October 19, 2020 at 8:17 pm

Fornash Wins National Grant for Geochemistry Research

Katherine Fornash, portrait

Dr. Katherine Fornash

Dr. Katherine Fornash is one of only 35 junior faculty recipients to receive a national highly competitive Oak Ridge Associated Universities research grant, reports Ohio University News.

The Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards are intended to enrich the research and professional growth of young faculty. The award provides $10,000 in seed money, $5,000 from ORAU and $5,000 matched from the recipient’s institution, for the 2020-21 academic year. These funds can be used to purchase equipment, continue research projects, or support related travel.

“I am proud of Dr. Katherine Fornash and congratulate her on this prominent achievement,” Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis said. “This award uplifts her research while also advancing the research and visibility of Dr. Fornash and the College of Arts and Sciences.”

Fornash, an assistant professor of Geological Sciences, was selected from 167 applicants from ORAU’s 121 member universities.

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