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Research & Economic Development

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Our research efforts make a real difference in the lives of the people we serve. Our world-class faculty, professional staff and students are leading the way as we develop new technologies, advance scientific discovery and harness the power of creative thought to fuel the economy of the future.

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Research Resources

The University of Alabama celebrates the ongoing efforts of faculty and staff to engage students in innovative research and entrepreneurship. The University is committed to providing faculty and students with the resources and staff support that turn imagination and inspiration into reality.


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The University of Alabama is leveraging its strengths to address some of the most pressing challenges facing society and improve quality of life for those in Alabama, the southeast and around the globe.

  • Alabama Cyber Institute
  • Alabama Life Research Institute
  • Alabama Materials Institute
  • Alabama Transportation Institute
  • Alabama Water Institute