Academics and Research

November 11

UO researcher: abusive parenting may have biological basis

Elizabeth Skowron's research shows that abusive parents appear to have a physiological response that triggers more harsh parenting.
Shannon Boettcher
November 5

UO-OSU collaboration leads to breakthrough in understanding aluminum

Researchers in the Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry have developed the first platform to fully study and understand the aqueous chemistry of aluminum.
Edward Kame'enui's lecture (photo by Lewis Taylor)
October 31

Kame’enui delivers Presidential Research Lecture

Kame’enui argued creating a blueprint for instruction based on solid scientific evidence should be a central focus of our public schools.
October 30

UO McNair Scholar confirms ancient harpoon technology and receives award

Gabriel Sanchez attended Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science national conference and received an undergraduate research award.
Ione student Lauren Garrett, Graham Davis (Ed Davis's son) and Ed Davis watch from the shade as Nick Famoso and Amy Nelson work on the tusk, which is covered in plaster
October 27

Thanks to a Ducks-Beavers baseball game, a mammoth tusk comes to UO

A mammoth tusk has landed on the UO campus, months after a hired hand on a northeast Oregon ranch thought he saw a petrified log sticking out of a hillside.
The META Center uses zebra fish to study host-microbe interaction.
October 21

UO's META Center combines research, training, outreach

Four Alaska Native students got the chance over the summer to conduct research on the cutting edge of innovation at the University of Oregon.
Laura Lee McIntyre, Ann Glang, Michael Gottfredson and Kimberly Andrews Espy
October 16

Research Faculty Breakfast: Reflecting on UO research accomplishments

A broad spectrum of UO faculty members attended a Research Faculty Breakfast with President Michael Gottfredson as part of October Research Month.
Cris Niell
October 10

Cris Niell’s pioneering research into how mice see featured in Nature

Cris Niell is featured in a new article in the journal Nature, on the surge of interest in research of examining the visual system of mice.
Laurent's findings on saliva relate to a person's psychological health
October 8

UO research shows a bit of saliva can reflect resilience against stress

A component in saliva has opened a window into a person's psychological health say researchers at the University of Oregon and Arizona State University.
October 4

UO Research office launches government shutdown website

The UO research office issued a message directed to the research community following the announcement of the U.S. government shutdown.