Research

College of Nursing Receives Support for NIH Research Program

  • June 15, 2018

The University of Alabama’s Capstone College of Nursing is one of six universities nationwide to receive funding through a mini-grant from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) to support the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program.

Predicting View

  • June 7, 2018

Of all the internet has brought, 360-degree videos that let users see around a fixed point are among the coolest, but it is difficult at the rate data travels for all of a high-quality, 360-video to arrive at the end user perfectly from the start. A University of Alabama researcher is developing a method to smooth the associated lag.

Computer Tablets Provide Positive Distraction for Some Children

  • May 30, 2018

Dr. Sherwood Burns-Nader was honored recently with the Association of Child Life Professional’s 2018 Professional Research Recognition Award for directing a study that found computer tablets provide a distraction that reduces pain and anxiety in pediatric burn patients undergoing hydrotherapy.

Researcher Wins NSF Award to Study Dormancy in Metastatic Cancer

  • May 23, 2018

With funding from a National Science Foundation CAREER Award, a pioneering bioengineering project at The University of Alabama will engineer environments that mimic conditions in the brain to gain insight into this process in metastatic breast cancer.

State Crash Data Shows Seat Belt Use Critical in Saving Lives

  • May 22, 2018

Those involved in auto crashes while not wearing seat belts are 40 times more likely to die than those who buckle up, according to an analysis of state crash records from the past five years by University of Alabama researchers.

Plank Center Sponsors, Joins Study Spanning 80 Countries

  • May 15, 2018

The University of Alabama’s Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations will sponsor and participate in a study of the communication industry in North America, addressing topics such as “fake news,” leadership performance, personal stress of communication professionals and more.

Green for Green

  • May 11, 2018

Renewable energy is clean, ecologically responsible and sustainable, unlike energy dependent on fossil fuels. But, for companies in the United States, renewable energy needs to also be a viable business venture. Fortunately, it is.

‘All of Us’ Research Journey to Visit UMC

  • May 8, 2018

The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences will kick off its participation in the national All of Us Research Program Thursday, May 10 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the parking lot of the University Medical Center.