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The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) video gallery offers an assortment of videos that complement our mission to advance science education and research programs.

Videos capture the experiences of some of the students and faculty who have participated in one of the more than 150 science education programs we administer for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and other government agencies. Other videos highlight ORISE's capabilities in the areas of science and training.

For questions about a particular video, contact one of our communications representatives listed in the right column.


Understanding Radiation Video Series

Understanding Radiation Video Series

The Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS) has developed informational videos that address specific questions about radiation exposure. 

ORNL ACTS Research internship

ORNL ACTS Research internship (3:36)

Are you a teacher interested in excelling in STEM area research? The ACTS program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory creates a cadre of outstanding science and math teachers by infusing them with content knowledge, enthusiasm and scientific research experience. 

Linking Students with Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Linking Students with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (3:01)

Research participants placed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory through science education programs administered by ORISE share how access to world-class research facilities and staff has catapulted their careers in science and technology.  

TN Science Bowl

Tennessee Science Bowl (0:49)

The Tennessee Science Bowl is a fast-paced, academic competition where teams of high school students from across the state of Tennessee to match their wits in math and science.

Cytogenetic Biodosimetry Laboratory: The Process

Cytogenetic Biodosimetry Laboratory: The Process (5:09)

Cytogenetic biodosimetry is used to identify damage to chromosomes in individuals who have been exposed to ionizing radiation.

Beryllium Awareness

Beryllium Awareness Video (15:10)

Beryllium is a metal used in many industries, including aerospace, defense and nuclear weapons production. Inhaling beryllium as dust or fumes from machining or manufacturing activities can cause sensitivity in some individuals that can evolve into chronic beryllium disease (CBD), formerly known as berylliosis.

Research Experiences

Chelsea DeCapua

Chelsea DeCapua (3:41)

Chelsea DeCapua used geographic information systems to identify new ways to improve emergency response while performing research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

Colleen Iversen

Colleen Iversen (3:30)

Tennessee doctoral student and Wesely award winner Colleen Iversen pursued research that considers how excess carbon dioxide affects plants.

S. Hakan Armagan

S. Hakan Armagan (4:01)

Omaha, Neb., science teacher S. Hakan Armagan, recently completed his third year with DOE’s Academies Creating Teacher Scientists program at ORNL’s Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility.

Patricia Hatch and Shawnta Lloyd

Patricia Hatch and Shawnta Lloyd (2:54)

Dr. Patricia Hatch and Shawnta Lloyd focused their research on ricin, a natural toxin designated as a possible agent of biological warfare by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Ashley Anderson and Amber Stoesser

Ashley Anderson and Amber Stoesser (5:41)

Ashley Anderson used organizational behavior to examine why some ethnic minorities resort to terrorism, and why others do not. Amber Stoesser, created interesting and innovative curricula for teaching the next generation of terrorism researchers.

DHS Scholarship and Fellowship Profiles

Mark Croce

Mark Croce

Mark Croce, an undergraduate at the University of California, Santa Barbara, spent a summer at Los Alamos National Laboratory working in the Nuclear Science and Safeguards Technology Division.

Brian Taylor

Brian Taylor

Brian Taylor, third-year graduate student at Case Western Reserve University, studied robotics as a participant in the DHS Scholarship and Fellowship Program.

Vijay Jain and Jinju Yi

Vijay Jain and Jinju Yi

Biochemistry majors Vijay Jain and Jinju Yi developed a “smart chip” detector that has been used for early detection of cancer marker proteins and to detect viruses.


Media Contacts

Pam Bonee
Director, Communications
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Manager, Communications
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Communications Specialist, Communications
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