Safety
  • Video
  • Jul 12 2022

For police officers, de-escalation training is critical — greatly reducing the use of force and the likelihood that anyone will be hurt during a confrontation. That’s where the research of Stephen Ware, assistant professor in the College of Engineering, comes in.

  • Article
  • Jun 14 2022

The Central Appalachian Regional Education and Research Center (CARERC) at UK is one of 18 university-based occupational safety and health training programs sponsored by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).

  • Article
  • Jul 7 2020

The Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program is a scholar exchange program for Greek universities to host Greek scholars from the diaspora in the areas of collaborative research, curriculum co-development and/or graduate/undergraduate student mentoring and teaching.

  • Video
  • Jun 9 2020

“The virus is about 120 nanometers in size — in the world of membranes, that's large. Even more so, it's not going to come as a virus by itself, flying in the air. It's going to come in the saliva, so it's going to be a much larger particle. A large particle is just not going through (this filter).”

  • Article
  • Apr 2 2020

“We have the capability to create a membrane that would not only effectively filter out the novel coronavirus like the N95 mask does, but deactivate the virus completely, this innovation would further slow and even prevent the virus from spreading."

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  • Apr 1 2020

The James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits is making sanitizer and creating an instructional video for distillers who want to do the same. The multidisciplinary Beam Institute is naturally suited for projects of this nature, with experts in biotechnology, chemistry and engineering.

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  • Apr 26 2018

Maggie Campe, a doctoral candidate in the UK Department of Sociology and research assistant in UK’s Center for Research on Violence Against Women, is the inaugural recipient of the Lindsey M. Bonistall Research Fellowship from PEACEOUTside Campus. The research fellowship aims to promote peaceful and safe living environments in college communities.