Academics and Research

Bathroom scale in trash can
February 28

College of Education researcher: Rethink the focus on weight

Nichole Kelly says more attention should be paid to inactivity, loneliness and poor diets
Carl Brozek
February 24

Chemistry prof honored for research innovation, teaching

Carl Brozek received a Cottrell Scholar award for his work on water filtration
Screenshot of journal co-founders at launch celebration
February 23

New Journal is aimed at revitalizing Indigenous languages

Living Languages debuts at the start of the International Indigenous Languages Decade
U.S. Supreme Court Building
February 23

Why President Biden’s Supreme Court nomination matters

UO experts weigh in on the significance of the choice to replace Justice Stephen Breyer
Bryce Newell holding a body camera
February 21

Media studies professor probes use of police body cameras

The SOJC's Bryce Newell has put his research on the issue into a new book
Caitlin Kowalski in lab
February 18

Biology postdoc is the first UO researcher to get Whitney award

The Helen Hay Whitney Foundation named Caitlin Kowalski among its biomedical fellows
Gallery of faces used in study
February 17

Study: Grouping things into categories can bias perceptions

Research finds the brain focuses in on similarities between members of the same group
Researcher collecting a sample from a laptop
February 16

Ventilation, humidity are key to limiting virus spread, study says

Researchers used a controlled environment to see what strategies worked best
Woman playing soduku on phone
February 15

Brain games are fun, but don't expect any cures, prof says

Ulrich Mayr was on a science panel that found little cognitive benefit from the games
Sunset with tree in foreground
February 14

UO professor develops tool to identify Indigenous values

Michelle Jacob hopes it will move toward equity and justice for Indigenous communities

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