Faculty Receive Nearly $2.4 Million in Research Grants
Faculty Receive Nearly $2.4 Million in Research Grants
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

A newsletter from the Office of Research and Engagement

Graduate Student Spotlight: Karen Norwood, English, and Jason Stubblefield, History
On Christmas Eve 2018, graduate student Jason Stubblefield drove to an acquaintance’s farm and was handed a brown paper bag with a sheep hide inside. The hide—which remains vacuum packed in a freezer—is going to be critical to a research project he’s doing with fellow grad student Karen Norwood.
Learn more about their research
J. Am. Chem. Soc.20191412610177-10182
A study co-led by David Jenkins, associate professor of chemistry, has found a new form of electron microscopy that allows researchers to examine nano-scale tubular materials while they are “alive” and forming liquids, allowing researchers to investigate these dynamic, sensitive materials with high resolution.
On average, American colleges and universities with nursing programs offer about one hour of instruction in handling catastrophic situations such as nuclear events, pandemics, or water contamination crises, according to two recent studies coauthored by Roberta Lavin, executive associate dean and professor of nursing.
Speeding up hallway transition times may be the key to reducing hallway disruptions by elementary school students. School psychology researchers in UT’s College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences recently developed and tested a game-like intervention that successfully reduced disruptions by up to 74 percent.

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities

View details about these and more professional development opportunities on the ORE website.

Eck Joins NORDP Board Executive Committee

Kimberly Eck, assistant vice chancellor for research development, has joined the executive committee of the National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP) Board. Her new role will see her spend one year as Vice President, one year as President, and the final year as a Past President.


Jamie Coble, Richard Wood, Maik Lang each received grants of approximately $800,000—Sadie Hutson inducted as Fellow in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Read all recent Recognitions

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Office of Research and Engagement
1534 White Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37996-1529
Phone: 865-974-3466
Email: research@utk.edu
Website: research.utk.edu
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