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Louisville Regional Science & Engineering Fair

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COVID-19 Resources for Teachers and Students

LRSEF is developing several resources for students and teachers to conduct their research projects remotely. These resources will be continually updated in the next few months and will include: Home-Based Science and Engineering Research Projects – This list will include resources from existing websites and research projects that are aligned with LRSEF research categories. Virtual […]

LRSEF Co-Fair Director Selected as Presidential Awardee

Co-Fair Director Keri Meador has been selected to receive a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). The PAEMST program, administered by the National Science Foundation (NSF) on behalf of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, recognizes outstanding teachers for their contributions to the teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering, […]

Student Equity in STEM Fund grants expanded to entire LRSEF region.

This year LRSEF is expanding our Student Equity in STEM Fund from only seven schools to every eligible student entering grades 6-12 in the LRSEF region! The Fund provides financial support to Under-Represented Minority (URM) students and low-income students conducting science and engineering research. This fund is sponsored by a generous grant from Amazon Corporation to the Kentucky Science […]

Help Needed to Plan Science Fair Projects in Light of COVID-19

We need your input! The LRSEF Educational Outreach Committee is meeting this summer to help students, teachers, and mentors plan for science fair projects with social distancing in mind. We need help with the following: Identifying research projects that students can complete at home,  Providing resources for remote and stay-at-home research, and  Locating mentors to […]

Kentucky students enter 2020 Broadcom MASTERS

This year, Broadcom MASTERS expanded the application process for its annual science competition to include any middle school student registered with an affiliated fair. In total, 69 Kentucky students entered the 2020 Broadcom MASTERS competition, including 32 LRSEF alums. View the full list of entrants. Additionally, LRSEF is pleased to announced that we’ve been named […]

Q&A: Regeneron ISEF Participant Aditi Kona

This year, the Regeneron ISEF went virtual! LRSEF alum Aditi Kona participated in the virtual fair and shared her experience with us. Can you tell us a little bit about your project? My project, “Examining Mechanisms of Resistance in Estrogen Receptor-Positive Palbociclib-Resistant Breast Cancer Cells” aimed to understand the mechanisms behind metastatic breast cancer. My research stemmed […]

Q&A: Regeneron ISEF Participant Gloria Huang

This year, the Regeneron ISEF went virtual! LRSEF alum Gloria Huang participated in the virtual fair and shared her experience with us. Can you tell us a little bit about your project? My project, titled “Finding the Most Influential Factors in the Healing Process of Diabetic Foot Ulcers Using Parameter Space Geometry,” is aiming to […]

2020 KY-SEF Winners Announced

View the 2020 KY-SEF winners here. The in-person fair in Alumni Coliseum at Eastern Kentucky University was replaced with the virtual format to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. By holding the fair in this format, nearly 300 participants were able to compete for category and special awards, while also having the opportunity to compete in […]

2020 LRSEF Winners

Congratulations to all winners! Junior Divisional Awards [PDF] Senior Divisional Awards [PDF] Junior Special Awards [PDF] Senior Special Awards [PDF] School Awards [PDF] 2020 Best of Fair Awards [PDF] View 2020 LRSEF Award Ceremony and fair day photos.