Research

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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.

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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.

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Four Professors Receive Early Career Research Awards

  • October 7, 2020

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.

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UA Law Professor Publishes Proposal to Reduce Firearm Suicides

  • October 1, 2020

A new medical journal article written by Fredrick Vars, the Ira Drayton Pruitt, Sr. Professor of Law, suggests doctors and mental health professionals could use voluntary do-not-sell lists for firearms as a new tool in their suicide prevention toolkit.