Academics and Research

Data code on a computer screen
January 17

Six UO researchers awarded data science seed funding grants

The grants encourage new faculty partnerships and development of innovative research 
Law students address committee
January 15

From the classroom to Congress: Oregon law students in D.C.

10 law students spent a semester preparing to appear before a House committee
Portland light rail train at intersection
January 14

Urbanism Next launches the NEXUS online clearinghouse

The database will help decision-makers address emerging technologies
Particle collision simulation
January 14

UO physicist anticipates big step in quest for next-gen collider

Jim Brau says good signs emerged during an international conference he helped organize
A salp colony
January 10

Grant lets marine biologist pursue bioinspired study of jellyfish

The $1.1M award comes from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s Science Program
Human eye
January 9

UO scientists show that the eyes can measure hearing

An unexpected observation in barn owls leads to a new diagnostic approach for hearing
Mountain beaver
January 8

Researcher helps fill in the family tree of the shy mountain beaver

Samantha Hopkins says the PNW species survived via rapid evolutionary adaptation
Marian Hettiaratchi in the lab
January 7

New Knight Campus bioengineer advances bone repair research

Marian Hettiaratchi aims to create a synthetic material that will enhance bone repair
University researchers
January 6

Knight Campus becoming a hub of collaboration, leader writes

The Knight Campus is making connections around the region, state and nation
A dig site at Grand Bay
January 6

Tracing the journeys of the Caribbean’s first people

Study confirms a north-to-south settlement pattern beginning in the Greater Antilles  

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