• 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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  • 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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  • 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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2021 graduate student summer research award competition is open for applications! Awardees will each receive up to $7,500. Applications must be sent to uaf-iab-directorsoffice@alaska.edu no later than 5pm on April 23, 2021.

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2021 graduate student summer research award competition is open for applications! Awardees will each receive up to $7,500. Applications must be sent to uaf-iab-directorsoffice@alaska.edu no later than 5pm on April 23, 2021.

Eligibility (must meet all criteria)

  • New or continuing UAF graduate students registered for ≥ 6 credit hrs/semester.
  • Good academic standing (≥ 3.0 GPA, current Graduate Study Plan and Annual Report)
  • Must devote full time to research during the period of the award*
  • Must not be supported by other funds during the period of support
  • Major advisor must be an IAB faculty member
  • Previous award recipients must have provided the required report
  • All required safety training must be completed

*Applicants may request either full or partial awards (if funding is not required for the full period)

Applications will be evaluated on a combination of merit and need. Download the full application details here. Or see the announcement flyer here.

The California Academy of Science Night School presents Extreme Life. Meet the world’s most poisonous bird, frogs that freeze every winter, tiny thermophiles, and other living organisms that have adapted—and thrive—through extreme measures and in extreme environments. Don Larson will present a talk on wood frog freeze tolerance as part of this hour and a half program on Thursday, May 6, at 6:00pm. Click here to view the program. Get more information here.

AGU seeks comments on their position statements regarding Earth and space science education and Teaching of evolution and climate change. Your feedback can help shape AGU’s stance on these important issues.

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Steffi Ickert-Bond
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Wed
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Matthew Rogers - From molecules to megafauna: dietary ecology of Alaskan brown bears through a stable isotopic lens.
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Sheri Coker - Health benefits of the hunter/gatherer lifestyle
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21 Jan 2021: UAF announces 2021 Usibelli Award recipients - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
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