Research and Innovation

Jennifer Freyd
August 21

New survey on sexual climate suggests more awareness of services is needed

Preliminary findings of 2015 survey of UO students are delivered to international summit as the UO continues steps to address the issues.
The view looking out from Fort Rock Cave
August 21

Archaeologists to return to Oregon's Fort Rock Cave

Using advancements in technology, researchers hope to learn more about the cave's history and solidify early conclusions of Luther Cressman.
Robot submarine Sentry fitted with SyPRID samplers
August 14

Into the deep with OIMB

UO scientists Craig Young and Kirsten Meyer appear on The Jefferson Exchange to talk about dives off the U.S. East Coast and New Zealand.
Crowd at Straub Hall
August 7

'Focus on what we can do' is message of earthquake forum

Audience at Straub Hall and online gets history lesson on the Cascadia quake zone and practical advise on how to prepare for 'The Really Big One."
John Postlethwait
August 3

UO biologist is in NY Times story and video about project in Alaska

John Postlethwait is studying genes of fish contaminated by PCBs in an effort to help native populations exposed to toxins left at the end of the Cold War.
July 30

Team Duckling aims to excite kids about science

Free activities at Saturday Market give kids a chance to have fun at 'Science of Sound' booth.
Map shows locations of seismic sensors in Oregon
July 29

UO's role in boosting earthquake monitoring gets help from USGS funds

Newly announced funding will bring the UO a project manager/field engineer to help establish and monitor sensors around Oregon.
Graphic shows types of earthquakes that occur in the Pacific Northwest
July 29

UO to host public earthquake forum to discuss 'The Really Big One'

Panel of experts will detail Pacific Northwest earthquakes, potential risks and readiness — and answer questions — on Aug. 6.
Richard Taylor
July 28

Patent granted for UO-led effort on fractal-based nerve connections

Award-winning concept by UO physicist Richard Taylor envisions electronic implants that match up with specific neurons.
Newly found sabertooth salmon fossil
July 24

New ways to ‘Explore Oregon’ at the Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Improved technology, new videos, and rare fossils await visitors to the natural history exhibit.

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