The University of Arizona is home to more than 70 world-class research centers, institutes, laboratories, networks and programs, which serve as hubs of collaboration and expertise. They collectively advance our understanding of pressing issues such as water sustainability, climate change, ecosystem conservation, and energy and move solutions into society.
The role of CIS is to foster collaborative research and education across topics relevant to integrative biology and areas of biomedicine and biotechnology that employ insects and other arthropods as model systems or investigate their medical impact.
LAS teaches general education courses focusing on Latin America; fosters high quality research on Latin America; serves as an outreach resource for public understanding of Latin America; and develops and supports strong collaboration with Latin American colleagues and institutions.
CMATE aims to gain a greater and more highly resolved picture of past human experience in the cradle of Old World civilizations by studying the chronological relationships between societies against the background of an ever-changing environment.
Blending chemistry, biology, medicine and public health, the objectives of the center are to understand the processes by which chemicals affect people, to identify factors that influence those processes, and to develop preventive or therapeutic measures to reduce any toxic effects.
CLIMAS was established to assess the impacts of climate variability and longer-term climate change on human and natural systems in the Southwest. The project's mission is to improve the ability of the region to respond sufficiently and appropriately to climatic events and climate changes.
The CDHC was established to coordinate interdisciplinary research on hydrometeorology and climate.
The CSAP focuses on bringing climate science research and applications to the people of Arizona and the Southwest. The program works to develop and coordinate outreach activities and applied research between the University of Arizona and a wide group of climate science user groups.
The Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry serves as a campus-wide research institute dedicated to creative inquiry across all disciplines, especially committed to the arts, humanities and social sciences.
The mission of CESI is to provide consumers with tools to help them reflect on and improve the sustainability of their consumption patterns. CESI also aims to provide organizations with tools for implementing sustainable business practices and scientific data on consumption practices.
The vision of the Controlled Environment Agriculture Center is to develop controlled environment agriculture as an economically, environmentally, and socially sustainable agricultural option.