Environmental Health
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  • Nov 11 2021

Six teams of UK students, faculty and staff were awarded Sustainability Challenge Grants totaling more than $200,000. The challenge was design to implement ideas to promote sustainability on campus

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  • Oct 19 2021

The Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) received $1.3 million from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory for development of new carbon capturing technology.

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  • Aug 5 2021

A five-year project improving cost-effective wetland treatment systems for rural communities and low-income areas is the subject of a prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development award for Tiffany Messer, Ph.D.

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  • Jul 12 2021

Beverly May, Dr.P.H., won this year’s UK-CARES award for her contributions to health care as a family nurse practitioner in Appalachian Kentucky.

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  • Jan 22 2021

The CAER project seeks to solve both of those issues through the development of new high-strength, high-bond cements and concretes that are simple to deploy and use. These products will require little or no surface preparation and eliminate the heavy precast reinforcement-laden structural elements that bog down repair and construction projects.

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  • Dec 2 2020

Crocker, Buland and representatives from the Kentucky Division of Forestry and the Office of Kentucky Nature Preserves toured the Tom Dorman State Nature Preserve in Garrard and Jessamine counties, where there is potential for lingering ash.

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  • Oct 12 2020

"Lake Tanganyika’s fish are a critically important resource for impoverished people from four nations (Tanzania, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi and Zambia) and resilience to environmental change in that region is quite low,” McGlue said.

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  • Sep 14 2020

While the collaborative research between Beam Suntory and the Beam Institute looks at issues with specific distilleries, it also looks at how its operations as well as outside activities impact the local watershed and how to ensure it is properly cared for.

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  • May 21 2020

Mark Crocker and CAER research scientist Yaying Ji have developed and patented a novel technology that addresses the problem of removing nitrogen oxides (NOx) from exhaust gas when a vehicle is first started and the gas is still cold.

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  • Apr 20 2020

The NIEHS has awarded the UK-SRC a five-year, $8.7 million grant to conduct research aimed at better understanding and minimizing the negative health and environmental impacts of chlorinated organic compounds found at Superfund sites.