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.
Arizona State Museum’s expansive collections are among the most notable resources in the world for research and study of Native peoples of the American Southwest and northern Mexico that cuts across many disciplines.
The mission of the Arts, Environment & Humanities Network is to foster, support, and instigate collaborations and conversations between and among its affiliates, which include artists, writers, humanities scholars, and environmental scientists at the UA and in the broader community.
BIO5 aims to harness the collaborative power of five main disciplines—agriculture, engineering, medicine, pharmacy, and science—to find bold solutions to complex biology-based challenges affecting humanity today.
Biosphere 2 serves as a center for research, outreach, teaching, and life-long learning about Earth, its living systems, and its place in the universe.
BARA is a unique academic research unit that strives to place anthropology at the service of contemporary society, prepare the next generation of professional anthropologists, advance knowledge of the human condition, and address the pressing issues of local communities.
The goal of the University of Arizona-led Santa Catalina Mountains and Jemez River Basin Critical Zone Observatory in the southwestern U.S. is to improve our understanding of the function, structure, and co-evolution of biota, soils, and landforms that comprise the critical zone.
CASA is a GIS research facility within the School of Geography and Development that supports and develops research projects and encourages the wider use of GIS and related techniques in the social sciences through collaboration on grants, demonstration, training, teaching, and internships.
CCASS brings together a wealth of expertise at the University of Arizona to support sound management choices in the context of this change, linking science, information needs of managers, and decision-making.
CCP is an archive and research center that retains the archives of Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Garry Winogrand, Harry Callahan, and other great 20th century photographers.
The mission of CESM is to develop educational, specialized professional training, and research initiatives that address environmental issues related to mining activities in arid and semi-arid urban environments.