Research

Business professors stand atop spiral staircase.

Through the Glass Ceiling

  • July 3, 2019

There is a wealth of research into the factors influencing the climb up the corporate ladder, but not much study of what happens after women become chief executive officers.

Independence Day Brings More Traffic Fatalities

  • July 1, 2019

During the past five years, the five days around the Fourth of July averaged three fatal crashes a day, 29% higher than the average of fatal crashes per day the rest of the year, according to a study by UA’s Center for Advanced Public Safety.

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

Red Light. Green Light.

  • June 24, 2019

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 congested areas have no other option.

Dr. Sharlene Newman

Cognitive Neuroscientist to Lead the Alabama Life Research Institute

  • June 20, 2019

After a national search, Dr. Sharlene Newman will lead the Alabama Life Research Institute as executive director, charged with providing a coherent vision for collaborative life research that embraces the full range of disciplines represented on campus while strengthening UA’s research portfolio and profile