Academics and Research

Robot submarine Sentry fitted with SyPRID samplers
July 16

Vehicle's first ocean dive delivers a win for UO marine science team

'PlankZooka' may revolutionize deep-sea collection of plankton, say scientists from the UO, Duke University and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
UO doctoral student Julius McGee
July 12

Study suggests organic farming needs direction to be sustainable

Weak adherence to recommended practices may be behind the levels of greenhouse gases coming from large-scale organic farming operations.
Joshua Roering
July 2

UO team opens window on landscape formation

Doctoral student finds way to fast-forward geological time to see how places like Oregon's Painted Hills and the Colorado Plateau evolved.
Andrew Lovering
June 30

Minor heart condition may come into play at high altitude, says UO team

A small opening in the heart that doesn't close in infancy is linked by a study in Bolivia to potentially serious health complications.
Pranjal Mehta
June 29

UO-led study finds that two hormones influence a negotiator's success

Rise or fall of the stress hormone cortisol may be an important factor in coming out ahead financially, finds a team led by psychology's Pranjal Mehta.
June 29

New program brings faculty expertise to broader audiences

The Media Ambassadors Program helps connect journalists with UO faculty with expertise on issues of the day.
Raghu Parthasarathy
June 25

UO physicist Parthasarathy part of potentially high-impact project

Zebrafish will be used in an effort combining physics and biology that initially seeks to neutralize a cholera-causing bacterium.
UO student installs a sensor for Advanced LIGO
June 22

UO to be 'eyes and ears' as hunt resumes for gravitational waves

Team of UO physicists helped install advanced sensors for the Advanced LIGO Project that was formally dedicated in Washington.
First Peoples on PBS (Image courtesy of Joe Alblas/Wall to Wall Media)
June 19

UO archaeologist Jon Erlandson featured in new PBS series

'First Peoples' traces the history of modern humans after they expanded out of Africa into Europe, Asia and the Americas
UO sociology professor Ryan Light
June 17

UO study finds no disadvantages for kids raised by same-sex parents

Sociology professor Ryan Light and a colleague in Denver reviewed 19,000 previous studies as part of their research.

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