Research and Innovation

Ramesh Jasti and Evan Darzi
October 12

UO chemist Jasti aims to put his nanohoops into future devices

Application is down the road, but these tiny organic circular structures could land in solar cells, light-emitting diodes and medical diagnostics.
Illustration of a nanohoop
October 12

New Oregon approach for 'nanohoops' could energize future devices

While application is down the road, these tiny organic circular structures could be used in solar cells, light-emitting diodes and medical diagnostics.
UO economics doctoral student John Voorheis
October 8

UO doctoral student draws media eyes for study on political polarization

Study led by UO economics student John Voorheis finds income inequality is likely changing the direction of state legislatures.
Scott Maier
October 6

Maier's study of NY Times columnist Kristof lands media coverage

UO journalism professor finds low engagement on distant problems, but says the columnist's approach is promising.
Nelson Ting
October 5

UO researcher sees troubling pattern in genes of Tanzanian monkeys

University of Oregon-led research taps regional landscapes to see how human activities affect an already endangered species.
Patrick Kirch
October 2

Museum talks dive into island and coastal archaeology

French Polynesia, underwater archaeology and Easter Island's past are the topics for the annual Fall Archaeology Lecture Series.
Chris Doe
October 1

Using fruit fly larvae, UO researchers capture the symmetry of movement

Neurons in the nerve cord neurons, similar in most organisms may point the way to new applications in medicine and robotics.
Daniel Lowd, assistant professor of computer and information science
September 28

UO's Lowd aims to take on spammers with young investigator award

Game theory is among the techniques the UO computer scientist will use to sort honesty and dishonesty in online networks.
Graham Kribs
September 28

New theory of 'stealth dark matter' may explain universe's missing mass

UO's Graham Kribs is part of a collaborative effort that has put forth a new theory with novel routes to scientific confirmation.
Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg
September 23

Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory welcomes new director

Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg leaves the University of Idaho to take over the UO research facility founded in 1977 by G.Z. Brown.

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