Research and Innovation

Aaron Nelson
March 1

A road less traveled leads a musician into the science of life

Aaron Nelson, a nontraditional undergrad, followed his passion to a UO biology lab
Excavation at Rimrock Draw
February 28

UO archaeology helps kick off National Geographic series

Evidence for the use of fire at the Rimrock Draw Rockshelter is featured on the debut show
image of mice in a nest
February 22

Study of meditating mice at the UO draws media play

UO biology, psychology and neuroscience researchers publish study on benefits of mindfulness in mice
Computational chemist Christopher Hendon
February 22

Computational chemist to join energy and materials cluster

Christopher Hendon will help the UO advance research on sustainable products
Patrick Phillips looking into a microscope in the lab
February 21

A UO lab digs into worms in the quest to lengthen human life

The UO’s Patrick Phillips helps tackle a problem of reproducibility while studying potential anti-aging compounds
Fulbright logo
February 20

Faculty have until Aug. 1 to apply for Fulbright grant funding

The international program offers more than 500 awards in a range of areas
Image shows two U.S. military veterans
February 20

Quack Chats to offer unvarnished stories of Oregon veterans

The public can experience UO historian Alex Dracobly’s course on veterans oral history Feb. 22
Patrick Phillips
February 16

Report: Knight Campus gains momentum, national attention

Acting director Patrick Phillips updates the campus community on the initiative's progress
Image shows a girl accepting marijuana
February 16

UO study suggests new approach for curbing teen drug use

Researcher Atika Khurana says teens with weak working memory, poor impulse control and progressive drug use at risk for later addiction
View of Rorschach Blot 10
February 14

Visions in famous inkblots are triggered by fractal patterns

Understanding how human vision was fooled on Rorschach’s psychological test may help the UO’s Richard Taylor design retinal implants

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