Academics and Research

Fish tanks in the UO's zebrafish lab
August 11

UO team will use zebrafish in new study of aquatic symbioses

A Moore Foundation grant will help researchers examine animal species living together
Laser light passing through lenses
August 10

UO researchers collaborate on new national quantum centers

They are advancing quantum information science, engineering, education and training
Dennis Jenkins at Paisley Caves
August 7

Paisley Caves study uncovers a new scoop on ancient poop

Results confirm the oldest directly dated human remains in the Western Hemisphere
Illustration of a protein
August 5

UO biochemist awarded $2.88 million to study the cytoskeleton

Brad Nolen and his lab will study proteins that guide cell shape and function
Illustration of DNA helix
August 3

Knight Campus scientist boosts strength of genetic synthesis

Calin Plesa is improving a cheaper way to synthesize genes that he helped create at UCLA
Illustration of man and dog with face masks
July 30

5 UO experts share their thinking on the COVID-19 pandemic

They discuss its effect on the economy, legal rights, indoor environments and more
Paper chains in a circle
July 29

UO team works to boost access to mental health tools for youth

Researchers want to spread a successful pilot program for sixth graders nationwide
A machine learning workshop
July 27

Oregon scientists using big data to address societal challenges

UO, OSU and PSU are taking the lead with a National Science Foundation grant
Galaxy NGC4414
July 27

UO physicist tweaks the age of the universe with new approach

A study led by Jim Schombert finds a new value for the Hubble constant
Friends at the NILI summer institute
July 20

NW Indian Language Institute grant will aid online courses

This year’s sessions went free and remote, drawing hundreds from tribes worldwide