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The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is a U.S. Department of Energy institute focusing on scientific initiatives to research health risks from occupational hazards, assess environmental cleanup, respond to radiation medical emergencies, support national security and emergency preparedness, and educate the next generation of scientists.

ORISE now accepting applications for EERE Postdoctoral Research Awards

April 19, 2016 - ORISE, a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) institute, is seeking Ph.D. researchers for a paid, two-year fellowship through the DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE).

ORISE building earns EPA’s ENERGY STAR® certification for superior energy efficiency

March 16, 2016 - The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education’s Facilities and Transportation Department office building, managed by ORAU, has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR® certification.

REAC/TS redesignated as Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Radiation Emergency Assistance for another term

Jan. 11, 2016 - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/World Health Organization (WHO) redesignated the Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS) at the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education as a Collaborating Center for Radiation Emergency Assistance for four more years.

Ashley Cross at ORNL

Ashley Cross, an undergraduate researcher, was one of more than 6,000 students and faculty who took part in ORISE-managed research programs last year. Learn more about her research with microorganisms at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.


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 have catapulted their careers in science and technology.