Academics and Research

Satellite view of hurricane
April 19

Change Rangers enlist kids in the fight to address climate change

Two SOJC students win an international competition with their idea for a new kind of Scouting
An erupting geyser at Yellowstone National Park
April 17

Supercomputers yield sharper view of Yellowstone's magma

A thick transition zone divides shallow and deep chambers and may control how magma moves
Collage of research images
April 16

The 2018 Faculty Research Awards recognize 20 scholars

The awards help fund expenses for a range of promising research projects in many fields of study
Boy in Puerto Rico after hurricane
April 13

Eye of the storm: UO students reach out to hard-hit Puerto Rico

An ethnic studies class studied issues of race and justice through the lens of Hurricane Maria
Raghu Parthasarathy in his lab
April 11

Research uncovers new clues that could help fight cholera

Imaging and analysis by a UO physicist reveal one of the first effects of a dangerous infection
Installing an earthquake sensor
April 9

Federal funding increase moves ShakeAlert closer to reality

The earthquake early warning system, which the UO is helping develop, received more than $20M
April 9

New UO research center to focus on 'deep learning'

The Center for Big Learning is being launched with a $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation
Leveling anchor blocks and attachments for the McMurdo Oceanographic Observatory's camera
April 9

UO scientist unveils a live look under Antarctica's sea ice

With an NSF grant, biologist Paul Cziko installs a digital window 70 feet under the Antarctic sea ice
Seedling growing in an open book
April 4

New grant bolsters UO center for environmental humanities

The $600,000 award from the Mellon Foundation will expand the Center for Environmental Futures
Two dogs playing with a stick at a dog park
March 29

Dogged researchers find new clues to the human brain

Experiments with cartoon creatures and MRI show how the brain processes individual experience