Diversity

Diversity & Inclusion Initiative: At a Glance

To do world-class, 21st-century science, we need a world-class, 21st-century workplace. As we strive for excellence in all we do, we need to make sure that we are recruiting, hiring and retaining the very best people — a diverse group of smart, talented and capable men and women who are committed to our mission of delivering new discoveries and innovations that address our nation’s most pressing needs in energy, sustainability and security.

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

Q. How does diversity and inclusion fit with Argonne’s values?

A. Argonne values excellence in science and engineering, and it values the contributions that individuals make. The lab strongly encourages collaboration for the simple reason that scientific innovation is more likely to occur when individuals with diverse viewpoints, approaches, methodologies and backgrounds work together to solve a problem. In this, our collective diversity and an inclusive culture add value to scientific enterprise.

 

Argonne scientists Rajh, Soderholm and Segre named AAAS fellowsDecember 6, 2013

Physical chemist Tijana Rajh, chemist Lynda Soderholm and physicist Carlo Segre of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

2013 Outstanding Postdoctoral Mentor and Outstanding Postdoctoral Supervisor Awards presentedNovember 5, 2013

On October 11, four Argonne employees were recognized for their outstanding mentoring and supervisory efforts at an awards presentation during the 2013 Argonne Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium. Nominations for the award were submitted anonymously by postdocs.

High school students use nation’s top X-rays to study Illinois fossilsOctober 2, 2013

High school students learned to see fossils in a new light in an educational program that allowed students to work with both Illinois fossils and cutting-edge X-ray technology to gain experience in conducting science research.

Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics accepting applicationsOctober 1, 2013

The University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory and Fermi National Laboratory will be hosting one of the American Physical Society’s eight Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics from January 17 to 19, 2014.

CELS Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan

Computing, Environment & Life Sciences Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan

EESA Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan

Energy Engineering & Systems Analysis Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan

PSE Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan

Physical Sciences & Engineering Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan