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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

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

Law Enforcement ‘Use of Force’ Study Moves Forward

Two university researchers pose for a photo in a police training simulation room.

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

August 27, 2019

Business Analytics Symposium Offers a Day for Data

Attendees sit at tables during t the 2018 Culverhouse Business Analytics Symposium.

Data scientists and business analytics-oriented executives will converge at the Culverhouse Business Analytics Symposium for a day of discussion about how their respective companies and institutions incorporate big data research and analysis practices

August 16, 2019

Two UA Technologies Part of National Start-Up Program

Researchers in a lab hold a small device while discussing it.

Two innovative projects at The University of Alabama are part of a national program aimed to help take technology from the lab to the market.

August 16, 2019

UA Professor to Play Role in Upgrade of Particle Detector in Antarctica

A science station, IceCube, sits in the white of Antarctica below a view of the night sky, with the Milky Way visible.

Dr. Dawn Williams, UA professor of physics and astronomy, is part of the team that will upgrade the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, the Antarctic detector that identified the first likely source of high-energy neutrinos and...

July 16, 2019

Red Light. Green Light.

An intersection in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, shows traffic lights used in transporation research at The University of Alabama.

A team at The University of Alabama is working to modernize traffic lights to become smarter and communicate with vehicles passing through. Changes are needed, they say, to improve the flow of traffic because...

June 24, 2019

UA Robotics Team Wins NASA’s Grand Prize for Fifth Consecutive Year

For the fifth consecutive year, the student robotics team from The University of Alabama won NASA’s grand prize in its Robotics Mining Competition.

June 3, 2019

All University Web Content Must be Accessible by November

On Tuesday, Thompson will send an email to all University online content creators. The email will serve as a reminder to everyone that they share in the responsibility of making the Capstone accessible and...

May 13, 2019

Mind Over (Drone) Matter

Moving a drone via your thoughts is possible through a combination of neuroscience and computer science, University of Alabama researchers show.

April 23, 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

UA Leading Transportation Project to Improve West Alabama Traffic

In a partnership with federal, state and local agencies, The University of Alabama is leading a more than $16 million project to transform traffic operations in West Alabama and provide leading-edge research to address...

March 29, 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

Under The Ice

A one-of-a-kind radar developed and built by UA professors and students is helping scientists unveil ancient climate history and provide perspectives on improving climate models.

March 6, 2019