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UA Adds Student Research Responsibilities to Bissell’s Roles

A University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences’ administrator and researcher will add campus-wide undergraduate research responsibilities to her roles, UA announced today.

UA Psychologists Awarded Contract to Bolster Services for Pain, Behavioral Health

A team of psychology researchers at The University of Alabama has been awarded a two-year contract from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to help integrate behavioral health and chronic pain treatment plans into Alabama’s 15 federally-qualified health centers.

UA Names Wade Director of Economic Development Academy

Veteran economic developer Neal Wade has joined The University of Alabama Research and Economic Development team as director of its new Economic Development Academy.

Thanksgiving Week Brings Driving Dangers, According to UA Study

Automobile crashes caused by deer, alcohol and bad weather are more common during the week of Thanksgiving than the rest of the year, according to a recent study of traffic data by The University of Alabama Center for Advanced Public Safety.

UA Professor Wins Cross Cultural Research Award

Dr. Melissa Johnston’s research on Brazilian libraries earned The University of Alabama faculty member an award from the Association for Educational Communications and Technology.

UA Student to Attend U.N. Climate Change Talks in Peru

The American Chemical Society selected eight students nationwide, including a University of Alabama senior, as representatives to attend the upcoming United Nations climate-change conference in Lima, Peru.

UA Doctoral Student Named Fellow by International Organization

A University of Alabama engineering doctoral student was named a fellow by the International Road Federation.

UA Professor Developing Wearable Device to Track Diet

A University of Alabama researcher is the lead on a $1.8 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Health to test the practical accuracy of a wearable sensor in tracking diet.

UA Hosts Second Year of Three-Minute Thesis Competition

Graduate students at The University of Alabama get a chance to show off their research and presentation skills in the second iteration of Three Minute Thesis, and this time the stakes are even higher.

Journalist Presents “The Science of Why We Deny Science” in UA’s ALLELE Lecture

Science and political journalist Chris Mooney will present “The Science of Why We Deny Science,” as part of the 2014-2015 Alabama’s Lecture on Life’s Evolution, or ALLELE, series at The University of Alabama.

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