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Two UA Professors Get Boost with NSF CAREER Awards

A biologist at The University of Alabama uses a microscope in a lab.

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

A PistenBully tows a flat radar on the baren, white ice of Greenland.

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

‘There’s Still Time’

A University of Alabama ecologist is integral to UA research in helping better understand freshwater mussels, improving efforts to conserve and restore the animal to the state’s streams and rivers.

August 21, 2019

UA Research Examining How Heat Waves Are Getting Bigger

The sun shines onto grass on The University of Alabama campus.

Dr. David Keellings was recently awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to study the relationship between the size of heat waves and causes across the U.S. with the goal of developing predictive...

August 13, 2019

UA to Lead Study on Irrigation-Fed Farming Impacts in Deep South

Dr. Moradkhani

Unique research led by The University of Alabama will study whether more irrigation-fed farms in the Deep South could lead to a more robust agriculture industry, possibly becoming an even greater economic engine.

July 25, 2019

Cold-Tolerant Bumble Bees Focus of UA Research Effort

Researchers at The University of Alabama will lead a genetic investigation into whether the environment influences cold tolerance in bumble bees.

July 22, 2019

First Animal Not What Scientists Have Long Thought

The last common ancestor of all animal life was more like modern stem cells and not a clump of similar cells, as has long been thought.

June 13, 2019

Researchers Find Patterns Associated with Extreme Floods

Dr. Moradkhani

Extreme floods across the continental United States are associated with four broad atmospheric patterns, a machine-learning based analysis of extreme floods found.

May 10, 2019

UA Joins UN Network for Sustainable Solutions

A University of Alabama College of Engineering research center has been invited to join a global initiative for the United Nations with a focus on sustainable development.

April 25, 2019

Student Club Wants a Friendlier World for the Bees

The UA Bee Club is dedicated to making the world a friendlier place for the essential honey bee.

April 24, 2019

Formulating a Better Partnership for Water Quality

Water is one of the most important resources on the planet, and researchers at The University of Alabama are calculating ways to improve its quality and management.

April 22, 2019

Climate Change to Blame for Hurricane Maria’s Extreme Rainfall

Hurricane Maria dropped more rain on Puerto Rico than any storm to hit the island since 1956, a feat due mostly to the effects of human-caused climate warming, new research led by The University...

April 17, 2019

UA Researchers Look to Extend Shelf Life of Nutritious Vegetables

While helping small farms in Alabama, researchers at The University of Alabama and the University of West Alabama aim to help microgreens, young and tender vegetables packed with flavor and nutrition, extend their freshness...

April 16, 2019

EPA Grant Assists in Understanding Wastewater Issues in Rural Alabama

With a grant from the federal Environmental Protection Agency, researchers from environmental engineering and geology will build a model to quantify the extent of untreated raw sewage discharges from homes throughout five counties in...

April 9, 2019

UA Students Highlight Research, Creativity during Annual Conference

Nearly 500 undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are highlighting their research and creative projects during the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference March 27.

March 22, 2019