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Translating UA Inventions to Society to Improve with Key Role Filled

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Efforts to address society’s challenges by the flourishing research enterprise at The University of Alabama will be boosted with the filling of a critical role that shepherds innovation created on campus to the marketplace.

April 6, 2021

National Assessment Aims to Assist Needs of Women Veterans

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A national survey of women veterans hopes to provide the first comprehensive snapshot of the challenges they face transitioning to civilian life, providing veteran service organizations with data needed to expand outreach and better...

April 2, 2021

Faculty Can Now Publish Research Without Fees Thanks to UA Libraries

UA faculty will no longer be charged a fee for publishing articles in any of the nearly 400 open access academic journals.

April 1, 2021

Groundwater Impact on Oceans Cannot Be Ignored, Major Study Finds

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The international study involves data from Mobile Bay collected by researchers at The University of Alabama.

March 30, 2021

UA Researcher to Study Severe Weather Public Communication

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The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, or UCAR, has awarded a grant to Dr. Cory Armstrong to examine the effectiveness of tornadic-related weather information on the general public.

March 26, 2021

UA’s Champion Spirit Isn’t Limited to Athletics

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UA has championship-caliber programs and people in athletics and beyond.

March 26, 2021

UA Students Highlight Research, Creativity During Annual Conference

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About 350 students are participating, and all faculty and staff are invited to attend.

March 24, 2021

New Grant Strengthens Work to Solve Rural Wastewater Challenge

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Recently announced federal funding will move forward an ambitious project to demonstrate effective solutions to raw sewage draining into the waterways of the state’s Black Belt region.

March 12, 2021

In Detecting Particle, UA Researchers Help Prove 60-Year-Old Theory

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Two researchers from The University of Alabama are part of an international project that detected a cosmic interaction never observed before, but predicted 60 years ago.

March 10, 2021

Earth’s Position and Orbit Spurred Ancient Marine Life Extinction

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Ancient rocks from Tennessee revealed the Earth’s rotation and orbit around the Sun controlled the timing of oceanic dead zones in a mass extinction of marine life about 370 million years ago.

March 2, 2021

UA Researchers Building Communication Robot for Law Enforcement

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Engineering and communication researchers at The University of Alabama are building the next generation of affordable law enforcement robotic technology.

February 24, 2021

Evidence of Predation by Octopuses Pushed Back By 25 Million Years

New research involving the Alabama Museum of National unveiled the earliest evidence of octopus predation in the fossil record.

February 22, 2021

State Business Leaders Optimistic on Early 2021 Economy

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Even with the continued stress from the pandemic, business leaders in the state remained mostly optimistic that their businesses will have a positive start to 2021, according a quarterly survey done by economists at...

February 18, 2021

ALRI Strategic Plan to Spur Research to Improve Human Condition

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The plan will strengthen UA's efforts to improve the quality of life across the state.

February 16, 2021

UA Professors to Study Underwater Robotics Wireless Communications

Selected by the National Science Foundation, the professors will lead a $1.5 million effort to develop an infrastructure for underwater research robots to exchange information.

February 11, 2021