Dr. Jason Unrine, Professor, has been awarded a 2019-2020 University of Kentucky Research Professorship. This award recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated excellence in research and creative work that addresses scientific, social, cultural, economic or health challenges in our region and around the world.
The University Research Professorships were established by the UK Board of Trustees in 1976 to recognize outstanding research achievement. The professorships program recognizes excellence across the full spectrum of research, scholarship and creative endeavors within each college at UK. College leadership developed criteria for excellence within their area of expertise, and then nominated faculty who excelled at these criteria. Each University Research Professor receives a one-year award of $10,000 to be used to further their research, scholarship and creative endeavors.