Research

Are Pre-K Children in Tuscaloosa School-Ready?

  • August 3, 2018

A University of Alabama College of Human Environmental Sciences study of 393 pre-kindergarten children in the Tuscaloosa City School System indicate that more than 80 percent are ready for kindergarten.

UA Researchers Examining Parkinson’s Resilience

  • August 1, 2018

Research underway at The University of Alabama, supported by the National Institutes of Health, hopes to identify factors and methods through which individuals are either resilient or susceptible to the neurodegeneration in the brain as part of Parkinson’s disease.

UA will Lease Space at GulfQuest in Mobile

  • July 31, 2018

 A new University of Alabama office in Mobile will serve as a nexus for research and programmatic initiatives that will benefit the region, primarily in the area of transportation.

The Earlier the Better

  • July 18, 2018

Findings from UA research suggest earlier interventions and ones designed to address developing social skills are more likely to be successful in helping address youth aggression and peer victimization in children.

UA Professors Help in Discovery of Potential Cosmic Ray Source

  • July 12, 2018

Three professors at The University of Alabama are part of an international team of scientists who found evidence of the source of tiny cosmic particles, known as neutrinos, a discovery that opens the door to using these particles to observe the universe.

Microscopic Battle

  • July 9, 2018

Though 1,000 times smaller than a human hair’s width, Andhra, and other viruses like her, could prove vital as researchers seek new approaches in fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Nutrient Packed

  • July 3, 2018

Researchers from The University of Alabama are studying excess nutrients in and around Mobile Bay, attempting to increase our understanding of the problem, a necessary step to raise awareness and improve solutions.

UA Student Team Selected for Magnetic Antenna Contest

  • July 2, 2018

For the second consecutive year, a team of engineering students at The University of Alabama is one of six selected as finalists in an international contest to design an antenna system to sound wireless channels and locate radio signals.

Disease Afflicting Frogs Becoming Deadlier

  • June 25, 2018

A disease-inducing fungus in amphibians worldwide could become deadlier as different genetic variations emerge, according to research led by The University of Alabama.