Academics and Research

A leafy tree showing fractal patterns in nature
March 9

The human brain would rather look at nature than city streets

New work by the UO's Richard Taylor points to the benefits of natural fractal patterns
Doctor talking with patient
March 7

Study finds bias in how doctors talk to Black, female patients

An SOJC professor analyzed 1.8 million medical records and found systemic differences
Dancer from 'Celebration of the Uncommon Woman'
March 4

Music and dance dean works to boost women in higher ed

Sabrina Madison-Cannon talks about her inspiration, her work and the work still to be done
Sequence showing larva grabbing plankton
March 4

Tiny marine larvae survive by turning carnivorous, study finds

The small and unassuming creatures can take down larger prey, OIMB researchers say
Gavel with housing icon
March 1

UO law school aids in the housing and eviction crisis

Oregon Law is one of 99 schools that answered the AG’s call for aid to communities
A map in the atlas
March 1

Atlas update arrives in time for Yellowstone’s 150th anniversary

Second edition of UO-led Atlas of Yellowstone explores the park’s influence over time
Bathroom scale in trash can
February 28

College of Education researcher: Rethink the focus on weight

Nichole Kelly says more attention should be paid to inactivity, loneliness and poor diets
Carl Brozek
February 24

Chemistry prof honored for research innovation, teaching

Carl Brozek received a Cottrell Scholar award for his work on water filtration
Screenshot of journal co-founders at launch celebration
February 23

New Journal is aimed at revitalizing Indigenous languages

Living Languages debuts at the start of the International Indigenous Languages Decade
U.S. Supreme Court Building
February 23

Why President Biden’s Supreme Court nomination matters

UO experts weigh in on the significance of the choice to replace Justice Stephen Breyer