Learn more about ORISE and how we're supporting DOE and other federal agencies' missions to strengthen the nation's science education and research initiatives.
Mean, Green, Recycling Machines: Undergraduate Scholarship Competition
ORISE is hosting a research-based challenge for undergraduate students and you could win a $5,000 scholarship! The challenge? Develop a website on plastic recycling. Research your school's current process for recycling plastic and then design/create a strategy to make the process more efficient.
The deadline for this contest is November 30. Visit the STEM Scholarships page for more info!
History in STEM Lesson Plan Competition
Teachers, history is being made every second of every day, and there are so many fun ways to tie it to STEM! The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) wants to see how you can incorporate history into one of your existing content specific STEM lesson plans.
The deadline for this contest is October 31. Visit the STEM Competitions for K-12 Educators page for more info!
ORISE facilitates virtual DOE Summit featuring Climate Envoy John Kerry and Microsoft Billionaire Bill Gates
The ORISE peer review team recently recently supported the Energy Earthshots Initiative by managing logistics for the first Hydrogen Shot Summit on August 31 and September 1, 2021. Designed to engage stakeholders, the Hydrogen Shot Summit convened thousands of participants online to discuss a framework and set the stage for demonstrator projects that address barriers preventing clean hydrogen from being deployed at scale.
Daniel Becker, Ph.D., analyzed the infectious disease dynamics of songbirds using statistical and theoretical modeling as a former fellow in the Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Participation Program.
Applications are open now for the 2022-2023 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship (AEF) Program
The AEF Program provides unique opportunities for accomplished K-12 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educators to serve 11 months in a Federal agency or U.S. Congressional office.
AEF Program applications must be submitted by November 19, 2021. View the AEF news release for more information!