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To honor the 30th anniversary of the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, we are proud to announce the inaugural Future of Science Awards. This prestigious award recognizes excellence performed by ORISE participants in the areas of scientific achievement, professional growth, project contributions, and leadership.
Erica Conley Shannon of Elkhart, Indiana, attended the Joint Science and Technology Institute East, a professional development opportunity to expand her knowledge and experience in science, technology, engineering and math.
ORISE hosted the Joint Science and Technology Institute (JSTI) at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. This two-week, fully-funded, residential STEM research experience allows current U.S. high school students to engage in research projects mentored by Department of Defense, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Sandia National Laboratory research scientists and other subject matter experts.
ORISE recently provided support for two separate DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) events—the DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Program Annual Merit Review (AMR) June 6-8, 2022, and the DOE Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) AMR June 21-24, 2022.
ORISE is seeking submissions from current and past program participants for an exciting new video about the STEM Moments of your ORISE experience! This is your chance to share, through a video or a photo, what your ORISE appointment means to you.
Society would benefit from fire management planning that draws from both fire science and archaeology. That is according to a research paper which was co-authored by ORISE postdoctoral researcher Grant Snitker and recently published in Nature Ecology & Evolution.
The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) asset that is dedicated to enabling critical scientific, research, and health initiatives of the department and its laboratory system by providing world class expertise in STEM workforce development, scientific and technical reviews, and the evaluation of radiation exposure and environmental contamination.
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