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UAHuntsville professor conducts study of psychology behind disaster decisions

Dr. Marita O'Brien

We all know about preparations typically made ahead of time for disasters – filling our gas tanks, stocking up on batteries and food, retrieving our weather radios. But what about the psychology behind our decision-making when a disaster actually strikes?

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UAHuntsville students hope glove keyboard will revolutionize use of devices with one hand

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Give a hand to some computer engineering students at UAHuntsville for designing a tool that could revolutionize new ways of using electronic devices with just one hand.

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UAHuntsville RCEU program highlights students’ recent achievements

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Students in the UAHuntsville Research and Creative Experiences for Undergraduates Program recently presented results of their research at the 43rd International Symposium on Essential Oils in Lisbon, Portugal.

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UAH working to enhance use of off-the-shelf helicopters for military and commercial use

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What amounts to serious scientific research could, at first glance, be mistaken for students at The University of Alabama in Huntsville letting off a little stress with radio-controlled helicopters.

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UAHuntsville graduates find opportunity; develop software to search patent database

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It was conversations with lawyers, engineers, and inventors, when a trio of graduates of UAHuntsville discovered that the same frustrations kept coming up.

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Smith chosen interim research vice president; committee established to lead national search

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Dean Smith has been named interim vice president for research for UAHuntsville, officials with the university announced today.

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UAHuntsville student seeking ‘Holy Grail’ of rocket propulsion system

holygrailTNCan a device formerly used to test nuclear weapons effects find a new life in rocket propulsion research? That is the question in which researchers at UAHuntsville seek an answer.

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The climate of our forefathers

dry cornTNFour hot summers in the past six year and June temperatures topping the 100-degree mark across the state have Alabama's state climatologist wondering if the state might be returning to the hotter summer climate that once was normal for this part of the country.

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UAHuntsville economist addresses women’s employment outlook, stresses education

ormanthumb smallThe latest employment numbers for working women can best be described as a mixed bag, but a silver lining looms for women — especially if they have earned one or more college degrees, according to Dr. Wafa Orman, economist at UAHuntsville.

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UAHuntsville media psychologist examines effects of technology rich world

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As daily news of cyber crimes, such as bullying, sextortion and pornography, and other forms of fraud are reported deciphering good from bad web sites is key to navigating the Internet in today’s fast paced technological society according to communications professor Dr. Pavica Sheldon, at The University of Alabama in Huntsville

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