The University of Arizona has numerous world-class research groups working at the cutting edges of technology and translating research into practical applications. Our researchers are a diverse community of people who thrive on innovation and collaboration. Many have played a part in groundbreaking projects ranging from the exploration of Mars to the development of new cancer treatments and pioneering breakthroughs in heart transplantation.
The University of Arizona produces more than $606 million in annual research and is ranked as one of the top 25 public research universities in the nation. UA is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), a group of 62 leading U.S. Universities distinguished by the breadth and quality of their programs in research and graduate education.