Working on the cutting edge

The University of Arizona's many world-class research groups are working at the cutting edges of technology, translating research into practical applications. A diverse community that thrives on innovation and collaboration, our researchers have contributed to groundbreaking projects from the exploration of Mars to the development of new cancer treatments and breakthroughs in heart transplantation.

Positioned on the leading edge

The University of Arizona produces more than $687 million in annual research and is ranked as one of the top 20 public research universities in the nation. UArizona 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.