• Article
  • Feb 3 2020

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.

  • Article
  • Jan 14 2020

The University of Kentucky Appalachian Center is currently offering awards and funding opportunities for students and faculty involved with work and research in the Appalachian region.

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  • Jan 9 2020

Carrie Oser is studying what influences the decision to use medication for opioid use disorder (OUD) by leading the GATE study, a five-year project. Only 7% of people with OUD receive medications.

  • Blog
  • 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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  • Dec 3 2019

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.

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  • Nov 26 2019

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).

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  • Nov 25 2019

The University of Kentucky College of Education has received a $1.2 million grant to uniquely prepare school personnel who are in high demand — preschool teachers and applied behavior analysts.

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  • Nov 19 2019

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.

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  • Sep 17 2019

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

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  • Sep 6 2019

The University of Kentucky’s Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPRC) has been awarded a three-year, $23 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).