Research and Innovation

A view of El Capitan in California's Yosemite National Park
July 10

Research: El Capitan holds the history of volcanic plumbing

Leif Karlstrom says the California landmark provides helps show why a lot of magma stays underground
Image shows Madonna Moss in a field behind camas seed pods and blue flowers
June 29

UO graduate students get a taste of Native camas cooking

Anthropologist Madonna Moss takes students through the harvest and roasting of camas in a course that helped her prepare for a new fall course
Standing by his poster, Adrian Gutierrez of physics and mathematics tells visitors about his research on strategies to detect particles in experiments at the Large Hadron Collider
June 22

Five Undergraduate Research Symposium winners named

This year's event drew 242 presentations from students in 60 different majors
How streams of dark matter may appear around bright objects in space
June 22

UO theorists hope to shine some light on dark matter

Experiments based mostly on the Standard Model have not yet produced anticipated discoveries
Tasia Smith
June 20

UO researchers and scholars receive interdisciplinary awards

Faculty receive a financial boost to help seed promising scholarship
Pacific Ocean
June 15

A UO grad student is on the trail of a weird jellyfish invasion

Researchers from NOAA and the UO are trying to understand increasing numbers of tubular pyrosomes that are disrupting coastal fishing operations
Geri Richmond
June 6

American Chemical Society gives top award to UO's Geri Richmond

The National Medal of Science winner will receive the 2018 Priestley Medal next March in New Orleans
Levi's Stadium in San Franscisco
June 5

Study finds consumers question sports sponsorship deals

UO marketing professor helps in a study about the motives that people infer about deals between sports teams and company sponsors
Image shows two spinning black holes with properties like those found in the merger detected in January
June 1

LIGO's second run detects another merger of black holes

UO physics team again has an important role in the international effort to find gravitational waves and expand knowledge about the universe
Water pours through the collapsed main spillway at the Oroville Dam
May 26

Cascade landslides a bigger threat to dams than Cascadia

UO geologist Weldon says researchers are finding previously unknown fault lines that could pose problems for the region's dams

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