The Kentucky Office of Rural Health, in partnership with the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health, will host two grant writing workshops in March. Both workshops will be held at the Historic Boone Tavern in Berea.
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.
The UK Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) has received a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant to transform coal tar pitch into high-value carbon fiber for use in aircraft, automobiles, sporting goods and other high-performance materials.
UK Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced biology and chemistry senior Angela Jones is one of 2019’s 52 recipients to be awarded a $10,000 scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF).
UK Professor of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences Nancy Webb, Ph.D., has been honored by the American Heart Association with the Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology (ATVB) Distinguished Achievement Award.
Jesse Hoagg, Donald and Gertrude Lester Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has received a $1,199,150 grant from the National Science Foundation to use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the event of airborne contaminant dispersion