Academics and Research

George von Dassow
October 23

In starfish, UO biologist finds waves that drive cell division

Similar discovery in frogs at the University of Wisconsin are tied together in a new paper that points to a window of excitability as daughter cells are...
Ilana M. Umansky, UO College of Education
October 22

Bilingual ed restrictions hurt California, says UO's Umansky

In a new report she and her co-authors identify barriers that limit opportunities and outcomes of students who are learning English.
Elliot Berkman, left, and Phil Fisher
October 20

Researchers will meld sciences to uncover new health treatments

The Center for Translational Neuroscience, led by Phil Fisher and Elliot Berkman, aims to deliver what is found in research to practical application.
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.

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