Academics and Research

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
Fake news illustration
February 24

Library guide, SOJC offer tools and tips to combat fake news

These days, it seems everyone is aware of the “fake news” phenomenon.
Computational chemist Christopher Hendon
February 22

Computational chemist to join energy and materials cluster

Christopher Hendon will help the UO advance research on sustainable products
Patrick Phillips looking into a microscope in the lab
February 21

A UO lab digs into worms in the quest to lengthen human life

The UO’s Patrick Phillips helps tackle a problem of reproducibility while studying potential anti-aging compounds
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