Academics and Research

Image shows a single Inaccessible Island rail on a researcher's hand
November 16

UO postdoc solves mystery of isolated Atlantic island birds

His genetics research helped Martin Stervander land in the laboratory of UO biologist Bill Cresko
Aeromonas bacteria
November 13

UO scientists discover new anti-inflammatory bacterial protein

New study helps explain the human body’s moderated immune response to gut bacteria
Stacey Gose
November 12

Oregon offers tax credit on gifts to venture development fund

The fund helps turn UO research into products and businesses and supports entrepreneurs
Dwight Rhoden
November 12

UO dancers leap at chance to work with master choreographer

A visit by world-renowned dance master Dwight Rhoden gives students a chance to swing
Greenland coast
November 8

UO scientist gets the dirt on what could be the planet's oldest soil

Geologist Greg Retallack helped identify a sample of an early soil that could be 3.7 billion years old
Dinosaurs in forest
November 5

UO scientists uncover a rare Oregon dinosaur fossil

Dino bones are rarely found in Oregon, which was underwater for most of the dinosaur age
Professors in discussion
November 2

OHSU and UO joint research teams report progress, plans

Members of 10 teams working together met in Salem to discuss progress and next steps
Panel speakers
November 2

UO Startup Week highlights entrepreneurship across campus

Highlights include a Nov. 16 panel discussion on turning faculty research into new products
Imaginary forest world
November 2

UO study finds healthy creativity in kids’ imaginary worlds

Studies led by Marjorie Taylor find children who invent parallel worlds often are strong storytellers
High school student with UO mentor in lab
October 31

Collaboration gets $1.2 million NSF grant to boost STEM learning

The project melds work in the College of Education and School of Journalism and Communication