• Center for Alaska Native Health Research
    CANHR builds relationships and research-based knowledge to improve the health of Alaska Native people through basic and applied research.
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  • Bonanza Creek LTER
    Located in the boreal forest of interior Alaska, the reseearch at the LTER site focuses on improving our understanding of the long-term consequences of changing climate and disturbance regimes in the Alaska boreal forest.
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  • Toolik Field Station
    TFS supports year-round research and education that creates greater scientific understanding of the Arctic in relationship to the global environment.
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  • Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
    AKCFWRU is part of a nationwide cooperative program to promote research and graduate student training in the ecology and management of fish, wildlife, and their habitats.
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  • Alaska IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence
    AKINBRE develops the biomedical research infrastructure in Alaska by supporting One Health-related research projects and student training.
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comment Announcements

Terry Chapin receives the Volvo Environment Prize 2019! The Volvo Environment Prize has been awarded annually for the past 30 years to people who have made outstanding scientific discoveries within the area of the environment and sustainable development. On selecting Terry, the prize foundation states "Throughout his decades-long career in ecosystems research and global change, Professor Terry Chapin has worked tirelessly with people and for the planet. His work will have a long-lasting impact on the ways we seek to build a sustainable future, with the concept of Earth Stewardship supporting the deep institutional and structural change required to meet the challenges ahead." The prize will be awarded in Stockholm, Sweden, on 7 November 2019. Congratulations Terry! More information is available at https://news.uaf.edu/chapin-volvo-environment-prize.

Alaska INBRE is excited to announce a new multi-year pilot opportunity. For more information, check out the Funding Opportunity Announcement. The application deadline is November 15, 2019 at 5pm AKST.

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The Shared Beringian Heritage Program (SBHP) is pleased to announce a Notice of Funding Opportunity for new 1-3 year projects beginning in Fiscal Year 2020. SBHP seeks to advance understanding and preservation of the Beringian region's resources and to assist efforts to sustain the cultural vitality of its indigenous peoples.

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The Shared Beringian Heritage Program (SBHP) is pleased to announce a Notice of Funding Opportunity for new 1-3 year projects beginning in Fiscal Year 2020. SBHP seeks to advance understanding and preservation of the Beringian region's resources and to assist efforts to sustain the cultural vitality of its indigenous peoples. Specific programmatic goals are to: improve conservation, sustainability, and knowledge of the region's natural and cultural resources; help preserve subsistence opportunities and other historic traditions and practices; interpret and communicate about the region's unique and internationally significant resources and values; and provide opportunities for cultural connections and knowledge exchange. All projects must include a Russian component.

Information about the funding call, the Shared Beringian Heritage Program, and application instructions may be found at: www.nps.gov/subjects/beringia/2020fundingcall.htm. The application deadline is October 21, 2019.

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25 Oct
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Thesis Defense:
Phillip Andrews - First machine learning-based model predictions of Great Gray Owl (Strix nebulosa) distribution in Alaska: A primer for supporting conservation governance
Murie Auditorium (Room 104) (2:30PM)
Fri
25 Oct
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Life Science Hour Seminar:
Skip Walker - Navigating the New Arctic: Landscape evolution and adapting to change in ice-rich permafrost systems
Murie Life Science Bldg, Murie Auditorium (4:00PM)
Fri
1 Nov
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Life Science Hour Seminar:
Brandon Briggs - Geomicrobiomes of extreme environments and their biotechnological applications
Murie Life Science Bldg, Murie Auditorium (4:00PM)
Fri
8 Nov
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Life Science Hour Seminar:
Kate Lillie - Development and fitness consequences of onshore behavior among polar bears in the southern Beaufort Sea subpopulation
Murie Life Science Bldg, Murie Auditorium (4:00PM)
Fri
15 Nov
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Life Science Hour Seminar:
Dan Mann
Murie Life Science Bldg, Murie Auditorium (4:00PM)

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7 Aug 2019: Fuzzy Fish - Hakai Magazine
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