Academics and Research

Leslie Leve
October 21

Multiyear research awards, grants rose 70 percent in 2018-19

Overall, the university brought in $3 milllion more than last year in grants and contracts
Transit station
October 18

PPPM launches new doctorate in planning and public affairs

The program will train students to conduct rigorous research to inform policy and practice
Doctoral students David Miller (left) and Andrew Blaikie
October 17

Discovery leads to ultrasensitive way to measure light

The work in Benjamín Alemán's lab could help advance astronomy and medical imaging
Deer crossing stream
October 16

One deer's journey: An epic migration is revealed in new maps

A doe mule deer travels 242 miles every spring, longer than any other known deer migration
October 15

UO prof heads project to help people adapt to wildfire risks

Landscape architect Bart Johnson is guiding an NSF-funded project in the Intermountain West
A small ion-trapping device designed by David Allcock at NIST
October 11

UO's new quantum scientist aims to get qubits talking

David Allcock is bringing research he started at a national institute to a new UO physics lab
Illustration of a tiny electrode tip
October 10

UO microscope points to more efficient solar fuels devices

Researchers in Shannon Boettcher’s lab show that catalyst particles work better as they get smaller
Slime mold fossil
October 9

Ancient fossils reveal fresh clues about early life on land

A study co-authored by Greg Retalack suggests ancient land-dwellers were a pretty slimy bunch
Research collage
October 7

Conover to deliver annual talk on UO research accomplishments

David Conover will discuss the growth and impact of the university’s research enterprise Oct. 14
Wildland firefigher
October 7

UO researcher offers roadmap for fixing wildfire management

Cassandra Moseley and a co-author recommend long-term strategies and collaborative efforts