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  • Sep 9 2021

To strengthen research collaboration and multidisciplinary networks, we have added leadership positions for several of our colleagues across campus. 

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  • Jul 26 2021

For the first time in University of Kentucky history, investigators received $468 million in extramural grants and contracts to support their research and creative work last fiscal year. This is a 9% increase from FY20.

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  • Apr 27 2021

UK Research is pleased to announce that Ian D. McClure, J.D., LL.M. has accepted the position of Associate Vice President for Research (AVPR), Innovation and Economic Impact.

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  • Apr 13 2021

Dr. Chad Risko has accepted our offer to be the new Faculty Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research. Dr. Risko is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Kentucky.

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  • Aug 4 2020

For the first time in UK history, faculty received $429.2 million in competitive research awards last fiscal year. This is a 3% increase from FY19.

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  • Jun 5 2020

The University of Kentucky Resumption of Research Phased Plan was approved last week through the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and senior leadership.

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  • Feb 25 2020

Four distinguished faculty from UK were recently named Fellows of prestigious national research organizations.

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  • Dec 18 2019

UK Research had much to celebrate in 2019, growth in research awards—up 25% from FY18 to FY19—to the largest grant in UK’s history, the $87 million HEALing Communities Study from NIH that aims to reduce opioid overdose deaths by 40% in three years. 

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  • Nov 14 2019

Earlier this fall, Dr. Eli Capilouto joined elected officials from across Eastern Kentucky for the Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Summit in Pikeville. It was a gathering underscored by hope and guided by a compelling vision.

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  • Aug 1 2019

University of Kentucky (UK) faculty received $417.1 million in competitive research awards last fiscal year, a record-breaking increase of $83 million over the previous year.