Academics and Research

Proposals for “Innovations in Graduate Education” seed funding are due Feb. 21
February 13

UO Graduate School to fund professional development initiatives

Innovations in Graduate Education Program will offer as many as five awards of up to $4,000 each for graduate students' professional development
Ashley Streig shows wood chips found in sediment of a pre-1906 earthquake
February 13

Oregon-led team confirms 1838 and 1890 earthquakes occurred on San Andreas Fault

Ashley Streig's research resulted in a study that shows that San Francisco's 1906 quake was the third of a series on San Andreas Fault
Lillis Business Complex
February 10

UO researchers study microbes in dust for building design clues

Researchers create a microbial snapshot of the Lillis Business Complex, based on dust collected in various areas
Bone regeneration in zebra fish could advance therapies for bone fractures and disease
February 4

Zebra fish fins help Oregon researchers gain insight

Insights gained by UO researchers on the natural process of bone regeneration in zebra fish could be used to advance therapies for bone fractures and disease
January 13

Memo describes position changes in UO's RIGE

The following memo from Kimberly Andrews Espy, the UO's vice president for research and innovation and dean of the UO Graduate S
Three-dimensional print of a portion of the saber-toothed salmon fossil
January 7

UO paleontologist, librarian creating 3-D printout of rare fossil

Paleontologist Edward Davis and librarian Dean Walton are creating a 3-D printout of a saber-toothed salmon fossil using a printer at the Science Library.
Kimberly Andrews-Espy
January 1

Oregon Research report released by UO's RIGE

The 2013 Oregon Research report focuses on how best to establish and guide the next generation of scientists.
December 22

OIMB receives funding for wind turbine

The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology has received a grant to fund a 10 kW wind turbine at the Charleston Marine Life Center in Coos Bay.
December 18

UO professor teams up with University of Texas colleague to study effects of climate change in Peru

As Oregon football prepares to face Texas in the Alamo Bowl, collaboration between researchers is helping explain the effects of climate change in Peru.
Siemens Magnetom Skyra 3T MRI scanner
December 12

Upgraded LCNI magnet is among the most powerful in the region

The powerful MRI scanner at the Lewis Center for Neuroimaging is being upgraded to expand the range of imaging options available to researchers.