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U.S. Department of Energy ORNL Site Office Manager Johnny Moore recently presented a commemorative plaque to ORAU for its continued support of DOE’s Tennessee Science Bowl, an annual competition aimed at encouraging high school students to excel in science and math and to pursue careers in those fields.
Oak Ridge Associated Universities has named Dr. Dean Evasius as vice president and director of science education programs.
ORISE, which is managed by ORAU, was recently recognized for its pursuit of excellence in health and safety and for achieving continued recognition at the Star level in DOE's VPP.
The number of foreign students pursuing science and engineering doctorates in the United States continues to trend upward, and the rates at which they remain in the United States to work after graduation are at or near the highest levels observed.
ORISE report shows number of health physics degrees increased for graduates, decreased for undergraduates in 2010
The number of health physics graduate degrees increased for both master’s and doctoral candidates in 2010, but decreased for bachelor’s degrees, says a report released this year by ORISE.
Sixteen ORAU employees received U.S. Department of Energy Secretarial Honor Awards, presented by Energy Secretary Steven Chu, for their work supporting the agency in responding to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor crisis in Japan.
ORISE report shows graduation, enrollment rates for nuclear engineering candidates are still at highest ranges reported since 1980s
After a one-year decline, the number of graduate and undergraduate nuclear engineering degrees earned in the United States bounced back in 2010. A recent report from the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education shows enrollments of both undergraduate and graduate nuclear engineering students are still in the highest ranges reported since the early 1980s.
The crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi plant reminded the world that we are vulnerable. The response to this emergency is among the topics to be discussed at the 5th International REAC/TS Symposium on the Medical Basis for Radiation Accident Preparedness.
ORISE Beryllium Lab congratulated for its excellence in providing services during recent onsite inspection by Accreditation Committee of College of American Pathologists. The inspection results in accreditation for the second time for the lab.
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ORISE Fact Sheets
- ORISE Fact Sheet (PDF, 430 KB)
- Environmental Assessments and Health Physics Fact Sheet (PDF, 866 KB)
- Health Communication Fact Sheet (PDF, 340 KB)
- National Security and Emergency Management Fact Sheet (PDF, 600 KB)
- Radiation Emergency Medicine Fact Sheet (PDF, 400 KB)
- Science Education Fact Sheet (PDF, 325 KB)
- Scientific Peer Review Fact Sheet (PDF, 270 KB)
- Worker Health Studies Fact Sheet (PDF, 315 KB)
ORISE in the News
- REACTS in Vietnam (Knoxnews.com Oct 16 2012)
- Training in Taiwan: rad nightmares (Knoxnews.com Jul 27 2012)
- Medical training for radiation emergencies (Knoxnews.com Jul 27 2012)
- ORAU gets $3.2M fee (Knoxnews.com Apr 5 2012)
- It’s a rad, rad world (Knoxnews.com Mar 3 2012)
- Half of Koreans don't return after getting US science degrees (The Korea Times Jan 29 2012)
- Foreign students getting their science doctorates in the U.S. are sticking around, especially those from China and India (Knoxnews.com Jan 27 2012)
- Officials discuss methods of crisis communication (NPTelegraph.com Jan 11 2012)
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