ORISE marks 25th Anniversary

ORISE marks 25th Anniversary

ORISE was officially created as a U.S. Department of Energy asset on April 13, 1992, with an operating budget of $75 million and encompassing programs in science education, training, and environmental and occupational health.

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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.

Advance your career!

The DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program (SCGSR) program is now accepting applications. Applications are due May 16, 2017 at 5 p.m. Eastern Time.

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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
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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.


Congratulations to Oak Ridge High School - 2017 Tennessee Science Bowl Winners

A team from Oak Ridge High School has advanced to the National Science Bowl after winning the 2017 Tennessee Science Bowl, held in February at Pellissippi State Community College in Friendsville, Tenn. Team members include: (pictured L to R) Sharon Thomas (coach), Stephen Qu, Henry Shen, Joe Andress, Wilson Huang, and Adi Sujithkumar.

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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 April, June, 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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Meet a Research Team

In the U.S. Department of Homeland Security HS-STEM Program, undergraduates Molly Wolfson and Sydney Shuk conducted research on radiation to improve detection and response. 

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