Academics and Research

March 11

Arsenic-cycling findings by UO’s Jin draw quick media coverage

The UO research done south of Eugene has worldwide implications for making water in affected areas safer to drink.
Qusheng Jin
March 9

UO geologists open window on arsenic cycling

Jin's fieldwork in the southern Willamette Valley leads to the suggestion that organic arsenic levels should be factored into groundwater monitoring.
March 6

'Retooling' prevailing theories about ancient Oregonians

Archaeologists unearth a small, stone tool near Riley, Oregon, that may be one of North America’s oldest known artifacts.
Judith Hibbard
March 2

UO tool shows patient interest improves health and cuts costs

Two-year study of 32,000 patients, using Judith Hibbard's Patient Activation Measure, finds better health outcomes in nine of 13 indicators.
Shannon Boettcher
February 20

Three UO chemists chosen as 2015 Sloan Foundation fellows

The fellowships are given to early-career researchers whose work show the potential to make lasting contributions to their field.
Doug Toomey
February 16

Toomey on the move as UO role grows in quake warning effort

Software prototype is to be displayed at Seattle workshop, then it's off to Washington, D.C., to say thanks and urge more support.
February 12

Grad Student Research Forum spotlights innovative discovery

Graduates students will present results and updates on a range of advanced research projects at the Feb. 20 event
January 8

Low-wage jobs growing in Oregon, straining safety net

A new report by the UO's Labor Education Research Center finds low-wage jobs are replacing higher-paying work.
Caitlin Plowman
December 19

Students probe the world's deepest oceans on research trip

On a research trip to the Mariana Trench, one student examined sea creatures plucked from the deepest depths ever recorded
December 16

AAA is charter member of new architecture consortium

UO will expand its focus on the built environment and human health as part of the AIA Design & Health Research Consortium.