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In an average fiscal year, the ORISE Peer Review team manages more than 200 meetings across the country, with over half of those meetings held in person. But, by March of 2020, managers knew that the onset of COVID-19 would require an immediate shift of plans, changing the outlook of the year ahead.
ORISE K-12 team members set out to help health care workers suffering from the discomforts of N95 masks. Using a template found on the internet, the team used 3D printers to produce ear guards to prevent the elastic bands on masks from rubbing health care workers’ ears raw.
ORISE launches new app and redesigned website with a variety of resources available, including hundreds of STEM internships, fellowships and research opportunities.
Marcia Mask has been promoted to the role of deputy director of the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education. In her role, Mask is responsible for the oversight of staff and resources that implement the Contractor Assurance Program (safety, security, quality, risk management) for the ORISE contract.
Did you know that medical laboratory scientists make up the third largest group of health care professionals after doctors and nurses? Since this is Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, we want to share how proud we are of our medical lab professionals. Two of the three labs that ORISE manages for DOE include the medical labs of the Beryllium Testing Laboratory and Cytogenetic Biodosimetry Laboratory.
Fifteen accomplished K-12 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers from across the United States have been named 2020-2021 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellows.
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.
ORISE is managed by ORAU, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, for DOE’s Office of Science. The single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, the Office of Science is working to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time. For more information, please visit science.osti.gov.