Photo of Linda J. Van Eldik in lab

Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. Van Eldik is one of only six women from UK that have been awarded this honor and she is the first since 1966.

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COVID-19 Update University of Kentucky Resumption of Research Phased Plan

On September 28, we moved to Phase 3 in the UK Resumption of Research Phased Plan. To move to from Phase 2 to Phase 3, Principal Investigators (PIs) and/or all faculty who perform research and/or creative work and who supervise others are required to develop an individualized plan for their research workspace or environment. 

By the Numbers

$429.2 million

in external grants and contracts awarded in FY20

$272.2 million

federal agency awards in FY20

1 of 18 U.S. universities

with the trifecta of research excellence designations in cancer, aging & translational science

165 patent applications

filed in FY 2020

$410.6 million

spent to carry out research & development in FY19

4,574 jobs

supported by FY19 research & development