Academics and Research

Esports player with Duck on headphones
January 22

SOJC researchers look at how the pandemic affects esports

Amanda Cote and Maxwell Foxman want to help strengthen virtual gaming programs
Illustration suggesting global commerce
January 21

Study: Treaties help developing economies spur investment

UO finance prof and colleagues say the pacts double chances of cross-border mergers
Jonathan Brundan and James Isenberg
January 20

Two UO profs named American Mathematical Society fellows

Jonathan Brundan, James Isenberg join 10 other UO faculty members with the honor
Brain illustration
January 19

Neuroscience team wins grant to explore cognitive flexibility

A $5 million grant will help explore the neural mechanisms behind shifts in attention
Glacier in Greenland
January 14

New grant will create an institute for racial and climate justice

The Mellon Foundation gives $4.5 million to create a transformative research platform
Collage of UO health care workers
January 12

UO nurses show their courage in battle against COVID-19

Helping when people are most vulnerable is what University Health Services does
Geri Richmond in lab with grad student
January 12

Study finds obstacles for women and minorities in chemistry

UO-led paper finds advising, other problems threaten graduate recruitment and retention
Student working on paper
January 11

UO and partners work to improve education for English learners

The goal is to change school policy to create more equitable learning environments
Wildfire at night
January 7

Economics student's curiosity helps answer a burning question

Do forest fires hurt public health? An economics student finds an answer, and a future
Vials of vaccine
January 6

Survey shows many Oregonians still reject COVID-19 rules

Numerous respondents indicate they won't get vaccinated for COVID-19 or are undecided