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

This week in UAB Graduate School: Feb. 8-14, 2016

This Week 75pxHere's what is happening this week at UAB for graduate students and/or postdocs. If you have an event to add for this week or future "this week" blog posts, email juliemck@uab.edu. Read more ...

This week in UAB Graduate School: Feb. 1-7, 2016

This Week 75pxHere's what is happening this week at UAB for graduate students and/or postdocs. If you have an event to add for this week or future "this week" blog posts, email juliemck@uab.edu. Read more ...

Free workshops for the savvy graduate student

PDP logoThree free Accelerate Your Dissertation workshops and two free Demystify the Institutional Review Board (IRB) workshops are planned for spring 2016. Read more ...
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