Academics and Research

Gordon Sayre, professor of English, delivers the Spring 2014 Presidential Research Lecture on Tuesday (photo by Lewis Taylor)
March 6

Sayre takes Presidential Research Lecture audience on historical journey

English professor uses lecture to explore often-forgotten role of French explorers in American history
Science demonstration at a previous Science and Invention Fair
March 5

Young scientists from around Oregon converge on UO campus

Students will attend 3rd annual UO Science and Invention Fair, and Central Western Oregon Science Expo
March 3

Nominations accepted for new Dixon Award for graduate innovation

The fellowship will support as many as six doctoral students pursuing innovative experiences
Students talk at last year's Graduate Research Forum
February 25

UO's fifth annual Graduate Research Forum will be largest, most inclusive

The one-day UO conference showcases research and creative expressions by graduate students in all of the university’s graduate colleges and schools
Vertebrae from herring collected at an archeological site
February 19

Herring are important contributor to life along the Pacific Coast

Bones of Pacific herring have provided researchers a lesson in ecological history that should aid in fisheries management in the future
Networking eventually leads to more correct answers
February 18

UO study says networking cuts down on thinking skills

Need an answer to a problem? Cast it out to your social networks. Chances are you'll get the solution, but it may not expand your analytical thinking abilities
Greg Retallack
February 17

Oregon Academy of Science at UO to discuss climate change

Three UO scientists will discuss a study on how rising carbon dioxide levels may impact the state during annual Oregon Academy of Science meeting
Proposals for “Innovations in Graduate Education” seed funding are due Feb. 21
February 13

UO Graduate School to fund professional development initiatives

Innovations in Graduate Education Program will offer as many as five awards of up to $4,000 each for graduate students' professional development
Ashley Streig shows wood chips found in sediment of a pre-1906 earthquake
February 13

Oregon-led team confirms 1838 and 1890 earthquakes occurred on San Andreas Fault

Ashley Streig's research resulted in a study that shows that San Francisco's 1906 quake was the third of a series on San Andreas Fault
Lillis Business Complex
February 10

UO researchers study microbes in dust for building design clues

Researchers create a microbial snapshot of the Lillis Business Complex, based on dust collected in various areas