Academics and Research

Gooseneck barnacles
October 26

UO study makes inroads toward farming gooseneck barnacles

Research by OIMB professor Alan Shanks could pave the way for commercial farms
David Conover
October 23

Postponed: Conover’s talk on UO research will be rescheduled

The presentation on Oct. 31 will include a look at the future of research and innovation
Image of melting globe
October 20

UO Law hosts West Coast symposium on climate change

The Oct. 26 event takes place at UO Portland's White Stag Block
Islamic feminism symbol
October 20

Symposium will investigate themes of Islamic feminism

he multidisciplinary event on Oct. 27 explores the women’s mosque movement
Zebrafish swim in tank in a UO facility
October 20

UO zebrafish study sheds light on how microbes are shared

Study provides fundamental new information on how microbial dispersal influences the guts of animals
Waterfall in the forest of Tanzania's Udzungwa Mountains National Park
October 19

Study says forest biodiversity is now in critical condition

UO Provost Jayanth Banavar helps an international team develop a new way to project forest diversity
Leslie Opp-Beckman
October 17

UO, Voice of America develop new English teaching program

A UO program used in Lebanon is now being adapted for use worldwide
Image illustrates a ligand binding with a protein (Creative Commons)
October 17

Illness slows but can’t stop a UO discovery on protein motion

When a UO doctoral student sought treatment for cancer, he kept working on his research, landing a paper in a top physics journal
Collage of research photos
October 16

UO recorded nearly $115 million in research funding in 2016-17

Research and innovation at the University of Oregon continued to fuel the state’s economy in 2016-17, when the UO landed nearly $124 million in competitive g
Artist conception of neutron star collision
October 16

Stars collide, and UO scientists help track another cosmic first

A new ripple in spacetime offers tantalizing clues about the nature of the universe

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