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UAF Research News
September 18, 2020
The rapidly melting Malaspina Glacier in southeastern Alaska's Wrangell-St. Elias National Park could create a new ocean bay, one feature in what may be the largest landscape transformation underway in the United States.
September 17, 2020
Today the U.S. Department of Energy announced the reestablishment of its Arctic Energy Office, which will be headquartered at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The office will be housed in the Engineering Learning and Innovation Facility on the Troth Yeddha’ campus in Fairbanks. From the Department of Energy’s news release: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. […]
September 15, 2020
On Sept. 16 from 3:30-4:30 p.m., Kristine Dunker will discuss invasive Northern Pike control in Southcentral Alaska.
September 12, 2020
Devin Drown, assistant professor with UAF Department of Biology and Wildlife and the Institute of Arctic Biology, will present "Understanding environmental health through the lens of genomics" on Friday, Sept. 18, at 4 p.m. via Zoom.
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
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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.
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