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UA’s Insurance Center Welcomes New Researcher

The Alabama Center for Insurance Information and Research at The University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Commerce has welcomed a new associate researcher to its team.

UA Research Featured in World’s Top Science Journal

Research co-authored by two University of Alabama geography professors published today in an online edition of Nature, the world’s most highly cited interdisciplinary scientific journal.

UA Students Ready to Make Muscle Car Greener in National Contest

After nearly 18 months preparing, The University of Alabama EcoCAR 3 team is ready to turn a 2016 Chevrolet Camaro into an advanced, significantly more energy-efficient vehicle that should maintain the speed and performance of the muscle car.

Transformers Toys Provide Key Character Lessons, UA Researcher Says

Parents looking for holiday gifts that instill character should check out the Transformer toys and DVDs, a University of Alabama researcher says.

UA Professor Helps Discover Theory in How Glaciers Influenced Land Formations

A University of Alabama geographer’s forecasting model has helped determine heavily glaciated areas in North America more than 25,000 years ago significantly affected temperatures and land formations in unglaciated areas more than 200 miles away.

UA ‘Innovation Day’ to Feature New Technologies, Guidance for Entrepreneurs

University of Alabama students will showcase a concussion detection system and cellular signal strengthening technology, and entrepreneurs will detail the ins and outs of starting and running a successful business during the third Office for Research and Economic Development Innovation Day to be held on campus Dec. 2.

UA-Affiliated Technology Aims to Improve Drinking Water

A method of cleaning drinking water with light is being tested and developed at The University of Alabama with the hope of creating a product available for homes and businesses.

UA Astronomers’ Work Begins where Alice in Wonderland Meets Einstein

Research results from the “Cheshire Cat” group of galaxies show how manifestations of Einstein’s 100-year-old theory can lead to new discoveries today. The research was co-authored by University of Alabama astronomers.

UA Physicists Share in Breakthrough Prize for Neutrino Research

A team of University of Alabama physicists has received recognition for making key contributions to a landmark study of neutrinos that won the Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics recently in California.

UA Offers Three Minute Thesis Competition

The University of Alabama Graduate School will host the third annual Three Minute Thesis competition, which challenges graduate students to demonstrate their research and presentation skills concisely for cash prizes and travel grants.

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