Academics and Research

Image shows the over-production of unnecessary cells when a key hormone is blocked during brain development in a fruit fly
May 15

Study on brain formation finds possible link to human disease

A key hormone in fruit flies is similar to one in humans that threatens pregnancies when things go wrong
Signing ceremony
May 11

Agreement with Pacific U creates pipeline for pharmacy students

UO students who take part are guaranteed an admission interview for Pacific's PharmD program
French and EU flags fly in celebration following France's runoff election
May 11

UO professor says the EU is doing better than people think

While the French election and Brexit may suggest otherwise, Craig Parsons says the EU’s achievements deserve more attention
Bacteria with genetic switches illuminated
May 10

UO research team one of three Kavli microbiome grant recipients

Brendan Bohannan, Karen Guillemin and Raghuveer Parthasarathy receive a $340,000 award
Baby wearing audio recording vest
May 9

Researchers are trying to get an earful of what babies hear

A UO psychology prof and grad student are studying what infants hear to learn more about their development
May 8

UO joins Global PDX, creating seed grant for international research

The new match is expected to enhance opportunities for UO researchers to collaborate with nonprofits on international research and development
Science students
May 8

Academic Extension offers teachers online K-12 science help

The program helps teachers meet new standards for science education
Chris Doe
May 3

UO biologist elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Chris Doe is recognized for his work in developmental biology and stem cell research
Painting of Dante Aligheiri
May 2

Dante Society to hold first-ever West Coast meeting at the UO

The weekend gathering will bring together scholars from across the country
A view of the 2014 Grad Forum
May 2

Forum will highlight research by UO graduate students

The annual gathering will be held May 12 in the Erb Memorial Union