Academics and Research

Erlandson, wearing an Oregon cap, at work on the Channel Islands
April 4

Archaeology work by UO's Erlandson wins special honor

His 'kelp highway' theory helped change the view of early migrations to the West Coast
Professor Lynn Stephen in Oaxaca, Mexico
March 31

UO professor to lead world Latin America scholars association

Lynn Stephen is in line to be president of the Latin American Studies Association
Regrowth in zebrafish tail fin denoted by green fluorescent proteins
March 29

UO team unlocks mystery of zebrafish bone regeneration

Using fluorescent proteins and microscopy, researchers find a mechanism that regenerates amputated tail fins
trED logo
March 28

Event will launch campus drive to redesign the core curriculum

'Dear X: Letters from the Classroom' uses theater to help start the discussion
Art depicts a mouse exploring its environmentMouse explores its environment along a path represented by neurons (Art by Ann Mari Amundsgard, Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
March 27

UO mouse study explores brain region hit early in Alzheimer's

Using mice, researchers with UO-Norway ties gain new insights on how certain memories form
LED lights
March 24

Students light up at a company's request for designer bulbs

Portland start-up Luxium Lighting turns to UO’s product design students to find creative ways to create fixtures for its new LED bulbs
Teacher works with students in the Kids in Transition to School program
March 20

Readiness program improves focus, learning in preschoolers

Pre-kindergarten intervention gains positive results ahead of wider adoption
Neurons adhering to fractal interconnects
March 15

OQ: Taylor lab keeps eye on the prize of fractal vision implant

Research at the UO could one day help restore age-related vision loss
Swimming Pacific sea nettles off the Oregon coast
March 13

Hold the anchovies; Pacific jellyfish have a taste for them

UO-led study finds that the largest jellyfish off the Oregon Coast prefer anchovy eggs to other items in their dining path
Greenland fjord filled with ice (Photo by Rosemary Camozzi)
March 8

Cascade: Greenland's melting glaciers forecast a rising tide

Research by Earth sciences professor David Sutherland is revealing clues about climate change

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