Academics and Research

Collapsed buildings in Mexico after the 2017 Tehuantepec earthquake
October 25

2017 Mexico quake came from unexpected location, study says

The strong earthquake defied models and raises new concerns, reports a team led by Diego Melgar
Graphic of people communicating
October 24

New humanities initiative realigns programs to fit student needs

Led by Martha Bayless, the program helps students explore subject areas in tune with their interests
The HEDCO Building
October 24

College of Education lands UO's largest-ever sponsored award

The $32 million, five-year award will fund ongoing work helping teach students with disabilities
Brittany White at work synthesizing molecules
October 23

Teamwork leads UO chemists to a new kind of fluorescent dye

A doctoral student, postdoc and 3 professors use carbon nanohoops that could enhance medical imaging
Nurse and patient
October 19

OHSU professor to discuss inclusion of older adults in research

Elizabeth Eckstrom from OHSU will explain new NIH requirements for human subjects research
The NemaMetrix ScreenChip
October 19

New innovation fund creates avenue for translational research

The Office of the VPRI will use the funding to help turn research into products and spinoffs
Installing ShakeAlert equipment
October 16

UO research may soon make Oregon safer in quakes and fires

A new resiliency plan from the governor uses work by UO scientists to improve hazard warnings
Lauren Hallett's research site in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada in northern California
October 15

UO projects to look at climate stresses on West Coast rangeland

Lucas Silva and Lauren Hallett are exploring the effects of projected climate change on soil biology
Professors Brian Smith, Andy Marcus and Mike Raymer
October 11

UO scientists help pave the way in quantum science efforts

Mike Raymer, Andy Marcus and Brian Smith are helping lead a national effort to expand research
Stock image shows old data storage devices
October 10

UO chemists closer to making organic molecules for electronics

An international team led by a UO lab builds a molecule where electron spins can be flipped

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