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Four Professors Receive Early Career Research Awards

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Over the summer, four professors at The University of Alabama received national recognition early in their careers for innovative research that will increase understanding of our world while boosting UA’s educational mission.

October 7, 2020

Good Vibrations

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Researchers at The University of Alabama are working with Army scientists to develop and use chemical frequencies to quickly detect dangerous airborne chemicals.

July 28, 2020

Emoji Reveal Whiteness as Driver of Technology

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A study of broadening the skin tone of emoji to include diverse representation of race, ethnicity, gender and culture found emoji continue to center whiteness in their design and coding structures.

July 10, 2020

The Last Frontier

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Antarctica’s unique role helps UA research push boundaries of discovery.

July 2, 2020

UA Assists in Detection of Crab Nebula Using Innovative Telescope

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Researchers at The University of Alabama are part of an international team of scientists that used a new prototype telescope to detect energetic gamma rays from the Crab Nebula, opening doors for future discoveries.

June 1, 2020

UA Kick-Starts Six Projects Related to COVID-19 and Future Pandemics

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Six projects designed to deepen understanding of the coronavirus pandemic and future pandemics and positively influence society will receive seed funding from The University of Alabama.

May 28, 2020

Four UA Professors Selected for Early Career Awards

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Four professors at The University of Alabama this academic year received national recognition early in their careers for leading-edge research that will advance knowledge and enhance the educational experience.

May 14, 2020

Four Projects Receive Funding from UA CyberSeed Program

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Four promising research projects received funding from The University of Alabama CyberSeed program, the UA Office for Research and Economic Development announced.

May 5, 2020

UA Continues Success in National Business Start-Up Program

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Two inventive projects are participating in the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps, or I-Corps, Teams program. It provides university researchers entrepreneurial education, mentoring and funding to accelerate innovation to attract third-party funding and bring...

January 24, 2020

UA Researcher Awarded Time on Supercomputer

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Dr. David A. Dixon will access some of the world’s most powerful supercomputers to understand more about the properties of elements that power nuclear energy.

November 25, 2019

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 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

Two UA Professors Get Boost with NSF CAREER Awards

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The National Science Foundation granted a CAREER Award to Dr. Paulo T. Araujo in physics and astronomy and Dr. Kevin M. Kocot in biological sciences.

September 16, 2019

Law Enforcement ‘Use of Force’ Study Moves Forward

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University of Alabama researchers have expanded their study of law enforcement use of force, forming a partnership to help recruit participants.

August 27, 2019