Funding opportunity – use of Oak Ridge National Laboratory neutron beam facility for research projects

January 10, 2014 by School of Medicine Webmaster

From: University Partnerships Office
Date: January 9, 2014 at 3:14:21 PM EST
To: “O.R.A.U. Council Mailing List”
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Subject: ORAU Information: Proposals for beam time at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) and Spallation Neutron Source (SNS)
Reply-To: University Partnerships Office
ORAU is pleased to provide the information below regarding an opportunity available to all institutions. This notice is a service to ORAU Sponsoring and Associate Institutions. Please forward within your institution and broadly to colleagues as you feel appropriate.

Neutron Scattering Science Call for Proposals

Proposals for beam time at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) and Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) will be accepted via the web-based proposal system until 12:00 (NOON) EASTERN TIME, Wednesday, February 26, 2014. This call is for experiments anticipated to run from July through December 2014.

Proposals will be reviewed for feasibility, safety, and potential for high-impact science. Previously submitted proposals may be used as the basis for new proposals. Users for approved projects must complete access and training requirements prior to beginning experiments. Specific information about this call and instruments available during this experimental period is included on the ORNL Neutron Sciences web site at To learn more about submitting a proposal for beam time, go to or directly to the proposal system at

All questions pertaining to this Call for Proposals should be addressed to the Neutron Scattering Science User Office, or 865-574-4600.

University Partnerships Office

ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance research and education, protect public health and the environment and strengthen national security. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

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