Welcome to UA Research
Researchers and scholars at the University of Arizona ask the big questions that generate the important answers. As one of the Top 20 public research universities in the nation, the University combines excellence in research with an outstanding classroom experience for our students—in an environment of creativity and innovation. Our role in Research, Discovery & Innovation is to provide our researchers and students with the tools and resources that they need to be creative and to ask the important questions that lead to the important answers. — Kimberly Andrews Espy, Ph.D., Senior Vice President for Research
of all known near-earth asteroids & comets were discovered by the University of Arizona
The University leads or partners in running over 20 unique telescopes across the globe.
In 2015, the National Science Foundation ranked UA’s College of Science number one among observational, theoretical, and space astronomy programs in the United States.