Research at UA

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Research News

UA’s National Corrosion Center celebrating expansion at open house

Corporate and government representatives who want to improve the performance of materials will be on hand for the event.
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Broadway’s ‘Kinky Boots’ leads to landmark research on fatherhood

UA professor's study shows negative effects on adult son’s well-being when father tries to “make a man out of him.”
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Record participation expected at national polymer conference at UA

The latest in polymer research is the focus of the 12th National Graduate Research Polymer Conference, to be held here June 19-22.
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Crowdfunding contest will help biology students pay for research

Crowdfunding is an emerging trend as the competition for grants and other monies becomes increasingly competitive.
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