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Handshake recognizes ORAU Workforce Solutions as a top employer

Handshake recognizes ORAU Workforce Solutions as a top employer

Handshake, the leading early career community in the United States, has ranked ORAU Workforce Solutions #1 among environmental services employers, women applicants and underrepresented minority applicants. Find out why we're #1 when you connect with us!

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Subject matter experts engaged in peer review

Peer review helps research funding agencies get the most value for their dollars

Keri Cagle, director of peer review for ORAU and the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, has called peer review "the unsung hero of the research funding and proposal evaluation process." Even though peer review is not the actual research being performed, the process is critically important to ensuring available research dollars are spent wisely.

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Where are they now? Former NASA Postdoctoral Program Participant Hyunju Connor, Ph.D.

Where are they now? Former NASA Postdoctoral Program Participant Hyunju Connor, Ph.D.

As a graduate of a doctoral program in physics, Hyunju Connor, Ph.D., was interested in an opportunity to collaborate with scientists at a world-renowned research laboratory. Now, as a faculty member at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, she finds herself in daily close proximity to a well-known space physics institute.

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Sara Alert™ Academic automates the monitoring of individuals exposed to or infected with COVID-19

Sara Alert™ Academic automates the monitoring of individuals exposed to or infected with COVID-19

Rapid response to public health emergencies and pandemics is crucial to helping contain the spread among populations both large and small. In partnership with MITRE, ORAU’s is leveraging existing Sara Alert™ technology to protect the health of students and faculty on campus by creating a tool customized to university needs, Sara Alert™ Academic. Academic institutions using Sara Alert™ Academic can rapidly identify exposed individuals, enabling university health to contain the spread.

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Podcast: The Gratitude Show 2020

Podcast: The Gratitude Show 2020

Talking about how rough 2020 has been borders on cliche at this point, but makes it no less true. From a global pandemic seemingly raging out of control to the economic fallout of decisions made to protect people to personal challenges that have occurred for many of us on top of all of that, 2020 has been difficult. But, as you'll hear in this special episode of Further Together, the ORAU podcast, there is a silver lining if you are willing to look for it. And, there is always, always something for which to be grateful. We hope you enjoy this episode. Thank you to the ORAU employees who shared their stories. Thanks to everyone in our audience for listening. Happy Thanksgiving!

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ORAU's Professional Training Programs now offering online radiological training courses

ORAU's Professional Training Programs now offering online radiological training courses

PTP online courses offer the same level of quality without requiring travel or attendance in a webinar. Enrollment in an online course still includes Q&A sessions with the PTP instructor-led team, similar to what you would experience in the classroom trainings.

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Going Further. Together.

Going Further. Together.

ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance science education and workforce development and protect health and the environment. We connect the right people and resources to get things done, and we put the full power of our organization behind every project—both large and small.