Academics and Research

Art depicts a mouse exploring its environmentMouse explores its environment along a path represented by neurons (Art by Ann Mari Amundsgard, Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
March 27

UO mouse study explores brain region hit early in Alzheimer's

Using mice, researchers with UO-Norway ties gain new insights on how certain memories form
LED lights
March 24

Students light up at a company's request for designer bulbs

Portland start-up Luxium Lighting turns to UO’s product design students to find creative ways to create fixtures for its new LED bulbs
Teacher works with students in the Kids in Transition to School program
March 20

Readiness program improves focus, learning in preschoolers

Pre-kindergarten intervention gains positive results ahead of wider adoption
Neurons adhering to fractal interconnects
March 15

OQ: Taylor lab keeps eye on the prize of fractal vision implant

Research at the UO could one day help restore age-related vision loss
Swimming Pacific sea nettles off the Oregon coast
March 13

Hold the anchovies; Pacific jellyfish have a taste for them

UO-led study finds that the largest jellyfish off the Oregon Coast prefer anchovy eggs to other items in their dining path
Greenland fjord filled with ice (Photo by Rosemary Camozzi)
March 8

Cascade: Greenland's melting glaciers forecast a rising tide

Research by Earth sciences professor David Sutherland is revealing clues about climate change
A view of the 2014 Grad Forum
March 7

Deadline nears for annual grad student research competitions

The Grad Forum and 3-Minute Thesis events will be held together in May
Reza Rejaie at his desk
March 7

UO computer scientist honored for taming online streaming

Research by Reza Rejaie is often cited, but his claim to fame is making it easier to enjoy online audio and videos
Edward Davis holding a dinosaur mock-up
March 2

UO scientist infuses conservation biology with ancient perspective

 Edward Davis of the Museum of Natural and Cultural History helps make the case for tapping the fossil record as the planet warms
Aaron Nelson
March 1

A road less traveled leads a musician into the science of life

Aaron Nelson, a nontraditional undergrad, followed his passion to a UO biology lab

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