Academics and Research

Three Minute Thesis was founded by the University of Queensland
May 5

UO Graduate School to hold Three Minute Thesis competition

Grad students will pack all of their research into a quick chat and one PowerPoint slide when they compete in Three Minute Thesis
Michael Gottfredson, UO president
April 29

UO president says innovation deficit threatens economic security

President Gottfredson provides written remarks to the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee about contributions of research universities
April 23

When the big one hits, every minute counts

Geology faculty shared information with elected officials about benefits of a possible earthquake early warning system
Bowerman Sports Science Clinic team
April 22

Sports science symposium to focus on performance and technology

The symposium is expected to draw 250 attendees from around the world ahead of the World Junior Track and Field Championships
James Hutchison (Photo by John Bauguess)
April 21

Hutchison has leadership role in new nanomaterials initiative

James Hutchison is part of a federal research project that will seek to better understand the impacts of nanomaterials throughout their life cycle
Jim Hutchison
April 16

UO-produced video points students toward sustainable industry

Jim Hutchison tackles the definition of sustainability and its application in the production of metals in a video for the Materials Research Society
April 15

RIGE announces recipients of I3 awards program

The RIGE's Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives awards enhance research at the UO by supporting the development of large-scale research opportunities
Kimberly Espy, photo by Michael McDermott
April 15

Vice President Espy to take research position at University of Arizona

Kimberly Andrews Espy, vice president for research and innovation and dean of the Graduate School, will be senior vice president for research
Joe Thornton
April 11

UO's Thornton chosen for 2014 Guggenheim fellowship

The scientist, whose research brings evolutionary and molecular biology together, is one of 178 recipients out of more than 3,000 applicants
April 9

UO highlights economic impact for Business Oregon visitors

Faculty and leaders met with representatives from Business Oregon to gain deeper understanding of the university’s role in economic development in the state