Academics and Research

Illustration suggesting global commerce
January 21

Study: Treaties help developing economies spur investment

UO finance prof and colleagues say the pacts double chances of cross-border mergers
Brain illustration
January 19

Neuroscience team wins grant to explore cognitive flexibility

A $5 million grant will help explore the neural mechanisms behind shifts in attention
Glacier in Greenland
January 14

New grant will create an institute for racial and climate justice

The Mellon Foundation gives $4.5 million to create a transformative research platform
Collage of UO health care workers
January 12

UO nurses show their courage in battle against COVID-19

Helping when people are most vulnerable is what University Health Services does
Geri Richmond in lab with grad student
January 12

Study finds obstacles for women and minorities in chemistry

UO-led paper finds advising, other problems threaten graduate recruitment and retention
Student working on paper
January 11

UO and partners work to improve education for English learners

The goal is to change school policy to create more equitable learning environments
Wildfire at night
January 7

Economics student's curiosity helps answer a burning question

Do forest fires hurt public health? An economics student finds an answer, and a future
Vials of vaccine
January 6

Survey shows many Oregonians still reject COVID-19 rules

Numerous respondents indicate they won't get vaccinated for COVID-19 or are undecided
Brendan Bohannan
January 5

Brendan Bohannan selected for the Humbolt Research Award

The prize allows the UO biologist to further his research on microbial biodiversity
Aerial view of an Amazon River tributary
January 5

Mystery of Amazon region’s rare fertile soils is unlocked

UO-led team uses soil evidence to explain the origin of Amazonian dark earth