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The NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship awarded University of Alabama civil engineering student Will Guin a renewable fellowship for graduate school.
The National Science Foundation awarded a $236,000 grant to Dr. Douglas M. Gibler, professor of political science at The University of Alabama, to collect and code data about armed conflict between nations.
The National Science Foundation selected seven University of Alabama students and one alumna for its Graduate Research Fellowship Program from among more than 13,000 applicants.
Telemedicine is a key component to providing specialty care in rural areas, said one University of Alabama professor. With the help of a grant, Dr. Lloyda Williamson had an opportunity to see how telemedicine programs work in other places.
University of Alabama faculty will present their work on a variety of research and scholarly topics at the College of Arts and Sciences 2013 Academy Conference, Tuesday, April 23, from 1-4:30 p.m. at the Bryant Conference Center.
The University of Alabama's chemistry department will host a day-long symposium featuring research contributions of faculty who are traditionally underrepresented in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
More than 550 students representing various disciplines are registered to present their findings April 16 during The University of Alabama’s annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference.
Analyses of clam shells used in ancient funeral ceremonies offer additional evidence as to how climate change may have contributed to the gradual collapse of an early South-American civilization, according to University of Alabama scientists.
The University of Alabama has been approved for a $1.27 million research award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to study different psychosocial treatments for the management of chronic pain.
A piece of handmade and hand-cut paper, made from the bark of a Tuscaloosa paper mulberry tree, unites through art the symbolic protector of a remote Mexican village with Big Al, thanks to an intrepid University of Alabama professor’s creative research.
The University of Alabama’s Board of Trustees has named Dr. Arunava Gupta, a professor of chemistry and chemical and biological engineering at UA, a Distinguished University Research Professor.
Later this week, a University of Alabama social work graduate student will fly to Sao Paulo, Brazil, where she’ll present research on health-care access for women in rural Haiti at an international conference.
Researchers from The University of Alabama were awarded a three-year, $800,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop and support collaborative research between academic researchers and residents of Alabama communities disproportionately impacted by poor health.
A University of Alabama researcher is the principal investigator in a large National Science Foundation project designed to discover and describe various types of green algae.
As hospitals move toward family-centered care, there is a greater need to evaluate the response of the whole family, not just the patient. By exploring the relationships between hospitalized children’s anxiety levels and mothers’ coping skills, a University of Alabama researcher hoped to learn more about how the health-care team can promote coping strategies in patients and families.
No longer a future technology, 3-D printing is becoming more commonplace in manufacturing and business, prompting The University of Alabama College of Engineering to open a lab that encourages creativity among faculty and students.
A research scientist with the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute will discuss biodiversity studies done in collaboration with oil and gas companies in an upcoming talk at The University of Alabama.
Three entrepreneurially-minded teams with University of Alabama members are among the 12 participating in a statewide business competition.
The University of Alabama Graduate School has announced the recipients of the 2013 Outstanding Graduate Student awards, to be presented during UA Honors Week, April 1–5.
The University of Alabama and University Libraries invite the public to hear a lecture by Dr. Michael Mendle, professor of history at UA, titled "Absolutely the Most Important Thing You Know Nothing About: Shorthand and Civilization in 17th Century England." The lecture will take place at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, in 205 Gorgas Library. The lecture is free; refreshments will be served.
The University of Alabama’s department of physics and astronomy invites members of the community to attend a series of public nights this season to look at the heavens through UA telescopes. The first of the free viewings is Thursday, Jan. 24 in 227 Gallalee Hall. The evening begins at 7 p.m. with a talk by Dr. Conor Henderson, UA assistant professor of physics and astronomy, on the discovery of the Higgs boson, or Higgs particle. Beginning at 8 p.m., Ron Buta, UA assistant professor, welcomes visitors to peer at the moon and Jupiter through telescopes in the dome atop Gallalee Hall.
Michelle Hindman, a senior in chemical and biological engineering at The University of Alabama, was recognized for research presented through a poster at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, or AIChE, 2012 annual meeting in Pittsburgh.
Analyzing Alabama and national fatal crash data during Thanksgiving week, University of Alabama researchers found common factors in fatal crashes throughout the year are exaggerated by the activity of Thanksgiving week.
Dr. Xiangrong Shen, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at The University of Alabama, hopes to develop an alternative below-knee prosthesis capable of actively powering the ankle joint for amputees.
Individuals interested in a career in geospatial sciences will have an opportunity to learn about the science and its applications during The University of Alabama’s Geospatial Information Sciences and Technologies Awareness Day Nov. 15.