Academics and Research

Native American students playing shinney
July 5

Early societies used games to prepare them for war, study finds

UO anthropologists dig through descriptions on early team sports to learn why they were played
UO physics professor Mike Raymer
July 4

UO researcher influences federal quantum physics legislation

Physics professor Michael Raymer is part of the effort to create a National Quantum Initiative
Gold nanoparticle illustration
July 2

Researchers find, and possibly fix, toxicity in nanomaterials

A change in mixing methods creates unexpected result, but a testing technique offers a solution
Josh Gordon
June 28

New book looks at what it takes to build a sports dynasty

Sports business instructor Josh Gordon says winning consistently requires a team approach
Nico Larco
June 27

UO's Urbanism Next research is featured in Capitol Hill briefing

Architecture professor Nico Larco talked about the changes self-driving cars could bring
Sukari, an adolescent female bonobo, shares a frozen treat with infant Amelia at the Columbus zoo
June 18

Study of bonobos finds that day care pays off for the babysitters

A study by UO anthropologist Klaree Boose sheds light on how bonobos prepare for adulthood
UO research vessel at OIMB
June 15

New grant lets a high school teacher work with UO researchers

The award will pair a North Bend High instructor with a UO mentor to study Dungeness crab
Microscope eyepieces
June 15

First recipients of new UO-OHSU seed funding announced

The grants will help 10 collaborative research teams tackle challenges with big benefits
Astoria's Liberty Theater
June 12

Students explore Oregon's past through the lens of its theaters

A cinema studies class takes a historical look at the social role of small-town movie houses
Stone moai statues
June 7

New study may put a cap on the mystery of Easter Island's hats

Former honors college student and physics prof combine archaeology and physics to solve a mystery

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