Academics and Research

Geri Richmond
December 20

UO professor to lead the world’s largest science honor society

Presidential Chair Geri Richmond says ‘it’s time to give back’ to Sigma Xi for an award that boosted her career path
MRI imaging lab
December 15

UO researchers prepare for revised rules for human research

Starting in January, researchers will need to comply with a revised ‘Common Rule’
Eric Selker and Cris Niell
December 15

Two university professors awarded for biomedical research

Eric Selker and Cristopher Niell were honored by OHSU’s Medical Research Foundation
Kodi Whitfield
December 14

Leaving the turf behind, former football player tackles design

Kodi Whitfield once competed for Stanford and had a shot at the NFL; now he hopes to design the gear he wore
Image depicts the uncertainty of infertility statistics
December 13

Study says infertility statistics fail to capture ‘invisible’ groups

A quest for data by a UO postdoctoral researcher leads to a collaboration that finds that many people affected by infertility have been left out
Science library big data screen
December 11

New initiative aims to make the UO a powerhouse in data science

The goal of the interdisciplinary effort is to position the university at the cutting edge of a rapidly growing field
December 7

UO professor brews up science buzz with a side of coffee

Computational chemist and coffee expert Chris Hendon studies energy and sustainable materials
Large iceberg in Sermilik Fjord makes a research vessel appear to be tiny
December 6

UO-led study opens window on meltwater from icebergs

Researchers use water data and computer modeling to understand freshwater flow in Greenland’s fjords
Nick Maggio and Michael Coleman
December 5

New core facility boosts the UO's research computing power

The system, know as Talapas, can perform 250 trillion calculations per second
Sandra Dorning
December 4

UO grad wins prestigious Marshall Scholarship to study abroad

Sandra Dorning, a marine biology major, will go on to graduate studies in the U.K.

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