Research

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UA Researchers to Study Gulf Coast Severe Weather Communications

  • May 20, 2022

A new study by a team of professors from UA’s College of Communication and Information Sciences will examine the effectiveness of public risk messaging to help residents along the Gulf Coast stay safe during hurricanes and other extreme weather events.

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UA Fuels Tuscaloosa’s Economy

  • April 28, 2022

The University of Alabama continues to be a driving force in the Tuscaloosa area’s economy, according to a recent economic analysis.

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Equitable Care Path Reduces Disparity in Sport-Related Concussions

  • April 22, 2022

While previous work indicates Black patients of sports-related concussions suffer worse outcomes and receive lesser-quality care, a new study involving The University of Alabama shows that racial disparity is greatly reduced with equitable resources and established care paths.

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State Business Leaders Sour on Near-Term U.S. Economy

  • April 11, 2022

Even with confidence in the state economy growing along with increasing industry profits and sales, state business leaders are decidedly negative in their outlook for the nation’s economy, according to the latest quarterly survey by The University of Alabama.

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UA Awarded $360 Million to Lead National Water Effort

  • April 6, 2022

The University of Alabama is poised to become a standard bearer in translating water research into operations that improve the nation’s ability to predict water-related hazards and effectively manage water resources.