Academics and Research

June 18

UO programs fit the bill for the nation's 'Day of Making'

The UO is noting its "unique combination of culture, infrastructure and tools that enable making across the state of Oregon"
Doug Toomey
June 10

UO earthquake expert testifies on need to enhance early warning capability

Douglas Toomey told a House oversight panel today that the Pacific Northwest is "in the window" of geologic time for a catastrophic Cascadia-fault earthquake
Edward Vogel
May 8

UO researchers detail fundamentals of visual tracking in the brain

Edward Vogel's research team details how your attention to detail helps you track objects across the midline of your brain
May 7

Wyoming video, with UO help, tracks migration of mule deer

A video of migrating mule deer in Wyoming is breathtaking, as well as groundbreaking for scientists from the InfoGraphics Lab
Stephanie Majewski at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva
May 7

Stephanie Majewski selected for national Early Career Award

Stephanie Majewski is among 35 scientists chosen to receive funding under the Department of Energy's Early Career Research Program
Three Minute Thesis was founded by the University of Queensland
May 5

UO Graduate School to hold Three Minute Thesis competition

Grad students will pack all of their research into a quick chat and one PowerPoint slide when they compete in Three Minute Thesis
Michael Gottfredson, UO president
April 29

UO president says innovation deficit threatens economic security

President Gottfredson provides written remarks to the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee about contributions of research universities
April 23

When the big one hits, every minute counts

Geology faculty shared information with elected officials about benefits of a possible earthquake early warning system
Bowerman Sports Science Clinic team
April 22

Sports science symposium to focus on performance and technology

The symposium is expected to draw 250 attendees from around the world ahead of the World Junior Track and Field Championships
James Hutchison (Photo by John Bauguess)
April 21

Hutchison has leadership role in new nanomaterials initiative

James Hutchison is part of a federal research project that will seek to better understand the impacts of nanomaterials throughout their life cycle