Academics and Research

David Sokoloff with secondary teachers in Indonesia
November 4

UO prof recognized for his physics education research

American Association of Physics Teachers honors David Sokoloff with the 2020 Oersted Medal
Soccer players at the net
October 31

New study looks at how athletes 'psych out' opponents

Psychology researchers find players use unpredictability to outfox other players
Professor and student in lab
October 30

Undergrads experience life in the lab in Knight Campus program

The Undergraduate Scholars Program pairs promising young scientists with mentors in UO labs
Anthropology student Violet Fox
October 29

A UO student helps the homeless using anthropology

A UO student volunteered at the Eugene Mission for eight months to learn about homeless women
Man sick in bed
October 28

Researchers suggest that the feeling of being ill is an emotion

Visible and internal signs of being sick may serve a purpose, say UO anthropologists
Hawai’i’s Kiīlauea volcano
October 25

Volcanologist jams to the beat of the Earth's drummer

Leif Karlstrom's Volcano Listening Project creates music taken from eruption data
Katie LaChasse
October 24

Knight Campus program helps students land internships

Master's students get help with interview skills to help them land high-tech positions
Colonies of bacteria in a zebrafish gut
October 24

Low-dose antibiotic alters bacteria behavior in zebrafish gut

UO team finds why common antibiotics cause drops in gut bacterial populations
Detail of sculpture
October 23

Art and science collide with new installation at CERN lab

UO scientist and colleague create a new high-tech sculpture at the Large Hadron Collider
Lori Shontz and SOJC students
October 22

SOJC students take the gold with coverage of Doha meet

Students covered the IAAF Track and Field World Championships as part of an innovative class