Academics and Research

Jim Hutchison
April 16

UO-produced video points students toward sustainable industry

Jim Hutchison tackles the definition of sustainability and its application in the production of metals in a video for the Materials Research Society
April 15

RIGE announces recipients of I3 awards program

The RIGE's Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives awards enhance research at the UO by supporting the development of large-scale research opportunities
Kimberly Espy, photo by Michael McDermott
April 15

Vice President Espy to take research position at University of Arizona

Kimberly Andrews Espy, vice president for research and innovation and dean of the Graduate School, will be senior vice president for research
Joe Thornton
April 11

UO's Thornton chosen for 2014 Guggenheim fellowship

The scientist, whose research brings evolutionary and molecular biology together, is one of 178 recipients out of more than 3,000 applicants
April 9

UO highlights economic impact for Business Oregon visitors

Faculty and leaders met with representatives from Business Oregon to gain deeper understanding of the university’s role in economic development in the state
Krista M. Chronister
April 4

UO study: Abusive relationships damage girls' educational pursuits

Krista Chronister's study of teenage girls found that unhealthy dating relationships translated into missed school days and a decline in academic performance
From last year's awards event: Jeff Ditto, James Tice, Gordon Sayre, Cris Niell, Leslie Opp-Beckman, Mark Carey, Kimberly Andrews Espy and UO President Michael Gottfredson
March 27

Nominations open for Research Excellence Awards

Six awards in four categories will be presented to raise visibility of research activities at UO
Famoso explores Florida's Bone Valley while attending a professional conference (Photo by Brian Beatty)
March 27

Changing climate and diet shaped equine teeth

Two UO paleontologists suggest patterns of enamel on chewing surfaces evolved as horses ate gritty materials in cooling climate
March 19

Chicken DNA bones up theory on Polynesian settlement

Study co-authored by UO's Hunt: Prehistoric chicken bones suggest human migration from Southeast Asian to South Pacific
March 11

UO technology spinout gets Oregon BEST award for field testing

The new supramolecular sensor technology will lead to efficiencies in fertilizer purchases and applications, and will reduce groundwater pollution

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