Research and Innovation

A child reading with a teacher
November 16

UO to lead national comprehensive literacy center

Its aim is to help children with learning disabilities
Artist rendition of protein evolution: Shown are an evolutionary tree and proteins affected by mutations
November 15

Mutation for multicellular life was a backbone changer

The UO's Ken Prehoda and colleagues report how a cellular disruption 600 million years ago led to a change in protein functioning
A forest fire in western Canada
November 3

Fire-scarred trees on Northwest island point to human roots

An approach by the UO's Dan Gavin traces historical fire patterns and links them to indigenous populations
Michael Posner
November 1

Franklin Institute selects UO's Posner for elite award

Posner's research on attention networks put him on a winner's list with Thomas Edison and Marie Curie
Doctor treating child in hospital
October 31

UO sociologist wins major grant to explore U.S. pediatric care

Postdoctoral researcher Liberty Barnes lands NSF fellowship to explore care-giving in children's hospitals
View of the reefs and islands around Airai Bay, Palau
October 28

Study finds climate helped guide early Pacific seafarers

Anthropology's Scott Fitzpatrick was on a team that used computer simulations and climatic data to seek origins of ambitious open-ocean journeys
Worker installing computer system
October 27

New high-performance computing facility nears completion

The new core center supercomputer will aid research across campus
María Belén Noroña traveling upriver in a long canoe through a rainforest.
October 26

Two UO grad students earn awards to do research abroad

One student will do research in Nepal, the other in the Amazon rainforest
Jennifer Hoy and Cris Niell
October 25

Seeing prey turn predator suggests mice as vision model

UO team uses mice to open a potential new route to study the vision-brain network
Elizabeth Budd
October 21

Activity helps kids stay fit, says UO cluster hire Elizabeth Budd

The new addition to the health cluster is ready to help kids and communities live healthy lives

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