During the December winter holidays, vehicle crash fatalities are higher than expected and there are more crashes along rural roads, according to the study.
With about $1.8 million in funding, The University of Alabama is leading an effort to significantly increase the emergency telemedicine capabilities in rural Alabama.
A study of Thanksgiving week vehicle crash data from the past five years in Alabama shows travel after dark increases risk for crashes and fatalities, leading to the conclusion that, if possible, all modes of transportation should be avoided after the sun goes down.
A diverse and multidisciplinary team of researchers at The University of Alabama at Birmingham and The University of Alabama was awarded a $7.1 million grant over five years to conduct a comprehensive study of risk and protective factors for healthy brain development in children.
The partnership fuels a newly-formed research and workforce development center to meet the needs of the booming electric vehicle market.
Research at The University of Alabama continues to grow, recording the eighth straight year of record external funding for projects that expand knowledge and spark innovation.
Researchers from The University of Alabama are among those to receive funding from NOAA for climate science and community resilience projects.
While not as confident in the economic outlook as they were earlier this year, state business leaders remain optimistic in growth through year’s end, according to the latest quarterly survey by The University of Alabama.