Research and Innovation

April 15

2015 UO Research Excellence Award recipients announced

The awards highlight UO faculty members whose reseach stands out as examples of the university's exploration and innovation.
Illustration of April 5 Splash Event (ATLAS Experiment © 2015 CERN)
April 14

UO physicists to seek dark matter particles when collider resumes

With a doubling of energy for particle collisions, a window may open to reach into 'hypothetical new physics,' says David Strom. 
Bread loaves on display on the final day of Bread 101
April 13

National food association honors teaching approach of UO’s ‘Bread 101’

Team-taught course featured interdisciplinary approach to study the science, culture and politics of an every day food staple.
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.

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