Academics and Research

Clark found academic deficits in low-birth-weight babies with low brain volume
June 12

Researcher ties academic struggles to reduced brain volume in kids

A new study by a University of Oregon research team shows that pre-term babies might struggle academically later in life if they have smaller brain volume.
Corwin's exploration of disordered particulate systems was recognized
May 27

Corwin lands $560,000 NSF CAREER Award

Eric Corwin has won a 2012 NSF Faculty Early Career Development award for his efforts to create order from disorderly particulate systems
Janis Weeks
May 21

UO receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for research in global health and development

Janis Weeks will pursue the research project, “Neurophysiology-based platform for STH drug discovery.”
Students explain projects during last year's symposium
May 15

Undergraduate Research Symposium fills the EMU

Poster exhibits filled the EMU's concourse and lounge as students gathered to share their research efforts during the third annual Undergraduate Symposium.
Richmond (right), with Kimberly Andrews Espy, vice president for RIGE
May 8

Richmond speaks to the essential properties of water at Spring Presidential Research Lecture

Geri Richmond spoke before an audience of faculty members, students and community members at the Spring 2013 Presidential Research Lecture.
April 29

2013 UO Research Excellence Award recipients announced

Six faculty have been named winners of the 2013 UO Research Excellence Awards, sponsored by the Office for Research, Innovation and Graduate Education
April 21

UO researchers had role in international study of an ancient fish

Ingo Braasch and John Postlethwait identified more than 50 genes still present in fish but potentially "left in the water" when fish began to walk on land.
April 18

New research award fosters interdisciplinary projects

Four professors were recognized by Research, Innovation and Graduate Education as recipients of the 2013 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives Award.
March 28

UO's Ariola spends sabbatical in Paris

Zena Ariola is spending the 2012-13 academic year at the French institute INRIA, where she will work on research in computer programming languages.
Wendy Machalicek
March 21

UO researcher using tech tools to help families tackle child behaviors

Wendy Machalicek has new and exciting uses for iPads and Skype: quick, direct distance consulting for parents of children who engage in challenging behavior.