Academics and Research

September 17

Researcher awarded $3 million grant to help children learn math

Christian Doabler in the Center on Teaching and Learning will use the grant to develop Precision Mathematics for first- and second-graders.
T. Bettina Cornwell
September 16

Charity’s logo may influence perception of food in package

UO study suggests that both consumers and marketers need to be thoughtful about combinations and messaging.
UO researchers have pushed research funding up 4 pecent in the last year
September 15

UO scholars buck national trend to continue expanding research funding

Overall funding for research rose almost 4 percent last year, while federal funding alone - the largest category - rose 6.3 percent.
Richard Geiger (center) and the Dune Sciences team
September 9

Dune Sciences beats the stink with new treatment for athletic wear

DeFUNKit, which is close to commerical release, uses a coating of silver nanoparticles that keep sweaty clothes from getting smelly.
Kelly Sutherland of the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
September 1

UO-led research suggests underwater vehicles with jellyfish propulsion

OIMB's Kelly Sutherland and colleagues detail how a colonial jelly uses multiple jets to move and turn rapidly, especially when seeking food.
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."

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