Academics and Research

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
Theresa May and actor on stage
March 28

Environmental activism takes the stage in professor's new work

Theresa May explores the role of theater in raising awareness about the earth in a new book
Krista Martenson
March 26

Manufacturing day sews a feather in the cap of Portland students

Sports product management students focused on cost and quality using their own production line
Image shows the view looking seaward from the island of Yap
March 22

UO team to set sail on a quest to trace ancient Pacific voyages

Scott Fitzpatrick and grad student Matthew Napolitano hope to find the earliest settlement of Yap
UO anthropology professor Lynn Stephen
March 22

Provost awards new Knight Chair to professor of anthropology

Lynn Stephen is an acknowledged researcher, teacher and leader in Latin American studies