Research and Innovation

Art depicts a mouse exploring its environmentMouse explores its environment along a path represented by neurons (Art by Ann Mari Amundsgard, Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
March 27

UO mouse study explores brain region hit early in Alzheimer's

Using mice, researchers with UO-Norway ties gain new insights on how certain memories form
UO science lab
March 23

UO researchers say federal funding is a good investment

Geri Richmond and David Conover write that research powers the U.S. economy
Teacher works with students in the Kids in Transition to School program
March 20

Readiness program improves focus, learning in preschoolers

Pre-kindergarten intervention gains positive results ahead of wider adoption
Richard Taylor, physics and materials science
March 17

Quack Chats will look at tapping nature to overcome blindness

Physicist Richard Taylor will detail his team’s bio-inspired efforts to use fractals to repair vision loss
David Conover
March 16

Research VP urges calm following release of Trump budget plan

David Conover says the UO will continue to push for strong research funding
Neurons adhering to fractal interconnects
March 15

OQ: Taylor lab keeps eye on the prize of fractal vision implant

Research at the UO could one day help restore age-related vision loss
An industrial robot
March 14

Don't fear the robot, UO network engineer says in article

Jonathan Brewer of the Network Startup Resource Center was interviewed by Voice of America
DNA strand
March 9

Powell gift supports fledgling UO Center for Genome Function

The investment will help researchers better understand human genetics
Greenland fjord filled with ice (Photo by Rosemary Camozzi)
March 8

Cascade: Greenland's melting glaciers forecast a rising tide

Research by Earth sciences professor David Sutherland is revealing clues about climate change
David Conover
March 7

Questions on federal research funding raise concern at UO

Officials write that it's not yet clear if less money will be available

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