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Vice Provost for Research and Economic Development
205 Administration Building
1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Office: (479) 575-5901
Fax: (479) 575-3846

Research Services

Research Shops & Services is a division of Research and Sponsored Programs that provides scientific services to University faculty, staff, and students. Other University Research Units are also available at the University of Arkansas.

Machine Shop

Dennis Rogers, Master Scientific Research Technician / Machinist is available to design, fabricate and repair a wide variety of wood, plastic and metal parts and equipment. Specialty lathe and millwork to fabricate instruments is also available.  The Machine Shop has been consolidated with the College of Engineering Machine Shop located at the Engineering Research Center (Room 334). Dennis can be contacted at 479-575-3653 or

Central Laboratory Animal Facility (CLAF)

The Central Laboratory Animal Facility is designed to provide animal housing space that is fully compliant with federal regulations and the recommendations found in the NIH Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. This will assure that researchers, applying for PHS funding, can provide for the proper care and housing for such vertebrate animals as may be used in proposed studies and thus comply with the PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.

CLAF FY14 Rate Schedule   NEW   

Carol A. Rodlun, the CLAF Facilities Manager, can be contacted at (479) 575-2994 or by email at The CLAF is a secured facility available on a "first-come-first served basis" and use must be arranged, according to established procedures, prior to anticipated need, with the Facility Manager.