Research and Innovation

Building collapse in Northridge, California, in the 1994 earthquake
August 25

UO's role in ShakeAlert gets federal funding boost

Oregon will see new seismic sensors installed and more early adopters as part of the UO’s $1 million share of the funding package
Salps linked together in a chain
August 7

Researchers find that teamwork helps jellies jet around the ocean

UO marine biologist uses high-speed camera to study salps, a kind of jellyfish
Lab scene
July 26

UO undergraduates receive awards for research excellence

Their work spanned biology, earth sciences, history, feminism and many other fields
A globe in a classroom
July 24

Grants and awards roll in for College of Education researchers

Faculty members have attracted more than $6 million in federal funding in recent months
A view of the Lokey Labs
July 20

New state law will make it easier to recruit new postdocs

The legislation provides a PERS exemption and alternative retirement plan
A view of El Capitan in California's Yosemite National Park
July 10

Research: El Capitan holds the history of volcanic plumbing

Leif Karlstrom says the California landmark provides helps show why a lot of magma stays underground
Image shows Madonna Moss in a field behind camas seed pods and blue flowers
June 29

UO graduate students get a taste of Native camas cooking

Anthropologist Madonna Moss takes students through the harvest and roasting of camas in a course that helped her prepare for a new fall course
Standing by his poster, Adrian Gutierrez of physics and mathematics tells visitors about his research on strategies to detect particles in experiments at the Large Hadron Collider
June 22

Five Undergraduate Research Symposium winners named

This year's event drew 242 presentations from students in 60 different majors
How streams of dark matter may appear around bright objects in space
June 22

UO theorists hope to shine some light on dark matter

Experiments based mostly on the Standard Model have not yet produced anticipated discoveries
Tasia Smith
June 20

UO researchers and scholars receive interdisciplinary awards

Faculty receive a financial boost to help seed promising scholarship

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