Research and Innovation

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.
September 23

UO networking center makes a splash in the Galapagos Islands

The Network Startup Resource Center collaborated to improve research networking at the Charles Darwin Research Station.
Jun Li
September 23

UO launches new center and gains federal cyber research recognition

Center for Cyber Security and Privacy to lead way as the UO becomes a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research.
September 17

Researcher awarded $3 million grant to help children learn math

Christian Doabler in the Center on Teaching and Learning will use the grant to develop Precision Mathematics for first- and second-graders.
T. Bettina Cornwell
September 16

Charity’s logo may influence perception of food in package

UO study suggests that both consumers and marketers need to be thoughtful about combinations and messaging.
UO researchers have pushed research funding up 4 pecent in the last year
September 15

UO scholars buck national trend to continue expanding research funding

Overall funding for research rose almost 4 percent last year, while federal funding alone - the largest category - rose 6.3 percent.
Kelly Sutherland of the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
September 1

UO-led research suggests underwater vehicles with jellyfish propulsion

OIMB's Kelly Sutherland and colleagues detail how a colonial jelly uses multiple jets to move and turn rapidly, especially when seeking food.
Kelly Sutherland of the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology and Clark Honors College
September 1

Could tiny jellyfish propulsion drive design of new underwater craft?

University of Oregon oceanographer and colleagues detail how multiple jets guide jellies speedily through the water in search of prey.
Pranjal Mehta
August 27

UO trio among 270 scientists who tried to replicate psychology studies

Massive collaboration reveals that fewer than half of findings from 100 studies in psychological science could be reproduced.

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