UO Experts Respond to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

In these extraordinary times, our faculty are conducting research and offering advice, solutions, and expertise on the coronavirus—to understand its effect on us, our wellbeing, and society.


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UO's indoor research center takes aim at COVID-19 risks

With the global spread of COVID-19, researchers from the UO's Biology and the Built Environment Center, along with collaborators in the university’s Institute for Health and the Built Environment in Portland, including director Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg, and the Genome Center of the University of California, Davis, have reviewed how their research applies to COVID-19 and two earlier coronavirus outbreaks: severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, and the Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS.

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Elliott Berkman
Department of Psychology
Mental Health, Addiction, Self-Control, Obesity, Goals
Tim Duy
Department of Economics
Federal Reserve, Currency, Markets, Unemployment
Melissa Graboyes
Clark Honors College
Infectious and Epidemic Diseases, Medical History, Global Health, History of Science

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UO Experts in the News This Week

This page is updated every weekday. Some of the stories below may require a third-party subscription.

Scientific American
UO marketing professor Troy Campbell writes for Scientific American.
Associated Press
PPPM professor Benjamin Clark provides expert commentary. This story was picked up by dozens of other media outlets around the country, including The Oregonian.
UO classics professor Kevin Dicus will give a virtual lecture.
Inside Higher Ed
Jim Rawlins, director of admissions and assistant vice president for student services and enrollment management at the UO, is quoted.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Updates

The University of Oregon has a large team working around-the-clock to respond to the situation and we will communicate information as soon as it becomes available.