Academics and Research

Syrian refugees at railway station in Hungary
April 21

UO psychologist to explore the numbing of compassion

Paul Slovic's Quack Chats talk will address valuing human life amid rising death counts in the world's hot spots
Diana Libuda
April 20

UO biology professor Diana Libuda named 2017 Searle Scholar

The award will help fund a research project aimed at understanding male infertility
Leaf with sustainability icons
April 18

UO named sustainability hub for Pacific Rim university network

The group will hold its first international conference in Portland this September
Grocery story signs
April 18

As an 'emerging fellow' UO researcher to follow the signs

Aparna Sundar is named to the first class of a fellowship program dedicated to the study of business signage
Image from a liquor store with an inset of Oregon's required signage that warns women to avoid alcohol while pregnant
April 18

Warning labels about drinking while pregnant are working

Signs in a Eugene grocery store prompted a budding UO health economist to ask if such warnings were a policy that is working
Charles Martinez (left) with colleague and student
April 17

UO’s Charles Martinez named to Knight Professorship

Martinez is a leading researcher in prevention science and helping disadvantaged groups
Woman studying on exercise machine
April 14

Class helps undergraduates master the art of 'adulting'

The College of Education class smooths the path to young adulthood, emphasizing health and responsibility
Installing an earthquake sensor
April 11

Oregon and Washington are now in real time with ShakeAlert

EWEB begins installing seismic sensors as the UO works to fine-tune detection of earthquake activity
Collage of research photos
April 10

20 university researchers receive Faculty Research Awards

Work by faculty from across campus was recognized in the annual honors
Ice in a fjord near a Greenland town
April 7

UO takes ice research to Eugene middle school students

Full day of activity at the Arts & Technology Academy featured two UO scientists and students involved in the UO's STEM CORE program

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