Research

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.

UA Researcher Helps to Understand Possible Antarctic Glacier Collapse

  • May 1, 2018

Dr. Rebecca Totten Minzoni, an assistant professor of geological sciences, has a role to play as a marine geologist and paleontologist in the roughly $25 million research collaboration. She will use her expertise in finding clues to the past behavior of Thwaites Glacier through what is left behind in the offshore sediment to inform models for how the glacier could behave in the future.

UA Professor Finds John Stuart Mill in the Margins

  • April 30, 2018

More than a century after John Stuart Mill’s personal library was donated to an Oxford college, a University of Alabama English professor and a team of international collaborators are allowing a broader audience access to the history literally hand-written by Mill into the margins of his books.

UA Researcher Awarded USDA Grant to Improve Flavor Quality in Foods

  • April 26, 2018

Dr. Lingyan Kong, of The University of Alabama, was recently awarded a $425,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to research and improve flavor use efficiency and stability in foods using supramolecular starch-flavor structures.