Research

Racial Disparity in State Prisons Declined Moderately Since 1995

  • November 19, 2018

The racial disparity in incarceration in state prisons between black and white American men declined between 1995 and 2014, but black Americans are still imprisoned at a high rate, according to recent research from The University of Alabama.

UA Researchers Recognized for First Awards

  • November 8, 2018

More than 80 members of the faculty and staff were honored for receiving their first externally funded research award at The University of Alabama during the past academic year.

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.