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Deadline approaches for One UT Collaboration and Innovation Grants.
Deadline approaches for One UT Collaboration and Innovation Grants.
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A newsletter from the Office of Research and Engagement

Lindy Westenhoff
Lindy Westenhoff, a graduate student in geography, is exploring how augmented reality (AR) can give a greater context to our physical world. She became interested in how AR research might improve people’s understanding of the world while playing the popular mobile game Pokémon Go. 
Learn more about Westenhoff's research
Sarah Pruett
Sarah Pruett has been promoted to the role of Assistant Vice Chancellor of the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) and Research Integrity Officer (RIO) in the Office of Research and Engagement.

Review Panels Critical to Proposal Process

Peer review panels, composed of faculty that mirror the disciplines in an applicant pool, are key to the research enterprise at UT. Dozens of funding opportunities require an internal review process, including limited submission competitions, UT’s internal research seed programs, and red team reviews specifically for large and complex proposals.
Learn more about peer review panels.
William Egginton
On Monday, January 27, UT Humanities Distinguished Lecture Series guest Jerry Gershenhorn will show how the liberal arts can refocus educational institutions to support a sense of national community and civic engagement.
MABE Associate Professor Subhadeep Chakraborty collaborated with researchers at Iowa State to improve both safety and response times in active shooter situations, aiding both school officials and first responders.
Kyle Noordhoek
UT's undergraduate researchers are doing some amazing things! This month's feature profile is Kyle Noordhoek, a senior majoring in Physics and Chemistry. Learn more about his research in materials science and his advice to other undergraduates looking to find a research internship.

Reminder: One UT Collaboration and Innovation Grants

The University of Tennessee System announced a call for submissions for the One UT Collaboration and Innovation Grant program. The UT System has set aside $1.5 million—$500,000 for each of the three categories—for one-time grants. Each award is given up to $50,000.
The proposal form is due by 5:00 p.m., Monday, February 3

EURēCA Registration Open

Registration is now open for the 24th Annual Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement (EURēCA), the largest display of undergraduate research on campus. This year's EURēCA will be held from April 13 - 17 in the Student Union and Hodges Library.
Students should submit their abstract by March 11.
Dung Beetles

UT Science Forum Next Friday

The weekly UT Science Forum provides the general public, students and other researchers an opportunity to learn about the latest cutting-edge research at UT, ORNL and other local institutions.
The next UT Science Forum is Friday, January 24.


Jenny Retherford named a Person of the Year—Mark DeKay named guest co-editor of SustainabilitySupply chain management faculty recognized by recognized by international journal
Read all recent Recognitions

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Office of Research and Engagement
1534 White Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37996-1529
Phone: 865-974-3466
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