Academics and Research

Image shows a micrograph of a kidney affected by focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
September 28

Drug entering clinical trials has fingerprint of UO chemist

Bruce Branchaud helped to identify compounds work that might treat kidney and lung diseases
Test tubes
September 27

Research looks at the tensions that drove green chemistry

Differing ideas about the benefits helped the field grow rapidly, a new paper finds
Ted Fremd
September 26

UO researcher honored with international paleontology award

Ted Fremd of the Museum of Natural and Cultural History received the Skinner Award
Ducks women cross-country runners during a meet
September 26

UO leads study seeking new ways to avoid stress fractures

Human physiology’s Mike Hahn is leading a team on a three-year Pac-12 project to curtail future injuries
UO neuroimaging lab
September 11

UO joins forces with OHSU for three-day neuroscience event

The Flux Congress symposium will draw neuroscience researchers to Portland Sept. 16-18
Image shows two students in the internship program at work in a UO optics lab
September 10

Interviews await UO students seeking industrial internships

Master's Industrial Internship Program enters its 20th year and is now a graduate training program under the Knight Campus
Science library big data screen
September 8

Schill announces interdisciplinary data science initiative

Eight new faculty members in multiple disciplines will be hired as part of the effort
Researcher in lab
September 6

Workshop aims to boost NSF graduate research fellowships

The UO wants to help more graduate students secure the prized research grants
Image shows activity at an Oregon retail marijuana business (Anna Reed, Statesman Journal, via AP)
September 5

Oregon's legalization quickly cut Washington border pot sales

UO study also provides perspective on the movement of legally purchased marijuana across state lines into neighboring states
Students next to green neon lights
September 1

Workshop will help students design green products — in color

Sustainable Invention Immersion Week is a chance to invent a new eco-friendly product

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