldwide for number of citations in climate change publications.Learn more about UAF research
Your discoveries support Alaska
University researchers work to combat challenges Alaskans face on a daily basis. We are helping Alaskans live more comfortably and safely with a secure future by bringing research dollars into the state. More than 80% of the University’s research is directly related to Alaska.
To support research innovation, the University of Alaska hosts many professionally-staffed laboratories with highly technical capacities. Our labs and field facilities are available to all scientists.Learn more about UA lab facilities