Academics and Research

Viktoriia Haiboniuk
August 4

The power of storytelling draws Ukrainian scholar to SOJC

Fulbright student Viktoriia Haiboniuk was drawn to the school's Portland multimedia program
The ruins of Pompeii, with Mount Vesuvius in the background
August 4

UO classics professor digs up the dirt on Pompeii

Classics professor Kevin Dicus has been sifting through the ruins for more than 10 years
Fish tanks in the UO's zebrafish lab
August 2

Researchers probe microbes and health at UO symposium

The two-day conference will focus on research using zebrafish and other models to understand human health
UO doctoral student Gwynne Mhuireach in the field
August 2

UO study finds what's in the air at Eugene's parks, parking lots

A pilot study of microbial communities in urban settings could point toward the need for green spaces in growing cities
A lecture class at the Mohammed Almana College for Health Sciences in Saudi Arabia
August 1

Saudi health faculty to visit UO to talk, train with colleagues

Scholars will work with the UO's Science Literacy Program Mobile Summer Institute
Wifi symbol with eyes
August 1

OQ: Online safety and the new ethics of privacy

A new center at the UO is researching ways to keep data secure while working to define privacy in the digital age
UO doctoral student Brandon VanderBeek
July 27

UO-led team may have solved a mystery of plate movement

Discoveries off the Washington coast suggest that molten material of the mantle is a driving, active player in the shifting of Earth's outer shell
Outline of a bird with the words 'Je suis Charlie' inside
July 27

Researchers study tweets to gain insights on mental health

Two faculty are delving into social media for clues about personalities, emotions and potential clinical symptoms.
Raghu Parthasarathy in his lab
July 26

Zebrafish at UO shed light on bacterial competition in the gut

Researchers in three UO labs discover that normal muscle contractions of the gut are as vital as bacterial populations in maintaining health
Emily Sales
July 22

Doctoral student selected for prestigious Gilliam fellowship

Emily Sales, a student in Chris Doe's lab, studies the way neural circuits form to one day better treat brain diseases