Academics and Research

A small ion-trapping device designed by David Allcock at NIST
October 11

UO's new quantum scientist aims to get qubits talking

David Allcock is bringing research he started at a national institute to a new UO physics lab
Illustration of a tiny electrode tip
October 10

UO microscope points to more efficient solar fuels devices

Researchers in Shannon Boettcher’s lab show that catalyst particles work better as they get smaller
Slime mold fossil
October 9

Ancient fossils reveal fresh clues about early life on land

A study co-authored by Greg Retalack suggests ancient land-dwellers were a pretty slimy bunch
Research collage
October 7

Conover to deliver annual talk on UO research accomplishments

David Conover will discuss the growth and impact of the university’s research enterprise Oct. 14
Wildland firefigher
October 7

UO researcher offers roadmap for fixing wildfire management

Cassandra Moseley and a co-author recommend long-term strategies and collaborative efforts
Tykeson Hall stairwell art
October 1

Tykeson Hall: Connecting students with success

At five floors and 64,000 square feet, the building is a hub for academic support and career advice
Tsunami warning sign
September 30

UO is leading an effort to speed up tsunami warnings

Earth scientist Diego Melgar is heading the project with NOAA and the University of Washington
Kevin Dicus at a dig in Rome
September 27

Prof cleans up old Rome's rep by digging in its garbage

Kevin Dicus says Romans used trash as a building material, which actually kept the city cleaner
Biologist Diana Libuda
September 16

Trainings offered for new research funding search tool Pivot

Three instructional sessions are scheduled in October in the Erb Memorial Union
Two new seed funding programs are designed to help build new research teams in data science and social-environmental research.
September 16

Applications due Oct. 15 for research seed funding

The programs are related to data science and social-environmental research