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UAF Research News
June 12, 2021
Defined as ground that has remained frozen through the heat of at least two summers, permafrost is a far-north phenomenon that is slowly disappearing under much — but not all — of northern Alaska.
June 08, 2021
The International Arctic Research Center's June seminar will feature Donna Hauser, a research professor at IARC, and Evgeny Podolskiy, an assistant professor at Hokkaido University's Arctic Research Center. The seminar will take place Monday, June 21, at 4 p.m.
June 04, 2021
This spring, the Center ICE Seed Fund supported four undergraduate senior design projects. Three of these projects came from the UAF mechanical engineering program while one was focused on civil engineering.
June 04, 2021
Hyun Jang's internship project focuses on the environmental consequences of diesel fuel usage and spills in Alaska, and the feasibility of micro-nuclear energy in rural Alaska.
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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.
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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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