Academics and Research

Jessica Green, of the UO's Biology of the Build Environment Center, which recently received a Sloan Foundation grant
October 15

UO center at intersection of biology, architecture receives new support

A grant from the Sloan Foundation will provide continued support for research conducted at the UO’s Biology and the Built Environment Center.
Ramesh Jasti and Evan Darzi
October 12

UO chemist Jasti aims to put his nanohoops into future devices

Application is down the road, but these tiny organic circular structures could land in solar cells, light-emitting diodes and medical diagnostics.
Nelson Ting
October 5

UO researcher sees troubling pattern in genes of Tanzanian monkeys

University of Oregon-led research taps regional landscapes to see how human activities affect an already endangered species.
Patrick Kirch
October 2

Museum talks dive into island and coastal archaeology

French Polynesia, underwater archaeology and Easter Island's past are the topics for the annual Fall Archaeology Lecture Series.
Chris Doe
October 1

Using fruit fly larvae, UO researchers capture the symmetry of movement

Neurons in the nerve cord neurons, similar in most organisms may point the way to new applications in medicine and robotics.
Graham Kribs
September 28

New theory of 'stealth dark matter' may explain universe's missing mass

UO's Graham Kribs is part of a collaborative effort that has put forth a new theory with novel routes to scientific confirmation.
Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg
September 23

Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory welcomes new director

Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg leaves the University of Idaho to take over the UO research facility founded in 1977 by G.Z. Brown.
Jun Li
September 23

UO launches new center and gains federal cyber research recognition

Center for Cyber Security and Privacy to lead way as the UO becomes a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research.
UO finance professor Vineet Bhagwat awarded Ig Nobel Prize for research on risk
September 22

Professor's 'What Doesn't Kill You' research earns a nearly noble prize

Vineet Bhagwat nabs the prize for a study with two others on risk-taking by CEOs who lived through natural disasters as children.
September 17

Researcher awarded $3 million grant to help children learn math

Christian Doabler in the Center on Teaching and Learning will use the grant to develop Precision Mathematics for first- and second-graders.

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