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UA, NASA Sign Earth Science and Space Technology Agreement

The University of Alabama and NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center signed a five-year agreement to advance to foster research, expertise and capabilities associated with earth sciences and space exploration technology.

September 23, 2022

Small Wetlands the Focus of UA Effort to Boost Resource Management

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Researchers at The University of Alabama are investigating how the role of the patchwork of small drainage spots across the Southeast is changing as flooding becomes more frequent.

September 19, 2022

Interim Executive Director Named for Alabama Water Institute

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Mike Gremillion, who has led the Global Water Security Center at The University of Alabama for over a year, has been named the interim executive director of the Alabama Water Institute.

September 12, 2022

UA Work Shows Path for Finding Early Life Here and on Other Planets

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Using a powerful microscope, researchers at The University of Alabama have shown a method that can provide strong data in determining the origin of life on Earth and if life existed on another planet.

September 8, 2022

Low-cost Solution Viable for Self-Driving Cars to Spot Hacked GPS

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Transportation researchers at The University of Alabama developed a promising, inexpensive system to overcome one challenge of self-driving vehicle technology: GPS hacking that can send a self-driving vehicle to the wrong destination.

September 6, 2022

UA Leading Investigation Into Alternative Pain Treatment

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The research is exploring minuscule doses of a potent toxin to treat pain without opioids or nerve-block injections.

August 26, 2022

Undergraduate Research Boosted With Move to Academic Affairs

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To enhance the campus culture for undergraduate students involved in research and scholarly endeavors, the Office for Undergraduate Research is moving to the Capstone Center for Student Success.

August 23, 2022

UA Research Enterprise Enjoys Remarkable Year

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The portion of faculty members engaged in externally funded research as well as the number of faculty receiving honorific awards last academic year were the most in the University's history.

August 19, 2022

Federal Award To Help UA Electrify Crimson Ride

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With nearly $8 million in federal transit funds, The University of Alabama will replace a quarter of its transit system buses with electric buses, reducing emissions and further positioning UA and the region as...

August 17, 2022

New Director to Form Partnerships that Support Industry, Boost UA

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A new role under the Office for Research and Economic Development is charged with creating transformational partnerships that combine outcomes from impactful research at The University of Alabama with the critical technology and workforce...

August 4, 2022

UA Researcher Investigates Drivers of Antarctic Ice Retreat

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The study will improve contemporary climate models and projections of rising sea level.

August 2, 2022

Engineering Professor, Automotive Pioneer Adds New R&D Role

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Dr. Bharat Balasubramanian will take on the additional responsibility of creating and implementing a vision for connected, automated and electric mobility research and elevating the profile of the Alabama Transportation Institute.

July 28, 2022

Automotive Veteran Tapped to Lead Mobility and Power Center

An experienced leader with Honda Motor Company and entrepreneur will direct the Alabama Mobility and Power Center at The University of Alabama.

July 27, 2022

State Business Leaders Not Confident in Economy

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For the first time in eight years Alabama business leaders have a negative outlook for the economy, according to the latest quarterly survey by The University of Alabama.

July 27, 2022

AWI Names Second Class of Faculty Fellowship Recipients

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The program recognizes UA faculty for outstanding research, extension and education programs that significantly advance UA’s interdisciplinary water-related communities of science.

July 27, 2022