ORE 2020 Strategic Action Plan Now Available!
ORE 2020 Strategic Action Plan Now Available!
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Graduate Student Spotlight: Joe Strong, Social Work
Joe Strong hopes to demonstrate the beneficial use of virtual reality for older adults with early to moderate dementia though his research. “I hope this is the start of decades of research to come.” 
Learn more about Strong's research
Q3 FY19 Quarterly Research Report
The Quarterly Research Activity Report for the third quarter of fiscal year 2019 is now available for download on the Office of Research and Engagement website.The Quarterly Research Summary is a fiscal year-to-date comparison of award, proposal, and expenditure data cumulative for July 1, 2018–March 31, 2019.
2020 Strategic Action Plan

2020 Strategic Action Plan

ORE's 2020 Strategic Action Plan outlines the goals and focus areas for research, scholarship, creative activity, and engagement.
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NSF is hosting a video showcase called STEM for All featuring VolsTeach for Appalachia, a project run by Lynn Hodge, associate professor of Mathematics Education and Co-Director of VolsTeach. Join the online discussions with participants around the world and vote for your favorite video!
Some soldierfish seeking refuge under a dead Acropora skeleton
Cooperation within a group of people is key to many successful endeavors, including scientific ones. According to a study published in Nature Communications, cooperation among competing fishers can boost fish stocks on coral reefs. Orou Gaoue, assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, is a coauthor of the study. 
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 The Center for Disease Control’s U.S. National Authority for Containment of Poliovirus has requested institutional biosafety committees/programs to assist with compiling the U.S. national inventory. ORE is requesting that all UT research faculty assess their biological inventories.

New Science Alliance Funding Opportunity

The Science Alliance has announced a call for proposals for a new internal funding opportunity. Support for Affiliated Research Teams (StART) was established to further build on Science Alliance’s strong history of fostering collaboration between UT and ORNL researchers.
The program will have a single call with semiannual deadlines, the first of which is June 24, 2019. Typical awards are $75k.
Learn more at scialli.utk.edu.


Carl Edwards, Ian Greeley named 2019–2020 Goldwater Scholars—Brooklyn Battle, Ryan White awarded David L. Boren Scholarships—Marianne Wanamaker named co-recipient of International Health Economics Association’s Arrow Award
View all recent Recognitions

Faculty Fulbright Application Program

This year the faculty Fulbright deadline is later than usual: September 16, 2019. Therefore, ORE will offer a special Fulbright application program this summer. The new program includes a sequence of interactive workshops, reviews by Fulbright fellows on campus, and small writing groups, all in addition to the standard application review.
Learn more at research.utk.edu.

Get Ready for InfoReady

To streamline internal funding and competition management, ORE has recently acquired a new internal software called InfoReady. InfoReady will replace all of the emails, spreadsheets, and shared folders currently used for internal competitions with a more efficient system by September 1, 2019.
Learn more at research.utk.edu.

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1534 White Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37996-1529
Phone: 865-974-3466
Email: research@utk.edu
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