Academics and Research

Illustration of person with VR goggles
March 15

UO researchers help create virtual reality diversity training

The program is attracting interest from organizations across the country
Woman selecting video on laptop
March 15

Applying movie rental to purchase can be profitable, study finds

Researchers take on consumer frustration and find such conversions can pencil out
Brittany Erickson
March 9

UO researcher lands two NSF grants to boost seismic modeling

Brittany Erickson will develop coding to help understand earthquakes and volcanoes
Keat Ghee Ong
March 8

Knight Campus innovator Ong elected to inventors group

Keat Ghee Ong is an entrepreneur and inventor of 'smart implant' technologies
Barbed wire and American flag at detention camp
March 8

UO prof sees WWII refugee camp as forerunner to U.S. camps

Gina Herrmann is researching a French internment camp that housed migrants
A scene from 'The March'
March 5

UO GLAM Alliance highlights museum and library treasures

The Galleries, Libraries and Art Museums initiative promotes 'hidden collections'
Hayward Field
March 4

Hayward Field sensors to advance UO wildfire smoke initiative

Monitors will further research around wildfire smoke and aid both athletes and fans
Microscopic view of a neural network forming on an electrode
March 2

Research team unlocks strategies driving neuron connections

The insights will help fine-tune electrodes in an ongoing vision restoration project
Woman reacts to smell of spoiled food
February 25

UO researchers show how disgust evolved as an emotion

Anthropologists explored the roots of disgust in three indigenous communities in Ecuador
A new Arcimoto vehicle getting final inspections
February 24

UO students reimagine transportation with Arcimoto

They are working with the electric vehicle manufacturer to launch a rental program