Research

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New Director to Oversee Water Research

Matthew Womble, an innovator in the water industry, hired to lead UA’s water-related projects.

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New Computing Center Expands Innovation Opportunities

Funded by a $96 million investment, the center boosts UA’s leadership in water security and AI research.

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UA Research Ranks No. 2 in Growth Among Peers

Spending on research and development activities at The University of Alabama more than doubled over five years.

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Poor Time Management Causes Poor Sleep for College Students

UA researcher finds that poor time management skills, particularly in organization, can lead to poor sleep quality.

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Economic Outlook Improving Among State Business Leaders

Alabama business leaders expect the economy to chug along, but uncertainty about the national economy is keeping full-on optimism in check.

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Natural Hazard Vulnerability Shows Disproportionate Risk

Leaders in data-driven risk modeling, UA researchers developed a detailed assessment and map of vulnerability.

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UA Research Aims to Improve Children’s Social-Emotional Skills 

The effective prevention program teaches yoga, meditation and more to help children learn to self regulate.

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An Image of the Milky Way Through a New Lens

UA researchers are part of an international group of scientists who used neutrinos to make an image of the Milky Way.

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UA-Led Electric Vehicle Project Wins Initial National Award

A proposal to strengthen the Deep South’s role in production and support of electric vehicles will be developed further.

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UA-Created Digital Exhibition of Alabama Artist Publicly Available

A project to digitally display and preserve the work of a well-regarded Birmingham artist has launched, drawing international attention.