Academics and Research

October 2

October is Research Month at the University of Oregon

The UO research office will highlight the role research plays with events throughout October that are geared toward the university and local communities.
CAMCOR director Kurt Langworthy leads Kimberly Andrews Espy through a hands-on demonstration of the new FEI Helios 600i Dual Beam Focused Ion Beam instrument (photo by UO Research)
August 29

CAMCOR celebrates acquisition of new research tool

The UO held a celebration at CAMCOR marking the center’s acquisition of a new FEI Helios 600i Dual Beam FIB instrument.
August 14

UO's RIGE creates web page with Oregon RAIN stories

The Office of Research, Innovation and Graduate Education has created a new web page that links to stories about the Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network
Team members (left to right) Byron Hetrick, Brad Nolen and Luke Helgeson
August 12

UO researchers track actin filament growth in cells

Research by UO biochemists provide new windows into the complexities of cellular structure.
Thornton's research could help predict the effects of mutations on disease
July 29

Researcher tracks path of key proteins in health and disease

University of Oregon biologist Joe Thornton’s long-running study of protein mutations and cancer has yielded another breakthrough.
Gregory Retallack
July 28

UO research extends timeline for life on land

A new study led by Gregory Retallack makes a case for earthly life having existed on land four times as long as was previously believed.
July 26

Oregon RAIN receives legislative approval, funding

The Oregon legislature funded the Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network for the South Willamette Valley in the amount of $3.75 million
Tiger's Nest Monastery in Bhutan
July 21

Vice Provost Wendy Larson back in Portland after research sabbatical in China and Singapore

What happens when a country with deep cultural roots becomes part of the global world?
Azim Shariff
July 14

Researcher: Religion influences behavior — both good and bad

For as long as people have believed in heaven and hell, a debate has simmered.
A leaf-cutter at work (photo: Robert Schofield)
July 9

Physicist finds new world with leaf-cutter ants

At first glance, the thousands upon thousands of leaf-cutter ants in Robert Schofield’s laboratory suggest nothing so much as chaos.

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