The Center for Advanced Public Safety at the University of Alabama tracks some of the numbers. In 2017, CAPS says 66-percent of accidents in Alabama were caused by pedestrians not drivers. Read more
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Early results of an ongoing public survey to measure the effectiveness of warning messages issued ahead of and during the deadly 1/9 Debris Flow reveal significant failures by Santa Barbara County officials to properly alert Montecito residents to the dangers they faced. The study is being conducted by the University… Read more
Of all the internet has brought, 360-degree videos that let users see around a fixed point are among the coolest, but it is difficult at the rate data travels for all of a high-quality, 360-video to arrive at the end user perfectly from the start. A University of Alabama researcher… Read more
A new participant in the national Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition Series, The University of Alabama team finished the four-year program strong, racking up several awards. Read more
A professor at The University of Alabama is honored by the Navy. Dr. Andy Lemmon, a UA engineering professor, who has participated in a three-year study on how to better equip Navy ships for the future was given a half-million dollar grant. Read more
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A new University of Alabama study shows a person not wearing a seatbelt in a car crash is 40 times more likely to die than those who buckle up. Read more
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A University of Alabama professor has recently received a prestigious award from the U.S. Navy in hopes of advancing the future of Naval ships. Read more
With funding from a National Science Foundation CAREER Award, a pioneering bioengineering project at The University of Alabama will engineer environments that mimic conditions in the brain to gain insight into this process in metastatic breast cancer. Read more
Those involved in auto crashes while not wearing seat belts are 40 times more likely to die than those who buckle up, according to an analysis of state crash records from the past five years by University of Alabama researchers. Read more
Two student-led research teams from The University of Alabama are part of a federal program to develop sustainable technologies to solve current environmental and public health challenges. Read more