Research

UA Leads Effort to Understand Imperiled Mussel Biodiversity

  • October 25, 2018

A nearly $1.8 million project led by The University of Alabama hopes to identify the processes and mechanisms that underlie patterns of biodiversity in freshwater mussels to better arm managers of environmental resources.

UA Team Receives $1M Grant to Develop Tool to Combat Opioid Abuse

  • October 18, 2018

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 of the opioid epidemic in Alabama

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

  • October 16, 2018

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 engine operation in cold-weather conditions.

UA Engineers Develop Solution to Child Heat Deaths in Cars

  • October 8, 2018

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 breath inside the vehicle along with temperature and car movement.

Best Practices, Not Individual Preferences, Bring Job Satisfaction

  • October 8, 2018

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 stable work environment.