Research and Innovation

A scene from the play “Salmon is Everything,”
January 13

VPRI announces new humanities and social sciences awards

The UO Foundation awards provide seed funding for innovative projects
Kelp growing under the Pacific Ocean near the Channel Islands
January 11

Erlandson's kelp highway featured in magazine story

Earth magazine explores present-day thinking by archaeologists about how and when the Americas were populated
Alex de Verteuil in the lab
January 9

New program helps students of color join 'the family of the lab'

Students of Color Opportunities for Research Enrichment — or SCORE — is now in its second year
Stock image with text, training workshop
January 3

Winter academic workshops are offered to faculty and staff

The Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs offers programs on a range of topics
Andrea Steiger working in the lab
December 29

A designer molecule offers new hope for damaged cells

Researchers in Michael Pluth's lab unveil a molecule that could someday counter oxidative stress
Young gulf pipefish with still-forming body armor and bones and cartilage stained in red and blue
December 22

UO team unspools the genome of a seahorse relative

Bill Cresko and other researchers created a blueprint other labs can follow
image shows beta cell mass inside a developing zebrafish
December 19

A hunch to the gut: Researchers find possible link to diabetes

A UO graduate student's unexpected discovery could someday lead to new treatments
Zebrafish in a tank
December 14

OQ: Boyle gift will help unwind the secrets of genetic codes

The $10 million investment is giving UO research a vital boost
Image shows a researcher inside an experimental plot in Minnesota
December 14

UO team helps show peatlands may hold on to carbon

Preliminary results from a research site in Minnesota suggests that carbon and methane deep in peat may withstand warming climate
Morgan Freeman on stage at the Breakthrough/New Horizons award ceremony (Image credit: Getty Images for Breakthrough Prizes).
December 13

Math professor Ben Elias brings New Horizons prize to the UO

The new award is part of an effort to spotlight exciting research

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