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Bolstering Research at UAF - Join the TeamThe Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Office of Research Integrity is pleased to announce the formation of the Research Integrity Committee. The committee’s goal is to foster a high standard of ethical behavior for UAF Research. Its primary purpose will be to review potential allegations of research misconduct and assess complaints and concerns that arise regarding UAF research activities.
The nomination period will run from February 9th through May 1st, 2022. Senior Research Faculty and University Staff are encouraged to review the Research Integrity Committee charter and consider applying. Students, Staff, and Faculty are also encouraged to nominate Senior Faculty and University Staff that meet the criteria for this committee. Nominations can be submitted at Research Integrity Committee Nomination Form
Committee members are required to be Senior Faculty or University Staff and should be knowledgeable about the content and operation of the University’s compliance and ethics program, with the ability to exercise reasonable oversight of the implementation and effectiveness of these programs. For more information, please read the Research Integrity Committee Charter.
For more information please contact: The Office of Research Integrity at (907) 474-7800 or firstname.lastname@example.org
May 23, 2022
An unmanned aircraft owned and operated by the University of Alaska Fairbanks flew from the general aviation area of Fairbanks International Airport on Sunday. The flight was the first civilian large drone operation from an international airport in Alaska.
May 23, 2022
Alaska has a new tool for tracking ocean acidification -- a 7-foot-long, bright pink Seaglider. The University of Alaska Fairbanks and its commercial partners are the first U.S. team to measure carbon dioxide, the driving factor in ocean acidification, with an unoccupied underwater vehicle.
Fairbanks is central to science
At 120 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