Academics and Research

ESPRIT signing ceremony
December 13

Education initiative at UO advances STEM learning statewide

The STEM CORE places UO education and science students in schools around Oregon
Tired woman watching Zoom meeting
December 10

Professor to probe the toll of virtual interaction at workplaces

The SOJC's Maxwell Foxman received a $1.15 million NSF grant to study 'Zoom fatigue'
Biology student doing experiments in lab
December 9

Biologists to study prions, embryos thanks to NIH grants

David Garcia and Daniel Grimes will be able to continue their work with the 5-year awards
Cortical neuron micrograph
December 8

Study shows certain brain waves aren’t just background noise

Background patterns of neural firing can reflect changes in the brain’s state of attention
Group working in the DREAM Lab collaboration room.
December 6

New grant will help teach students the foundations of coding

The program, funded by the NEH, also will include instruction on website developement
Stock market monitor
December 6

Study: Supporting both parties can help companies reduce risk

UO-led project explored public sector contributions to see the effects of political hedging
Three Knight Campus researchers
December 3

Knight Campus trio uses science and engineering to aid health

Three researchers have landed almost $5 million in NIH grants to find new tools for healing
Illustration of gravity wave ripples
December 1

New research effort shines more light on black hole collisions

UO scientists are on a team using gravitational waves to better understand the universe
Saber-tooth bones
November 30

Grad student finds a new saber-toothed species, in a museum

The finding prompts a re-thinking of how such animals evolved over millions of years
Marta Clifford and actors on stage
November 29

A theater collaboration brings Native voices to the UO stage

The UO's Theresa May and tribal elder Marta Clifford bring tribal perspectives to the stage