Displaying items by tag: science in motion

The State of Alabama High School Programming Contest will bring talented students from across the state to the University of Alabama at Birmingham on May 17 for a contest that tests computer programming skills.
Area children will learn just how fun science can be during Mad Scientist Day at the University of Alabama at Birmingham May 17. The event, which is hosted by the Birmingham chapter of Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society, is free and open to elementary and middle school students.
Fifteen undergraduates from universities across the country will be on campus as part of the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)  Summer Program from May 19-July 25.
May 01, 2014

Sharper Image

UAB’s new Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) facility is the largest and most advanced in the state.
May 01, 2014

Diamond in the Rough

Industrial diamonds may be less flashy than their multifaceted, organic cousins, but their durability offers great potential for scientific use Yogesh Vohra, Ph.D., professor of physics and associate dean of the UAB College of Arts and Sciences, has been conducting research on manmade diamonds for many years.
May 01, 2014

Winners Circle

In a stunning achievement, four College faculty members were awarded CAREER Awards by the National Science Foundation. The recipients are Dr. Eugenia Kharlampieva, Chemistry; Dr. Karolina Mukhtar, Biology; Dr. Thamar Solorio and Dr. Ragib Hasaan, Computer and Information Sciences.
May 01, 2014

A Strong Stem

UAB was one of only five research universities chosen by the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) as expansion sites for their UTeach secondary science, technology, engineering, and math teacher preparation programs.
You won’t find the “Fas pathway” on any hiking map, but thousands of researchers around the world are avidly studying the cellular receptor for clues that could have historic impact not only on disease but on science’s understanding of life and death.
High school students from across Alabama tested their neuroscience knowledge at the fourth annual Alabama Brain Bee held at theUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham on Feb. 22, and the winner placed second nationally in March.
The seventh annual UAB Expo: An Exposition of Undergraduate Scholarship will showcase research and scholarly work by University of Alabama at Birmingham undergraduate students across all academic disciplines and departments.
For most of us, Antarctica is a story of ice. But for UAB Biology, the story is about what happens beneath the icy surface.
The upcoming Interdisciplinary Innovation Forum explores Mathematical Biology and features four speakers who will highlight advances in the field, which could determine the future of medicine for generations.
Passwords guard everything from our cellphones to our bank accounts, but they often present a relatively weak challenge to hackers looking for the information that passwords should protect. New research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, in collaboration with the University of California at Irvine, proposes and tests a variety of methods that add a strong second layer of security to a password.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham is one of five research universities awarded a grant to implement a program that will increase the number of highly trained secondary science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, teachers in the classroom.
A team of University of Alabama at Birmingham faculty and students have created a free, downloadable smartphone application to help health care providers and cancer patients identify more than 500 valuable community resources for people in North Central Alabama battling cancer.
An interdisciplinary collaboration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham recently established a research method that has expanded the institution’s already robust capacity for discovery, addressing a need that will aid in critical initiatives addressing a variety of diseases including cancer, chronic inflammatory autoimmune diseases and age-related degenerative diseases.
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