Academics and Research

Japanese senjafuda drawing
February 21

Check out the UO's strange menagerie of Japanese senjafuda

These small, woodblock prints were made by pilgrims as a kind of devotional graffiti
Feet emerging from hot tub
February 20

Study will ask if hot tubbing can lower blood pressure

Researchers want to know if nice, hot soaks can work as well, or better, than exercise
Research team at site of initial discovery in Baja California
February 19

UO team helping to decipher a Baja California mystery

First outing led by Becky Dorsey explores clues to the peninsula’s genetic diversity
Todd Milbourn and Lisa Heyamoto
February 18

5 ways SOJC faculty research has changed journalism

The new approaches are helping to restore trust between reporters and the public
Three children working at desk
February 17

New guide helps children be emotionally prepared for school

College of Education team combines work in two fields to help parents coach children
Working at an electron microscope
February 13

State universities agree to more sharing of research facilities

New agreements will ease access to high-tech instruments and services on each campus
Lava pouring into ocean
February 12

New profs, expansion heat up the UO's volcanology research

The Center for Volcanology has helped make the UO a top-tier research destination
Ahu Nau Nau site at Anakena beach on Easter Island
February 11

Research upends the timing of Easter Island's societal collapse

A UO-led project helps refine radiocarbon dating from island’s historic sites
Three classroom photos of Sabrina Ionescu
February 10

Sabrina Ionescu builds her brand as an SOJC master's student

She's an international star on the court, and a dedicated student in the classroom
Dave Markowitz
February 7

Study: Just being around your cellphone affects your thinking

Research by Dave Markowitz shows people pay more attention when a phone is near