Research

Even With Less Traffic, Drivers Should Use Caution During Holidays

  • November 20, 2020

There has been less traffic and fewer traffic crashes reported in Alabama during the pandemic, but caution is urged for drivers over the holidays because although there have been less crashes reported, there have been more fatal crashes than traffic patterns would suggest.

Two people work in a electrical engineering lab at The University of Alabama.

Moving Forward

  • October 30, 2020

UA researchers are working on improving efficiency, reducing costs and using more sustainable materials for electric vehicle motors.

Researchers in a lab with beakers

UA Research Continues to Surge

  • October 20, 2020

For the seventh consecutive year, UA earned record external funding for research and other sponsored activities, further securing its stature as a major comprehensive research-intensive university and one of the fastest growing research enterprises in the nation.

A tadpole is in a small pool of water inside the spiral of leaves of a plant.

Disruption to Tiny Life Can Lead to Big Changes in Warmer Climate

  • October 12, 2020

New research from The University of Alabama supports the growing consensus that, while some animals will find it difficult to adjust to predicted warmer temperatures, a more widespread effect of a changing climate is disruption in how ecosystems function.