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UAB News: Global Stories

  • Faisal Shuaib, M.D., Dr.P.H., who led successful Ebola containment efforts in Nigeria, has been appointed to a six-man independent expert committee.The University of Alabama at Birmingham graduate who led successful Ebola containment efforts in Nigeria has now been tapped to serve as an international expert on the disease. Faisal Shuaib, M.D., Dr.P.H., head of the National Ebola Emergency Operations Center in Nigeria and a 2010 graduate of the UAB School of Public Health’s Dr.P.H. in International...

  • Antarctic research could reveal significant changes in continent’s ecology.Research biologist Maggie Amsler, left, and Ryan James, biology graduate student, before departing from UAB for their voyage.The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Antarctic marine research team set sail today from Punta Arenas, Chile, for a research expedition to the White Continent. During the next four-plus weeks, the team will be traveling south aboard the National Science Foundation’s ship Laurence M. Gould to document populations of deep-sea...

  • Alabama’s Smart Cities Hackathon to tackle urban challenges and offer solutions for a better future.The University of Alabama at Birmingham Sustainable Smart Cities Research Center and the School of Engineering are partnering with Alabama Media Group, Auburn University and Code for Birmingham to host Alabama’s Global Smart Cities Hackathon from Feb. 20-22. The hackathon is open to developers, students, researchers, business thinkers, policy analysts, journalists, designers, community organizers, urban planners — anyone interested in tackling today’s...

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