Dr. Lauren Rast, Instructor of Physics and Project Leader for UAB Physics Online Education Project, offered her particular expertise in understanding how lightning works and how to stay safe.

A satellite or a spacecraft that better resists micro-meteor strikes. A new catalyst that lowers the cost of a major petroleum feedstock for plastics and slashes greenhouse gas emissions. These are possible payoffs from an inaugural collaboration between the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Southern Research.

Follow our new series on research happening in the Department of Biology. Today's installment features recent papers from The Krueger-Hadfield Lab.

UAB in Antarctica has fruitful research season on Earth’s southernmost continent.
The Birmingham City Council Transportation Committee provides funding for the UAB TRIP Lab’s current driving safety community outreach efforts.

Follow our new series on research happening in the Department of Biology. Today's installment features recent papers from the Sun Lab.

Follow our new series on research happening in the Department of Biology. Today's installment features recent papers from the Morris Lab.

Follow our new series on research happening in the Department of Biology. Today's installment features recent papers from Dr. Jessica Hoffman (Postdoc in Dr. Austad’s Lab).

An amateur collector donates fossils, leading to the discovery of a new ancient sea turtle species.
April 03, 2018

They Persisted

Despite complex social, cultural, and professional trends that keep women from academic careers in the sciences and mathematics, a small percentage of female research faculty stay the course.

April 03, 2018

Across the Spectrum

Four female faculty members in the Department of Psychology study and treat Autism Spectrum Disorder.

The Undergraduate Immunology Program launched in fall 2017. What drew its founding students to invest four years in the study of the immune system, and UAB? Four UIP students share their thoughts.

Students from underrepresented groups and from schools with limited research opportunities get stipends and do hands-on research in high-risk, high-reward projects.

While all wheeled toys carry some injury risk, children can still benefit from using them and getting exercise outdoors, said David Schwebel, director of the Youth Safety Lab at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

A jaw reconstruction surgery completed in the School of Dentistry has impacted the life of a professor in UAB Theatre.

"Humans will over time become even more vulnerable to such attacks," warns Dr. Nitesh Saxena of UAB's Department of Computer Science.

Follow the UAB in Antarctica blog to learn more about research and what it is like to travel to Earth's southernmost continent.
By developing a standardized set of aging resilience tests, a UAB biologist aims to identify predictors of long healthspan.
This understanding could help commercial crops resist pathogens and drought.

Follow our new series on research happening in the Department of Biology. Today's installment features recent papers from Dr. Trygve Tollefsbol.

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