Academics and Research

Pranjal Mehta
August 27

UO trio among 270 scientists who tried to replicate psychology studies

Massive collaboration reveals that fewer than half of findings from 100 studies in psychological science could be reproduced.
New discoveries could change our ideas about the ancient saber-toothed salmon
August 26

Edward Davis to give talk on new ideas about the saber-tooth salmon

Evidence from two almost-intact skulls may revolutionize our understanding of the saber-toothed salmon, an ancient Pacific Northwest species. 
Jennifer Freyd
August 21

New survey on sexual climate suggests more awareness of services is needed

Preliminary findings of 2015 survey of UO students are delivered to international summit as the UO continues steps to address the issues.
The view looking out from Fort Rock Cave
August 21

Archaeologists to return to Oregon's Fort Rock Cave

Using advancements in technology, researchers hope to learn more about the cave's history and solidify early conclusions of Luther Cressman.
Crowd at Straub Hall
August 7

'Focus on what we can do' is message of earthquake forum

Audience at Straub Hall and online gets history lesson on the Cascadia quake zone and practical advise on how to prepare for 'The Really Big One."
Map shows locations of seismic sensors in Oregon
July 29

UO's role in boosting earthquake monitoring gets help from USGS funds

Newly announced funding will bring the UO a project manager/field engineer to help establish and monitor sensors around Oregon.
Graphic shows types of earthquakes that occur in the Pacific Northwest
July 29

UO to host public earthquake forum to discuss 'The Really Big One'

Panel of experts will detail Pacific Northwest earthquakes, potential risks and readiness — and answer questions — on Aug. 6.
Richard Taylor
July 28

Patent granted for UO-led effort on fractal-based nerve connections

Award-winning concept by UO physicist Richard Taylor envisions electronic implants that match up with specific neurons.
UO English professor Paul Peppis, director of the Oregon Humanities Center
July 28

Undergraduate research program engages humanities students

The Humanities Undergraduate Research Fellowship will give students a new avenue to pursue research as part of a bachelor's program.
Image shows drawing of zebrafish and a view of its gut
July 25

Three-day META symposium, workshop will blend biology and philosophy

The event will focus on microbe and host interaction, but it will also delve into the philosophy of microbiology.

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