Research and Innovation

Image shows activity at an Oregon retail marijuana business (Anna Reed, Statesman Journal, via AP)
September 5

Oregon's legalization quickly cut Washington border pot sales

UO study also provides perspective on the movement of legally purchased marijuana across state lines into neighboring states
Neskowin Ghost Forest and Proposal Rock, remnants of the Cascadia earthquake in 1700 (Blacklist Media/Flickr)
August 30

Grad student helps coast residents prep for tsunami escape

To complete a master’s degree in landscape architecture, Bryn Davis studies a childhood vacation spot and proposes improvements to a pedestrian path
Image shows early Greek text on a tablet
August 28

Professor's translation to give critical witness to Islam’s rise

Stephen Shoemaker will use a national humanities grant to modernize the words of an early book about the 614 conquest of Jerusalem
Building collapse in Northridge, California, in the 1994 earthquake
August 25

UO's role in ShakeAlert gets federal funding boost

Oregon will see new seismic sensors installed and more early adopters as part of the UO’s $1 million share of the funding package
Salps linked together in a chain
August 7

Researchers find that teamwork helps jellies jet around the ocean

UO marine biologist uses high-speed camera to study salps, a kind of jellyfish
Lab scene
July 26

UO undergraduates receive awards for research excellence

Their work spanned biology, earth sciences, history, feminism and many other fields
A globe in a classroom
July 24

Grants and awards roll in for College of Education researchers

Faculty members have attracted more than $6 million in federal funding in recent months
A view of the Lokey Labs
July 20

New state law will make it easier to recruit new postdocs

The legislation provides a PERS exemption and alternative retirement plan
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

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