Academics and Research

Villarica volcano
November 22

UO volcanologist to study magma behavior using NSF grants

Meredith Townsend is researching how ice and mountains affect the movement of magma
Crown and sword on table lit by candle
November 17

Historian's new project takes a deeper look at queenly slander

Martha Bayless explores the roots of how society talks about women in power
Hermiston City Hall
November 12

UO's Sustainable City Year program heads east to Hermiston

Students and faculty members will help the city address growth, community planning
Woman at desk using TaskShade
November 10

Even in a flat economy, the UO continues to spin off innovation

Last year saw 14 new patent filings and two new companies spun from faculty work
Audiologist working with a student
November 9

OHSU partnership brings audiology services, instruction to UO

The new project will provide hearing assessments and services to more Oregon families
Take Back the Night protest
November 9

Professor's book examines bias, dissatisfaction with birth control

Sociology professor Krystale Littlejohn says women face unnecessary burdens in the U.S.
Comesha Tweede
November 8

Doctoral student to participate in humanities grant project

Cornesha Tweede is an instructor in romance languages and studies Spanish literature
Collage of skylight photos
November 4

Passive solar could furnish a third of home heating needs

New UO research examines the value of skylights in the effort to reduce fossil fuel use
Woman holding face mask
November 3

It's true: Be nice and others are more likely to be nice to you

UO psychologists find evidence that people return the treatment they get from others
Climate protesters
November 2

UO experts weigh in on the COP26 UN climate summit

Researchers are uncertain that international diplomacy will lead to quick action