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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

UA Research to Help Rural Residents with Hearing Loss

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A more than $2 million NIH grant will further work at The University of Alabama to improve the lives of those suffering from hearing loss in rural areas of the state.

February 8, 2021

Early Promise for Natural Compound in Combatting Parkinson’s

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A lab at The University of Alabama has shown a compound found in a common shrub in India exhibits neuroprotective effects against Parkinson’s disease characteristics induced by an herbicide in fruit flies.

February 5, 2021

Pandemic’s Effects Will Linger on State’s Growing Economy

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The state’s economy could grow by 2.6% in 2021, a good clip that will not pull the state out of the hole created in 2020 by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report published...

February 3, 2021

CHES Grant Writing Institute Boosts Research

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CHES has created a unique environment to encourage and support faculty in their scholarly pursuits.

February 1, 2021

NASA Mission to Include Contributions from UA Engineering

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Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama will contribute to a pioneering spaceflight mission set to launch in 2025.

February 1, 2021

UA, Tuscaloosa File Joint Patent to Detect Community Blight

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The University of Alabama and the City of Tuscaloosa collaborated to create a system that can automatically detect blighted areas in a community, helping prevent issues before they escalate into costly repairs for property...

January 27, 2021

UA Engineering Researchers Investigating Solutions for Jet Biofuel

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The study is part of a $3.8 million grant from the United States Department of Energy.

January 21, 2021

UA Part of National Effort to Strengthen Coronavirus Vaccine Rollout

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The research coalition is aimed at strengthening the community’s role and involvement in an equitable campaign.

December 17, 2020

UA Receives Grant to Study Social, Emotional Learning in Children

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The $5 million federal grant funds a study on the importance of social and emotional learning in elementary school students' success.

December 14, 2020

Biomedical Sciences Team Joins The University of Alabama

Three professors will boost UA's research and innovation in the design and engineering of advanced drug delivery systems.

November 30, 2020

Even With Less Traffic, Drivers Should Use Caution During Holidays

Although there have been fewer crashes reported, there have been more fatal crashes than traffic patterns would suggest.

November 20, 2020

Faculty Leading, Collaborating Nationally During Pandemic

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How do you dissect a specimen in a virtual class? UA faculty are helping answer this question and more at the national level.

November 18, 2020

UA Contributing Solutions to Wastewater Treatment in Rural Alabama

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Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama are part of a prestigious project to demonstrate effective solutions to raw sewage draining into the waterways of the state’s Black Belt region.

November 17, 2020

Free Program Helps Children with Disabilities, Developmental Delays

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The University is offering a free new program, EI@UA, to support families of young children who have disabilities or developmental delays.

November 13, 2020