scanning electron microscope image of ettringite and belite, the two primary phases in the belite-cement
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  • Jan 21 2020

Cement production is the world’s second largest source of carbon dioxide emissions. CAER received a two-year, $1.3 million grant to develop extremely durable belite-based cement that is low-energy consuming and low-carbon dioxide releasing.

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Series Spotlight People Behind Our Research

Why do we want you to meet our researchers?

The scientists and scholars at the University of Kentucky are remarkable people. Some of them have a very personal connection to field they have chosen: a family member battling addiction or disease. Some of them began their journey based on curiosity. A drive to find out why the world works the way it does.

What they all have in common is a passion to ignite progress and partner across fields and with communities to confront, head on, the most profound challenges. Research can do that, and our researchers tell you why and how.

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  • Oct 24 2019

With more than $5.5 million in funding, the research team in CARE2HOPE is working in counties across Kentucky to find answers to the opioid epidemic.