Research and Innovation

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
David Conover
May 25

Amid proposed cuts, VP urges faculty to promote value of research

VP Conover says Trump's budget faces tests in Congress and urges UO researchers to keep seeking funding and promote the value of their work
Robert Schofield
May 23

Seven faculty members earn 2017 Research Excellence Awards

Researchers in biology, math, physics and psychology will be honored
David Wineland in lab
May 23

Nobel winner to talk cats, computers and quantum physics

Physicist David Wineland will discuss the future of quantum computing
Cris Niell
May 19

Research on mindfulness and mice featured in New York Times

Work by UO neuroscientist Cris Niell explores how meditation affects health
A team works inside one of the Paisley Caves in summer 2009
May 19

Scientists deploy new technique at one of Oregon’s Paisley Caves

Three European researchers join the UO's Dennis Jenkins to gather samples to confirm previous dating
A poster session at the symposium
May 16

Undergraduate Research Symposium highlights original work

300 undergraduate students will showcase their research Thursday, May 18
Image shows the over-production of unnecessary cells when a key hormone is blocked during brain development in a fruit fly
May 15

Study on brain formation finds possible link to human disease

A key hormone in fruit flies is similar to one in humans that threatens pregnancies when things go wrong

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