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UA Students Highlight Research, Creativity during Annual Conference

More than 450 undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are highlighting their research and creative projects during the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference March 28-30.

March 26, 2018

UA Furthers Research, Educational Mission with Partnership

The University of Alabama’s partnership with the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research will benefit students, the state and the nation, said UA President Stuart R. Bell at an on-campus ceremony today.

March 26, 2018

Partnership Brings UA, Pakistan Researchers Together

A professor at The University of Alabama is part of an international team performing geological research in northeast Pakistan aiming to understand where possible oil and gas deposits reside beneath the surface.

January 11, 2018

A Raw Deal

Dr. Mark Elliott is leading a project to get a grasp on how much raw wastewater, and the diseases it can spawn, flow into the water of Alabama's Black Belt.

December 11, 2017

Comb Jellies Possibly First Lineage to Branch Off Evolutionary Tree

A researcher at The University of Alabama was part of a new study that provides further evidence in support of a controversial hypothesis that a group of marine animals commonly called comb jellies were...

October 11, 2017

In Iceland Stream, Possible Glimpse Of Warming Future

When a normally cold stream in Iceland was warmed, the make-up of life inside changed as larger organisms thrived while smaller ones struggled. The findings carry implications for life in a warming climate as...

October 4, 2017

Up From The Ground

Initial research by a team of University of Alabama marine scientists hints groundwater contributes contaminants into Mobile Bay, a situation that could worsen as rising sea levels awaken contaminants dormant in the sediment. Scientists...

September 25, 2017

To Aid Utilities, Researchers Seek Ancient Floods Near Tennessee River

With funding from energy utilities, a team of researchers at The University of Alabama are collaborating with peers across the Southeast to understand the frequency and possible size of floods along the Tennessee River...

August 22, 2017

UA Professor to Lead Study of Nation’s Forests

Using satellite imagery and computer modeling, a research team led by The University of Alabama hopes to understand the future implications of the management of the nation’s forests.

August 18, 2017

UA Spin-off Technology Selected for National Start-Up Contest

Technology developed at The University of Alabama aimed at producing inexpensive, flexible thin-film solar cells for military applications has been selected for a national business start-up contest sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.

June 5, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Pollution Extends to Early 19th Century, UA Study Confirms

Humans began measurably and negatively impacting water quality in the Chesapeake Bay in the first half of the 19th century, according to a study of eastern oysters by researchers at The University of Alabama.

April 13, 2017

Antarctic Mountain Range Formed from Heat Below, UA Study Finds

Work by geologists from The University of Alabama show that a layer of heated earth just below portions of Antarctica is pushing the Transantarctic Mountains up from the ground.

April 11, 2017

To Combat Coral-Eating Pest, UA Researcher Helps Find What They Smell

A University of Alabama researcher is part of a team that identified genes used to communicate by a starfish that preys upon coral reefs, a promising discovery that could lead to efforts to repel...

April 7, 2017

Ceremony to Celebrate Research by UA Faculty Rescheduled

Members of The University of Alabama faculty will be honored for their research contributions at the upcoming Faculty Research Day.

March 21, 2017

Minzoni quote

“We should definitely be planning for sea level rise in coastal communities, especially those on the Gulf Coast. . . . As a paleoclimatologist, I see sea level rise as […]

February 27, 2017