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UA Team Wins $1 Million Grant to Develop Tool to Combat Opioid Abuse

A research unit at The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Business received an approximate $1 million grant from the Justice Department to develop a data-driven tool to help officials better understand the scope...

October 18, 2018

UA Engineers Part of Research to Maximize U.S. Fuel Economy

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama will test a blend of a new bio-based fuel and diesel fuel as part of a project to reduce soot and greenhouse gas emissions and yield cleaner...

October 16, 2018

UA Engineers Develop Solution to Child Heat Deaths in Cars

A patent-pending device developed by University of Alabama researchers can alert a cell phone when a human or animal is inside a parked vehicle getting too hot. It monitors carbon dioxide levels from human...

October 8, 2018

Best Practices, Not Individual Preferences, Bring Job Satisfaction

Though employees may like their work to cater to their individual preferences, they are predictably more satisfied when the organizational culture matches a set of widely preferred characteristics that provide a fair, supportive and...

October 8, 2018

Economist and Adviser to Lyft Delivers Guest Lecture Oct. 12

John List, who is globally recognized for his innovative use of field experiments in economics and business, will give a talk on campus Oct. 12 as part of the Lowder Lecture Series.

October 5, 2018

UA Professor to Advance U.S. Drought Monitoring and Prediction

With a NOAA grant from the UA Center for Complex Hydrosystems Research will help improve scientists’ ability to predict when and where our country is most at risk of drought.

September 27, 2018

Printing a Military Advantage

University of Alabama researchers are examining how a new 3-D printing technology could be used by the military.

September 6, 2018

‘All of Us’ Research Program at UA Enrolling Participants

Participating sites in the national All of Us Research Program, including The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, have received another round of funding for work on the landmark effort to advance...

August 29, 2018

UA Building Innovative Radars to Help Flood, Drought Management

Researchers at The University of Alabama will lead a project to develop and deploy radars that obtain information about snow and soil moisture to help manage the nation’s water resources.

August 28, 2018

UA Research to Study Impact ‘War on Drugs’ Has on Smuggling Routes

Researchers at The University of Alabama are bringing together their expertise in geography, modeling and criminal activity to better understand how enforcement activity influences drug trafficking in Central America.

August 28, 2018

UA Launches Child Intervention Pilot for Traumatized Youth

UA researchers are working with social service providers to implement an intervention intended to help manage problem behaviors in children who've experienced trauma.

August 23, 2018

Are Pre-K Children in Tuscaloosa School-Ready?

A University of Alabama College of Human Environmental Sciences study of 393 pre-kindergarten children in the Tuscaloosa City School System indicate that more than 80 percent are ready for kindergarten.

August 3, 2018

UA Researchers Examining Parkinson’s Resilience

Research underway at The University of Alabama, supported by the National Institutes of Health, hopes to identify factors and methods through which individuals are either resilient or susceptible to the neurodegeneration in the brain...

August 1, 2018

UA will Lease Space at GulfQuest in Mobile

 A new University of Alabama office in Mobile will serve as a nexus for research and programmatic initiatives that will benefit the region, primarily in the area of transportation.

July 31, 2018

UA Professors Help in Discovery of Potential Cosmic Ray Source

Three professors at The University of Alabama are part of an international team of scientists who found evidence of the source of tiny cosmic particles, known as neutrinos, a discovery that opens the door...

July 12, 2018