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New University of Alabama Program to Expand Research with Industry

A new University of Alabama program is designed to strengthen research and development partnerships with industry while accelerating opportunities for students to work on leading-edge solutions to some of society’s most challenging problems.

October 15, 2019

UA Part of Tornado Research Project in Alabama

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Students at The University of Alabama will observe nearby volunteer households to record how people react to severe weather events as part of research across the Southeast on tornadoes.

October 9, 2019

UA Launches Education Research Collaborative with Auburn

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The University of Alabama College of Education has forged an innovative research collaborative with Auburn University to address social justice issues in education in Alabama.

October 9, 2019

Researchers Develop Tool to Diagnose Dying Forests

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Predicting if droughts and heat waves will kill a forest is difficult, but new work involving an engineering researcher at The University of Alabama could help spot problems early to mitigate risks and possibly...

October 7, 2019

UA Research Looks to Asteroid Belt for Clues on Early Solar System

By examining meteorites, research led by The University of Alabama is tackling some of the biggest questions of our solar system, chiefly how the make-up of the inner planets formed.

October 1, 2019

Participants Wanted for Inaugural Faculty Research Showcase

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The Office for Undergraduate Research and the Office of Research and Economic Development want members of the faculty to participate in the inaugural Faculty Research Showcase.

September 27, 2019

UA’s Black Warrior Review Receives Whiting Honor

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Black Warrior Review, an entirely student-run literary publication in The University of Alabama’s English department, is one of five national magazines to receive a 2019 Whiting Literary Magazine Prize from the Whiting Foundation.

September 27, 2019

UA Researcher Studies How Obesity, Sleep Affect Chronic Diseases

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A UA researcher recently received an NIH grant to conduct a leading-edge study that will investigate the relationship between obesity and sleep and their role in developing cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.

September 26, 2019

UA to Lead National STEM Education Project

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With two grants totaling more than $4 million, The University of Alabama leads a national effort to continue and expand undergraduate science courses that engage students in active research.

September 19, 2019

UA Research Examines Path to Cancer for Common Carcinogen

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Recent research from The University of Alabama sheds light on how a common industrial chemical and potent carcinogen begins the path to cancer.

September 17, 2019

Two UA Professors Get Boost with NSF CAREER Awards

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The National Science Foundation granted a CAREER Award to Dr. Paulo T. Araujo in physics and astronomy and Dr. Kevin M. Kocot in biological sciences.

September 16, 2019

UA Researchers Continue Groundbreaking Work in Greenland

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For the second consecutive year, a team of researchers from The University of Alabama traveled to the Arctic Circle to help unveil ancient climate history and provide perspectives on improving climate models.

August 28, 2019

Law Enforcement ‘Use of Force’ Study Moves Forward

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University of Alabama researchers have expanded their study of law enforcement use of force, forming a partnership to help recruit participants.

August 27, 2019

Computer Science Professor Tapped to Direct Cyber Initiatives

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Dr. Jeffrey Carver, professor of computer science, has been named the chair of UA cyber initiatives.

August 22, 2019