Academics and Research

Damage to a church in Chile following an April 2016 earthquake
May 30

UO-led study finds early indicator of an earthquake’s magnitude

In a eureka moment, researchers find pattern emerging 10 seconds into GPS earthquake data
Symposium discussion session
May 30

Resilience seed funding will support research collaborations

A new interdisciplinary initiative is aimed at addressing major social-environmental problems
Emily Niebergall, Chase Craig and Madi Scott
May 28

Three UO undergraduates awarded Goldwater Scholarships

The prestigious national scholarships are awarded to science, math and engineering standouts
Alternative housing event opening
May 24

College of Design takes on Oregon's affordable housing crisis

The Better Housing Together initiative is bringing community groups together to spark change
Oregon Reality Lab at UO Portland
May 22

Immersive media is the focus of a summer workshop in Portland

Professionals will learn about virtual and augmented realities during the eight-week course
Possible layouts of fractal carpeting are being tested in Willamette Hall's Paul Olum Atrium
May 22

New carpeting will have people walking on fractals

New York’s Design Week previews ‘next generation’ flooring based on UO research
A photo from the cover of UO philosophy professor Colin Koopman’s book “How We Became Our Data: A Genealogy of the Informational Person,” which explores the history of data tracking technologies used over time, and the emergence of mass-scale data systems
May 21

New seed funding will support efforts in data science

It is part of an initiative to integrate, enhance and expand the program throughout the university
Nicki Swann talks with students in her human physiology lab
May 21

UO-led study finds angles in raw EEG data point to Parkinson’s

In Nicole Swann’s lab, a fresh analysis of unfiltered beta waves finds clues that may eventually help both diagnosis and treatment
Composite image of three undergraduate researchers
May 14

Symposium provides a stage for some extraordinary students

UO undergraduate researchers remain down-to-earth while conducting monumental research
Lane Transit District buses in the rain at Eugene Station
May 13

UO study finds income affects bus ridership in bad weather

College of Design’s Nicole Ngo studied how climate changes may affect public transportation