Academics and Research

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.
Reza Rejaie
November 26

UO professor of computer science awarded $500K NSF grant to study internet connectivity

Reza Rejaie has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the NSF’s Computer and Network Systems: Core Programs.
Richard Chartoff
November 20

UO professor receives Grand Challenges Explorations grant for global health and development research

Richard Chartoff will pursue an innovative global health and development research project to develop of the next generation of condoms.
Ilya Bindeman and Dana Drew in the stable isotope laboratory
November 14

UO research points to 'recycled' super-volcanic magma chambers

An examination of zircon from the Snake River Plain has solidified evidence for a new way of looking at super-volcanic eruptions in Yellowstone.
November 11

UO researcher: abusive parenting may have biological basis

Elizabeth Skowron's research shows that abusive parents appear to have a physiological response that triggers more harsh parenting.
Shannon Boettcher
November 5

UO-OSU collaboration leads to breakthrough in understanding aluminum

Researchers in the Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry have developed the first platform to fully study and understand the aqueous chemistry of aluminum.
Edward Kame'enui's lecture (photo by Lewis Taylor)
October 31

Kame’enui delivers Presidential Research Lecture

Kame’enui argued creating a blueprint for instruction based on solid scientific evidence should be a central focus of our public schools.
October 30

UO McNair Scholar confirms ancient harpoon technology and receives award

Gabriel Sanchez attended Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science national conference and received an undergraduate research award.
Ione student Lauren Garrett, Graham Davis (Ed Davis's son) and Ed Davis watch from the shade as Nick Famoso and Amy Nelson work on the tusk, which is covered in plaster
October 27

Thanks to a Ducks-Beavers baseball game, a mammoth tusk comes to UO

A mammoth tusk has landed on the UO campus, months after a hired hand on a northeast Oregon ranch thought he saw a petrified log sticking out of a hillside.
The META Center uses zebra fish to study host-microbe interaction.
October 21

UO's META Center combines research, training, outreach

Four Alaska Native students got the chance over the summer to conduct research on the cutting edge of innovation at the University of Oregon.