Graduate Research
  • Article
  • Jun 15 2022

Results from two separate research studies, led by UK graduate and postdoctoral scholars, will be presented during the American Astronomical Society’s (AAS) semiannual meeting this week.

  • Article
  • Jun 14 2022

10 students and recent graduates have been selected to receive government-funded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. In addition, a UK doctoral student and two alumni received honorable mention recognition from the NSF. 

  • Article
  • Jun 13 2022

UK College of Education doctoral student Kaitlin O’Neill was recently awarded the Kaleidoscope Award for Outstanding Single Case Research from the Council for Exceptional Children’s Teacher Education Division.

  • Podcast
  • Aug 10 2021

As summer camp season wraps up and a new school year begins, this “Research Made Possible” podcast shares how University of Kentucky researchers across campus are targeting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. 

  • Video
  • Mar 31 2021

The STEM Through Authentic Research and Training (START) program at UK is creating a unique pipeline to promote careers for underrepresented populations, first-generation college students, and girls and women in STEM. START is funded by a five-year, $1.3 million Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

  • Article
  • Jan 11 2021

On-farm research helps scientists and producers gain new knowledge that improves and advances agriculture. These valuable relationships between Kentucky farmers and UK researchers work toward the goal of more efficient and profitable Kentucky farms.

  • Article
  • Dec 9 2020

Chenghui Zhang is studying the factors that go into how people interpret hate crime. She received a $50,000 grant from the National Institute of Justice for her study, “Social Construction of Hate Crime in the U.S.: A Factorial Survey Experiment.”

  • Article
  • Oct 13 2020

Brewington will study magnetic field design for the Los Alamos National Laboratory neutron electric dipole moment experiment, or LANL-nEDM. Gervais will work with both the Nab Experiment and nEDM collaboration at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee.

  • Article
  • Sep 18 2020

“Plant pathologists and forensic scientists use a lot of the same technologies to find solutions to problems. When I got into the extension side of agriculture at UK and started doing a lot of hands-on, applied research, I knew this was what I wanted to do.”

  • Article
  • Aug 4 2020

“Astronomy is an entirely observational science — we cannot do an experiment or make physical measurements. So we have to simulate what we observe with computers."