Academics and Research

Cinder cone near Mount Lassen
May 6

UO study finds water helps ignite Cascades volcanoes

Surface evidence from Northern California's Mount Lassen leads UO team to understand more about what is happening deep underground.
Dyana Mason
May 4

Culturally targeted pitch for support scores for nonprofit

UO study finds that a targeted Los Angeles audience responded well to a culturally considered letter seeking charitable support. 
Andrew Lovering
April 29

Study finds young adults born preterm live with elderly lungs

Unexpected findings suggest more research is needed to assess needs of these patients as they seek medical care as adults.
Paul Dassonville
April 27

UO team finds brain can guide correct action amid distraction

Findings in UO study suggest that separate processing pathways in the brain must interact to allow for correct movements.
Michael Wehr
April 23

UO neuroscientist glimpses how the brain transforms sound

Study captures how two brain systems in mammals cooperate to capture sounds and process information.
April 23

UO spinoff companies receive state innovation grants

The grants, more than $110,000 combined, will help the companies compete for larger investments by federal agencies.
Elliot Berkman
April 20

Study finds social interaction before economic transactions raises fairness

UO professors blended social and economic models to study how people cooperate better when negotiations begin.
April 15

2015 UO Research Excellence Award recipients announced

The awards highlight UO faculty members whose reseach stands out as examples of the university's exploration and innovation.
Illustration of April 5 Splash Event (ATLAS Experiment © 2015 CERN)
April 14

UO physicists to seek dark matter particles when collider resumes

With a doubling of energy for particle collisions, a window may open to reach into 'hypothetical new physics,' says David Strom. 
Charlotte Rheingold
April 14

UO undergraduate to present her research at national conference

Charlotte Rheingold will speak about the ways climate change research is translated into indigenous languages.

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