Academics and Research

John Postlethwait
September 15

UO scientist wins $2.5 million grant to study drug development

Biology professor John Postlethwait and his team hope the change the way new drugs for human disease are developed
September 2

Grant will fund UO project to catalog historic theaters

The UO Community Service Center will use a state tourism grant to assess the status of historic theaters around the state
Joshua Razink
August 28

CAMCOR instrument manager helps to confirm nanodiamonds

Razink's skills operating a state-of-the-art high-resolution transmission electron microscope at CAMCOR have him seeing diamonds
Li-Shan Chou
August 20

UO study finds that, for some athletes, concussion effects come back

The newly published findings revealed that regression was seen in the ability to multitask among athletes returning to play within a month
Railroad through Mazatlán
August 20

Flood of Central American immigrants is focus of UO researcher

International studies professor Kristin Yarris spent time in Mexico this summer studying the effect of America-bound immigrants on that country
Christopher Bone
August 18

UO researchers enlist computers in the fight against the mountain pine beetle

An interdisciplinary team of UO researchers was awarded a $1.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation
Scott Bridgham
August 13

UO project is putting native plants under future climate conditions

UO scientists are testing how grasses and plant species will adapt, change or potentially go extinct under projected climate conditions
August 13

Change in GTF funding will provide boost for research

By reducing the amount of tuition charged to grants for certain research assistants, the university will be able to spread its research dollars further
John Chalmers
July 31

State task force seeks UO professors' expertise on saving

John Chalmers and Bill Harbaugh testify before a legislative task force looking at ways to encourage people to save money for retirement
Data Center
July 30

UO to host conference on exploring opportunities in big data

The Office for Research & Innovation and the Graduate School will host the Big Opportunities with Big Data conference on Friday, Aug. 8