ORISE welcomes 2017 summer researchers to ORNL

More than 475 summer researchers have arrived at Oak Ridge National Laboratory this summer to gain hands-on experience in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Sponsored by the DOE Office of Science, these programs provide real-world experiences in scientific research and fosters future involvement in STEM careers.

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Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellows announced

Twelve accomplished K-12 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers from across the United States have been named 2017-2018 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellows.

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Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellows
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Become a Mentor to the Next Generation of Scientists

Ian Anderson, director of graduate education and university partnerships at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, discusses why mentors are so important to the STEM fields.


Faster Food Safety

As a research participant with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Dr. Yun Wang is researching ways to improve detection for the botulinum neurotoxin, the most potent toxin known.

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A REAC/TS nurse demonstrates a radiation detection instrument during an on site course held in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

REAC/TS Radiation Emergency Medicine course available in August

Learn about the fundamentals of radiobiology as well as the medical care and management of patients involved with radiological and/or nuclear incident during this 3½-day course, presented by the Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site.

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ORISE’s Radiological and Environmental Analytical Laboratory receives ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation for its quality of operations

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An ORISE scientist analyzes a sample for radiological or chemical contaminants