Academics and Research

Family at a food booth in Ecuador
February 17

Food in focus at the Museum of Natural and Cultural History

New ‘Hungry Planet’ exhibit, opening Feb. 24, and related events will celebrate food and culture around the world
Image shows a girl accepting marijuana
February 16

UO study suggests new approach for curbing teen drug use

Researcher Atika Khurana says teens with weak working memory, poor impulse control and progressive drug use at risk for later addiction
View of Rorschach Blot 10
February 14

Visions in famous inkblots are triggered by fractal patterns

Understanding how human vision was fooled on Rorschach’s psychological test may help the UO’s Richard Taylor design retinal implants
Two female UO students view a large dataset image in the science library's Visulaization Lab
February 13

UO Libraries invites researchers to 'Love Your Data' this week

The annual social media event encourages good data management
Person holding up a German newspaper
February 10

UO-led analysis finds trepidation about Trump in Europe

SOJC doctoral student taps his Austria roots for a collaborative project
Globe showing South America
February 9

Grants offered for graduate research projects in Latin America

Tinker Grants are offered by the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies
A map of the EMU interior
February 3

UO lab follows an innovative course with campus mapping

Campus GIS and Mapping is developing tools that give maps new dimensions
Allen Malony
February 2

Allen Malony receives Fulbright Distinguished Chair award

The computer science professor will do research and collaborate in France
Image shows a bipolar mitotic spindle functioning normally during early cell division
January 30

Never-give-up attitude pays off for research in UO lab

A fundamental advance in understanding cell division surfaces from a discovery made years ago
An infant receiving an injection
January 24

Medical researchers in Africa must learn from the past, prof finds

Informed consent is crucial to human research, says Melissa Graboyes

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