Academics and Research

Kevin Dicus at a dig in Rome
September 27

Prof cleans up old Rome's rep by digging in its garbage

Kevin Dicus says Romans used trash as a building material, which actually kept the city cleaner
Biologist Diana Libuda
September 16

Trainings offered for new research funding search tool Pivot

Three instructional sessions are scheduled in October in the Erb Memorial Union
Two new seed funding programs are designed to help build new research teams in data science and social-environmental research.
September 16

Applications due Oct. 15 for research seed funding

The programs are related to data science and social-environmental research
Solar panels
September 16

New minor looks at sustainability through a business lens

Students learn to apply business solutions to a variety of social and environmental challenges
Graduate students Anastasia Teterina and Zach Stevenson
September 10

UO provost awarded $1.8 million to study evolutionary genetics

The Outstanding Investigator Award provides long-term funding for a broad research framework
Hands on prison bars
September 9

Study finds parole ‘a roll of the dice’ for those convicted as teens

UO law professor Kristen Bell reviews a California measure meant to recognize rehabilitation efforts
Nick Allen
September 5

UO startup Ksana Health receives grant to accelerate launch

The firm grew from work by psychology professor Nick Allen in the Center for Digital Mental Health
H. pylori bacterium
September 4

New study may help the battle against a pathogenic bacterium

Researchers believe the findings may help block a microbe linked to stomach cancer
NSF Career Award recipients
September 3

Five UO researchers recognized with prestigious NSF awards

Career Awards run five years and recognize early career scholars who are potential leaders
UO archaeologist Jon Erlandson on the Channel Islands
September 2

Archaeologists develop a new picture of the human footprint

Three UO researchers contributed to a finding that humans began altering the planet 3,000 years ago

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