Research and Innovation

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
David Conover
February 3

Research VP affirms university support for global engagement

The UO is monitoring potential shifts in federal research policy
Allen Malony
February 2

Allen Malony receives Fulbright Distinguished Chair award

The computer science professor will do research and collaborate in France
Image shows a bipolar mitotic spindle functioning normally during early cell division
January 30

Never-give-up attitude pays off for research in UO lab

A fundamental advance in understanding cell division surfaces from a discovery made years ago
Richard Taylor
January 26

Magazine publishes book excerpt on work of UO physicist

Chapter of a book opens a window on what Richard Taylor saw, when a child, in artwork has been a driving force in his research
Neuroscientist David McCormick
January 26

UO lands top-flight brain scientist for two key research roles

David McCormick of Yale University also will be named a Presidential Chair
Frank Vignola and Peter Armstrong with the solar measuring device
January 20

UO tests new device that finds sunshine on cloudy days

Researcher from Abu Dhabi taps UO solar lab to test new method to capture wider range of sunlight
Image shows a baby looking at something with its mother
January 20

Quack Chats to explore what babies see in everyday life

Psychology professor Caitlin Fausey will describe three discoveries from her UO Learning Lab
Collage of images of projects from the architectural firms
January 18

Knight Campus will begin to take shape with selection of architects

Bora Architects of Portland and Ennead Architects of New York will design the buildings