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

50 awardees honored at 2016 CIRTL Awards Ceremony

cirtl logo sq 100x10050 awardees were honored on Wednesday April 27 at the 2016 CIRTL Awards Ceremony. To prepare for careers in STEM and Social Sciences, these graduate students and postdocs from across campus have undertaken training to develop their college teaching skills through UAB’s Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning. Read more ...

15 UAB faculty honored for excellence in mentorship

Mentorship Logo RGBFifteen faculty members were honored April 20 at a ceremony recognizing the University of Alabama at Birmingham's outstanding mentors. The 2016 Graduate School Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentorship Ceremony drew more than 120 people to celebrate the honoree's achievements. Read more ...

Exploring memory storage and retrieval through neuroscience and art

rememory group photo squareMika Guzman Karlsson, an MD/PhD candidate from the Sweatt lab, and Megan Rich, a PhD student from the Bolding lab, both from the Department of Neurobiology, described how memories are stored and retrieved at the Discoveries in the Making event at the Homewood Library on April 14, 2016. Read more ...
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