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President Trump Nominates UT-ORNL Expert Babu for National Science Board

Suresh Babu, the UT-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair for Advanced Manufacturing, was nominated this week by President Donald J. Trump to serve a six-year term on the National Science Board (NSB).

Babu, one of the world’s leading experts in developing advanced materials, serves on several multiuniversity and multipartner projects, including IACMI—The Composites Institute, and on projects for the US government that include research for the Navy.
Read more about Babu's appointment
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Given today’s fiscal uncertainties, UT Knoxville’s Scholarly Activity and Research Incentive Funds (SARIF) will be paused through August 2020. SARIF provides support for research and creative activities via 10 separate funds and award programs. For now, the SARIF program will not be accepting new applications for FY20 or FY21;
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UT College of Nursing continues to celebrate the Year of the Nurse and Midwife by showcasing UT's nurse scholars. Learn about Associate Professor Carole Myers and her work to advocate for equitable access to health care in the most recent "I Am a Nurse" spotlight.
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Thereasa Abrams, an assistant professor of social work at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is seeking to improve outcomes for burn survivors through her research and a new healthcare app. Her research focuses on burn patient and how social workers might better meet the needs of survivors in underserved areas.
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The transmission of SARS-CoV-2 virus from a bat to a human and the human-to-human spread of COVID-19 demonstrates how animal, human, plant, and environmental health are interconnected, according to a team of One Health researchers at UT.
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Work furloughs, empty grocery shelves and constant handwashing have led many to deal with extra worries and fears during the COVID-19 pandemic. To help consumers battle these concerns, UT Extension has published three new publications authored by family and consumer science specialists.
The University of Tennessee Genomics Core Facility, managed through UT’s Center for Environmental Biotechnology (CEB), is seeking proposals for projects that require Next-generation Sequencing (NGS) resources. 


Clarence Vaughn III appointed as Director of Diversity and Community Relations of UT's Haslam College of Business—Six Seniors Honored as 2020 Torchbearers—Kay Howell received a $10,000 Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship—Four UT researchers recognized with the 2020 Research and Creative Achievement Award.
Read all recent Recognitions

Upcoming Events

Find additional events on ORE's workshop portal or on the UT calendar.
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Office of Research and Engagement
1534 White Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37996-1529
Phone: 865-974-3466
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