The brand-new ORNL Challenge Program is now accepting applications! If you’re an undergraduate student who thinks outside of the box, submit a proposal to solve our grand research challenge. If your proposal is chosen as one of our top choices, you’ll get to intern at ORNL next summer and implement your research solution! #ORNLChallenge
Have you seen it? We have a new newsletter we’re sending out to our current participants every week. It’s an easy way to stay up to date with all of our Science Education Events.
Matthew Haldeman, a senior at Marshall University, is spending his fall semester making important contributions to ORNL research through the DOE Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship Program. Haldeman, a physics major, is using a quartz crystal microbalance to characterize thin films and materials. The SULI Program is now accepting applications for Summer 2016.
We want to see your pictures – #ORNLStory pictures that is! For the Fall 2015 Photo Contest, submit pictures on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook using the hashtag #ORNLStory and automatically be entered to win an awesome prize. For current ORISE participants only. Plus, we’ll follow you back on Instagram!
The Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis Program Spring 2016 and Summer 2016 applications are now open! The NESLS Program welcomes undergraduate and graduate students interested in nuclear engineering and science research to apply to the program.
Melissa Yu, a recent Farragut High School graduate, and current Harvard University freshman, got her start in science as a part of the Science Education Programs at ORNL. Her first exposure was through ORNL’s Science Saturdays program, which she enjoyed so much through high school, that she interned with the HERE Entering Freshmen Program this past summer. Yu now knows science and math are the fields she wants to continue to pursue while at Harvard.
Welcome to the Science Education Programs at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
On this site you will find information about the various scientific educational programs offered at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Whether you are a recent graduate, a graduate student, an undergraduate, a K-12 student or teacher, or a university faculty member, ORNL has a program that will engage you in a scientific learning experience.
Science & Discovery at ORNL Focuses on Six Disciplines
ORNL is a world leader in advanced materials research and development
We are committed to providing cost-effective green energy options
We apply our scientific and technical resources to the world's most pressing security threats
Neutron research is helping scientists understand the structure and properties of materials