ORISE STEM Career Outlook spotlights GIS

Geographic information systems technology enables researchers to collect data based on that location and then manipulate and analyze the information on a three-dimensional scale. As more sophisticated technologies and reliable data about location become available, scientists are mining them for discovery. 

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Some of the nation’s most accomplished STEM teachers selected as Albert Einstein Educator Fellows

Fourteen accomplished K-12 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers from across the United States have been named 2018-2019 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellows. The fellows will spend 11 months serving in a federal agency or U.S. Congressional office in Washington, D.C., engaged in the national STEM education arena.

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Meet an ORISE Researcher

Nathan Walker, a participant in the USDA Forest Service Research Participation Program, helps land managers prepare for the impacts of climate change through reports, tools, and other resources.

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A female technician performs the beryllium lymphocyte proliferation test (BeLPT) at ORISE in Oak Ridge, Tenn.

Study: Clinical and laboratory factors contributing to uninterpretable beryllium lymphocyte proliferation tests (BeLPT)

ORISE authors contribute to study examining the beryllium lymphocyte proliferation test (BeLPT), which has become the principal clinical test for detecting beryllium sensitization and chronic beryllium disease. Read more about the research (subscription required) in latest edition of the American Journal of Industrial Medicine.


Where are they now? - Mollie Kish

Mollie Kish, a former Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education intern at the National Energy Technology Laboratory, now works as an exploration geoscientist for Shell Exploration and Production Co. Kish studies turbidite outcrops in Point Lobos, California, to learn about deep-water depositional systems. She recognizes her internship was a stepping stone toward her professional career.

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Faculty? ORNL is looking for you!

Conduct research at a top-tier federal facility through the Higher Education Research Experiences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (HERE at ORNL) program. Apply today!

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What does ORISE do to support DOE and its national laboratories?

Learn more about how ORISE accomplishes its mission, the ORISE pillars of success, and each of ORISE’s capability areas.

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