Academics and Research

Prescribed burn in progress
April 2

Research initiative to address climate change, natural hazards

The Interdisciplinary Social-Environmental Research Symposium will be held May 20
Artistic rendering of cortical neurons
March 28

UO study offers a peek inside the brain during hallucinations

The results may aid future research by offering an early view of how perception goes off track
Beatrice Cannady with schoolchildren
March 27

New collection helps preserve the legacy of a civil rights trailblazer

The work of Beatrice Morrow Cannady is part of the digitized archives of The Advocate newspaper
Researcher at microscope
March 26

New quarterly feature highlights what's new in UO innovation

Innovation Beat will keep readers up to date on the UO's newest lab-to-market research
Ben Saunders and Spider-Man
March 20

UO prof helps put the marvel in a Marvel Comics exhibit

Ben Saunders, an English professor, started the first-ever comic studies program at the UO
Journal club meeting
March 18

Journal club offers opportunity to improve teaching practices

Faculty and students come together to discuss the 'how' of teaching, not just the 'what'
Chemistry professor Amanda Cook
March 18

New sustainable materials prof tackles a chemical building block

Professor Amanda Cook is working to make chemical production processes more sustainable
Colon and related stem cells, colored in green, help Zemper track the cells in mice
March 15

Cell biologist to examine gut-brain connection in pub talk

UO biologist Annie Zemper will dive into gut science and seek to make the topic less squeamish for everyday conversations
Jon Runyeon, Angie Towle and Mike Stacey look down on the new cadaver table
March 14

Digital table gives UO students 3D views inside human bodies

Table donated to human physiology is in high demand by anatomy students supplementing their studies 
10 Women changing the world image
March 13

Meet 10 women at the UO who are helping change the world

To mark Women's History Month, see how these women faculty members are making a difference