Academics and Research

NSF Career Award recipients
September 3

Five UO researchers recognized with prestigious NSF awards

Career Awards run five years and recognize early career scholars who are potential leaders
UO archaeologist Jon Erlandson on the Channel Islands
September 2

Archaeologists develop a new picture of the human footprint

Three UO researchers contributed to a finding that humans began altering the planet 3,000 years ago
Prescription pills
August 26

UO, OHSU will partner on opioid research with $10M grant

They will establish a new national center of excellence to help mothers with a history of addiction
Woman wearing virtual reality headset
August 23

Portland lab immerses students in the media of the future

The SOJC facility uses virtual-, augmented- and mixed-reality media to create social innovation
Group photo from celebration
August 21

RARE program marks 25 years of helping rural Oregonians

The program has written more than 700 grants and raised more than $6 million for communities
A SPUR poster session
August 20

Student researchers to present findings at summer symposium

The young scientists are in the Summer Program for Undergraduate Research in Life Sciences
ShakeAlert monitoring station near Winston, Oregon
August 19

New funding will help advance Oregon’s part in ShakeAlert

The UO’s share of two-year funding package will help complete seismic monitoring stations
Screen shot from the film 'La Serenata'
August 19

UO professor wins Imagen Award for short film ‘La Serenata’

The film is based on a bilingual children’s book by ethnic studies professor Ernesto Javier Martínez
Destruction in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
August 19

Hurricane Maria's havoc was a real-world lesson for UO students

Ethnic studies professor Alaí Reyes-Santos finds a teachable moment in wake of a disaster
Schooling fish in the Atlantic Ocean
August 12

UO VP’s 2002 work aided discovery on fisheries-induced evolution

David Conover’s decision to freeze fish used in earlier work opened the way to get a fresh look with new DNA technology