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NASA, UA Strengthen Relationship for Work on In-Space Manufacturing

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An agreement between The University of Alabama and NASA will enhance inventive research assisting space exploration and strengthening education of tomorrow’s aerospace workforce.

November 8, 2019

UA Faculty Receive Major Funding to Combat Opioid Crisis

Two UA faculty members and their teams recently received a combined $3.8 million to fund their work in fighting opioid use disorder.

November 6, 2019

Wilson Tapped to Manage Research and Technology Agreements

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Lauren Wilson, who has led initiatives and supported The University of Alabama’s research enterprise for 13 years, has been selected as the assistant vice president for research and technology agreements.

October 30, 2019

UA to Lead Project to Help Reduce Infant Mortality Rates in Alabama

University of Alabama School of Social Work researchers will soon expand a statewide drug and mental health screening program to address infant mortality in Alabama.

October 30, 2019

In Industry Partnership, UA Researchers Test Hemp Grown in Alabama

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Biological research at The University of Alabama will assist the emerging hemp industry in the state by examining the plant's chemical make-up.

October 28, 2019

UA Part of Study on Shifting Role of Arctic Permafrost Carbon Emissions

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An earth-systems scientist at The University of Alabama assisted a large research project in the Arctic that shows the region could increase carbon dioxide emissions after millenniums of holding it beneath the frozen surface.

October 22, 2019

UA Research Sets Another Record: External Sponsored Awards Surge

For the second consecutive year, The University of Alabama attracted record external funding for research and other sponsored activities, further cementing its role as a comprehensive research university that promotes economic and societal development...

October 21, 2019

Interested in Campus Research Opps? Check Out this Event.

Students are invited to attend the Faculty Research Showcase Nov. 8 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Ballroom to learn more about campus research opportunities for students.

October 18, 2019

New University of Alabama Program to Expand Research with Industry

A new University of Alabama program is designed to strengthen research and development partnerships with industry while accelerating opportunities for students to work on leading-edge solutions to some of society’s most challenging problems.

October 15, 2019

UA Part of Tornado Research Project in Alabama

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Students at The University of Alabama will observe nearby volunteer households to record how people react to severe weather events as part of research across the Southeast on tornadoes.

October 9, 2019

UA Launches Education Research Collaborative with Auburn

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The University of Alabama College of Education has forged an innovative research collaborative with Auburn University to address social justice issues in education in Alabama.

October 9, 2019

Researchers Develop Tool to Diagnose Dying Forests

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Predicting if droughts and heat waves will kill a forest is difficult, but new work involving an engineering researcher at The University of Alabama could help spot problems early to mitigate risks and possibly...

October 7, 2019

UA Research Looks to Asteroid Belt for Clues on Early Solar System

By examining meteorites, research led by The University of Alabama is tackling some of the biggest questions of our solar system, chiefly how the make-up of the inner planets formed.

October 1, 2019

Participants Wanted for Inaugural Faculty Research Showcase

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The Office for Undergraduate Research and the Office of Research and Economic Development want members of the faculty to participate in the inaugural Faculty Research Showcase.

September 27, 2019

UA’s Black Warrior Review Receives Whiting Honor

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Black Warrior Review, an entirely student-run literary publication in The University of Alabama’s English department, is one of five national magazines to receive a 2019 Whiting Literary Magazine Prize from the Whiting Foundation.

September 27, 2019