Academics and Research

Image taken from Newberry’s Paulina Peak shows Paulina and East lakes
January 24

Rise of plate tectonics led UO into volcanology research

Growth helped the Center for Volcanology Research erupt into international prominence
Griffith’s mother Abu greets Funk with a hug
January 23

Exploring the life of the blind through multimedia storytelling

Using immersive sound, an SOJC master's student brings light to a woman's story
Christopher Hendon prepares espresso shot
January 22

UO chemist helps find path to consistently good espresso

A different brewing technique could cut costs and make the industry more sustainable
Playing the Wildfire board game
January 21

Grad student's board game helps teach climate change

Players roll dice to decide what tools to use to contain wildland fires
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