Academics and Research

Janis Weeks
May 21

UO receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for research in global health and development

Janis Weeks will pursue the research project, “Neurophysiology-based platform for STH drug discovery.”
Students explain projects during last year's symposium
May 15

Undergraduate Research Symposium fills the EMU

Poster exhibits filled the EMU's concourse and lounge as students gathered to share their research efforts during the third annual Undergraduate Symposium.
Richmond (right), with Kimberly Andrews Espy, vice president for RIGE
May 8

Richmond speaks to the essential properties of water at Spring Presidential Research Lecture

Geri Richmond spoke before an audience of faculty members, students and community members at the Spring 2013 Presidential Research Lecture.
April 29

2013 UO Research Excellence Award recipients announced

Six faculty have been named winners of the 2013 UO Research Excellence Awards, sponsored by the Office for Research, Innovation and Graduate Education
April 21

UO researchers had role in international study of an ancient fish

Ingo Braasch and John Postlethwait identified more than 50 genes still present in fish but potentially "left in the water" when fish began to walk on land.
April 18

New research award fosters interdisciplinary projects

Four professors were recognized by Research, Innovation and Graduate Education as recipients of the 2013 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives Award.
March 28

UO's Ariola spends sabbatical in Paris

Zena Ariola is spending the 2012-13 academic year at the French institute INRIA, where she will work on research in computer programming languages.
Wendy Machalicek
March 21

UO researcher using tech tools to help families tackle child behaviors

Wendy Machalicek has new and exciting uses for iPads and Skype: quick, direct distance consulting for parents of children who engage in challenging behavior.
Cheney expands historical debates over the Civil Rights movement
March 20

Cheney’s research expands Civil Rights debate

A review of Brown v. Board of Education reveals “a lack of consensus among blacks over the message and method of civil rights activism,” Charise Cheney found.
March 18

Oregon researchers synthesize negative-charge carrying molecular structures

University of Oregon chemists have synthesized organic molecular structures that move both positive and negative electrical charges.