Academics and Research

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.
Jeffrey Measelle
March 12

UO researchers discover way to determine stress responses in children

UO researches have discovered a way to predict how a child will respond to stressful situations in the future by examining the child at five months of age.
February 27

Geology study helps explain valley width

Joshua Roering's study of the Umpqua River basin in the Oregon Coast Range helps explain natural processes behind the width of valleys.
Atika Khurana
February 26

Research links working memory, adolescent risk-taking

Poor impulse control, drug use and risky sexual behaviors in teenagers can be the result of weakness in working memory, according studies by Atika Khurana.
January 23

UO Research partners with Chamber for workshop on startups

SmartUps and Research, Innovation & Graduate Education partnered to offer a workshop tailored to faculty members and graduate students/post docs.
January 8

Research spending brings big returns

When it comes to "return on innovation," it looks like another banner year for the University of Oregon.