Welcome to ever-expanding world of UAB research. For an overview of what’s happening at one of the top-ranked research universities in the U.S., click on Research at UAB and UAB in the News. You’ll learn about our more than 100 Research Centers, administration, oversight, announcements, and funding opportunities, plus catch up on the latest headlines in scientific breakthroughs and academic advances.

  • To network and capture opportunities in today’s diverse workplace, check out our ADVANCE program, administered by the Office for the Advancement of Women in Science and Engineering.
  • Connect with off-campus experts in your field by visiting the Southern Research Institute, a leading independent, not-for-profit center for scientific research. The Institute promotes scientific discovery and technology development in the areas of life sciences, engineering, energy, and the environment.
  • Ready to write up research and get results? Visit the Graduate School’s Professional Development Program for information on research and grant-writing workshops, in addition to other speaking, presentation and academic writing courses.

Student Research

Summer Research Expo
Undergraduate researchers from UAB and other institutions of higher education across the nation will present their summer research.

Graduate Student Research Days
The Ireland Awards are a series of research travel and tuition awards to encourage students to "catch the research bug."

Project for Scholarly Integrity
The University of Alabama at Birmingham provides graduate TAs training in responsible conduct of research

Graduate School News

Student Spotlight- Benjamin Owusu

Benjamin Owusu Student Spotlight Portrait 2Benjamin Owusu has been very busy during his time as a doctoral student at UAB. Read about all he has accomplished and why he is so deserving of being in the Graduate School's "Student Spotlight".  Read more ...

Exploring the mystery of bacteria that cause cavities and their role in overall human health

Stephanie Momeni squareStephanie Momeni, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biology at UAB, seeks to understand whether we can identify those strains of bacteria associated with tooth decay and whether we can determine how and when they are acquired. Read more ...

Are older adults receiving acute stroke treatment?

Karen Albright squareKaren Albright, DO, MPH, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Epidemiology, found that while older adults (aged 65+) accounted for 68 percent of ischemic stroke discharges at hospitals across the U.S., they only make up approximately half of the stroke patients receiving acute treatment. Read more ...
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