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ORAU and MITRE Partner to Tackle Scientific, Technical And Management Issues Around Government Priorities

ORAU and MITRE Partner to Tackle Scientific, Technical And Management Issues Around Government Priorities

ORAU and The MITRE Corporation will work together with ORAU’s consortium of more than 120 universities to apply research and innovation in science, technology and public administration to address government mission challenges and management priorities.

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Twenty-one U.S. students chosen to attend 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Twenty-one U.S. students chosen to attend 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Twenty-one U.S. doctoral student leaders in physics have been chosen to attend the 69th Annual Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting June 30 to July 5 at the Inselhalle in Lindau, Germany.

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ORAU awards 36 research grants to junior faculty at its member universities

ORAU awards 36 research grants to junior faculty at its member universities

ORAU has awarded competitive research grants totaling $180,000 to 36 junior faculty from its member institutions. The annual grants are made through the company’s Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards program that provides funds to enrich the research and professional growth of young faculty.

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Further Together, the ORAU podcast - Episode 1 now available!

Further Together, the ORAU podcast - Episode 1 now available!

Join your hosts Michael Holtz and Jenna Harpenau as they discuss all things ORAU, through interviews with our experts who provide innovative scientific and technical solutions for our customers. They’ll talk about ORAU’s storied history, how we’re impacting an ever-changing world, as well as our commitment to our community.

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Going Further. Together.

Going Further. Together.

ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance science education and workforce development and protect health and the environment. We connect the right people and resources to get things done, and we put the full power of our organization behind every project—both large and small.

  • East Tennessee Workforce Summit 2019

    ORAU is proud to be a sponsor of the Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce’s East Tennessee Workforce Summit 2019, a one-day event where employers, education providers and policy makers will share their insights and vision into how technology, automation and generational trends will change the very nature of work and alter the skills needed in the modern workforce. The gap between workforce needs and workforce supply will be discussed and strategies to bridge the gap will be identified during the full day of panel discussions and speakers. The conference will be held at Pollard Technology Conference Center, 210 Badger Ave. in Oak Ridge. Click here for more information or to register.

  • 2019 International Society for Atmospheric Research Using Remotely Piloted Aircraft (ISARRA) conference

    International Society for Atmospheric Research using Remotely piloted Aircraft. Lugo Spain, July 22

    Ed Dumas has been invited to present findings from the testing of two small, unmanned aircraft systems at the ISARRA conference on Monday, July 22. This presentation advances ORAU's position as a thought leader in atmospheric research. Dumas is pilot of small unmanned aircraft systems and computer programmer/analyst the Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Division at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Air Resources Lab in Oak Ridge, Tenn. ISARRA is a society for researchers around the world using unmanned aircraft to observe and monitor, and to collect measurements related to atmospheric research.

  • Events Sponsorship Program

    The Events Sponsorship Program provides up to $4,000 to support events that involve participants from more than one ORAU institution. Typical events might include visits to an ORAU institution by a renowned speaker, conferences or workshops with a focused theme, or a technology transfer/business plan competition.

    Deadline is September 1, 2019

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  • Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards

    As an investment in the future of science education in America, ORAU’s Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards Program rewards ambitious young faculty at our member universities.

    Deadline is January 8, 2020

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  • Events Sponsorship Program

    The Events Sponsorship Program provides up to $4,000 to support events that involve participants from more than one ORAU institution. Typical events might include visits to an ORAU institution by a renowned speaker, conferences or workshops with a focused theme, or a technology transfer/business plan competition.

    Deadline is March 1, 2020

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  • ORAU-Directed Research and Development Program

    Phase 2: ORAU/University joint applications

    Deadline is March 23, 2020

    Phase 2 projects are defined as innovative research projects that enhance ORAU’s core scientific and technical competencies in partnership with a member university. The project should be achievable in 3 to 6 months, but no longer than 1 year, and is designed to produce "proof-of-concept"-type results leading to a white paper, conference presentation, and/or a technical publication with a clear proposal concept and identification of target funding sources. 

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