Academics and Research

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.
October 2

October is Research Month at the University of Oregon

The UO research office will highlight the role research plays with events throughout October that are geared toward the university and local communities.
CAMCOR director Kurt Langworthy leads Kimberly Andrews Espy through a hands-on demonstration of the new FEI Helios 600i Dual Beam Focused Ion Beam instrument (photo by UO Research)
August 29

CAMCOR celebrates acquisition of new research tool

The UO held a celebration at CAMCOR marking the center’s acquisition of a new FEI Helios 600i Dual Beam FIB instrument.
August 14

UO's RIGE creates web page with Oregon RAIN stories

The Office of Research, Innovation and Graduate Education has created a new web page that links to stories about the Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network
August 12

UO researchers track actin filament growth in cells

Research by UO biochemists provide new windows into the complexities of cellular structure.
Thornton's research could help predict the effects of mutations on disease
July 29

Researcher tracks path of key proteins in health and disease

University of Oregon biologist Joe Thornton’s long-running study of protein mutations and cancer has yielded another breakthrough.
Gregory Retallack
July 28

UO research extends timeline for life on land

A new study led by Gregory Retallack makes a case for earthly life having existed on land four times as long as was previously believed.
July 26

Oregon RAIN receives legislative approval, funding

The Oregon legislature funded the Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network for the South Willamette Valley in the amount of $3.75 million