Research and Innovation

UO Goldwater Scholars Kyla Martichuski and John Gillies
April 7

Two UO juniors named 2015 Goldwater Scholars

The prestigious awards recognize top undergraduate students for their research in science, math and engineering.
Ben Hansen
April 6

UO economist: DUII laws have helped reduce reoffenses

Punishments under current thresholds in Washington are reducing repeat offenses, but violators at the aggravated level are involved in most fatalities.
Benjamin Hansen
April 3

Oregon study: Consequences of driving drunk are paying off

Lowering the legal threshold and increasing punishments would make drivers think harder about taking the wheel after drinking, says UO economist. 
April 3

RAINMaker Awards could turn summer break into a startup

The $5,000 seed grants are funded by Rumblefish founder and UO grad Paul Anthony Troiano.
Geri Richmond
March 24

UO’s Richmond is among 1859 magazine’s ‘Eminent Women’

Bend-based publication features the UO's presidential chair in a roundup of women whose efforts have had positive influences on Oregon.
2015 Northwest Anthropological Conference
March 24

Northwest anthropologists are in Eugene for annual meeting

Three days of sessions include a symposium on the coordination of efforts that followed last year's mudslide in Oso, Washington.
Jim Hutchison
March 18

UO-Sony partnership led to ACS Nano’s top paper in 2014

Research effort led to a rapid and efficient method to produce stable, uniformly sized nanocrystals for use in electronic materials.
February 24

New report shows UO boosts Oregon's prosperity by billions of dollars

A new economic impact report from economics professor Tim Duy finds the UO made a $2.3 billion footprint on the state’s economy in the last year.
September 19

UO made steady gains in research and innovation in FY 2014

A record number of research proposals were recorded in 2013-2014, a year that also saw a 13 percent increase in awards funding
Edward Vogel
May 8

UO researchers detail fundamentals of visual tracking in the brain

Edward Vogel's research team details how your attention to detail helps you track objects across the midline of your brain

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