Academics and Research

Students planting native flowers
April 20

UO's Environment Initiative puts the Earth first every day

Earth Day highlights the many environmental fields, research and activities on campus
Bryna Goodman, Kenneth Helphand, Annelise Heinz
April 18

Three from UO named Oregon Book Award finalists

Books from historians Bryna Goodman, Annelise Heinz and architecture prof Kenneth Helphand are in the running
Neurons stained magenta and green
April 13

A 'social' gene in fish could contain new clues to autism

Fish with a mutation in the gene aren’t as interested in other fish, new research shows
Circuit board with padlock image
April 11

UO cybersecurity researchers help protect the internet

Guarding the online world is a growing emphasis in the computer science department
Human eye with circuits in iris
April 8

Bio-inspired technology could one day lead to a bionic eye

Electrodes shaped like fractals connect better to neurons, UO research shows
NatureDose app on smartphone
April 6

New app can help make sure you get a healthy dose of nature

Developed at the UO, it uses technology to help users measure their time spent in nature
Illustration of clock hands being moved
April 1

Revisiting sleep, health and the changing of the clock

There are pros and cons to both standard and daylight saving times, a UO prof says
Ukraine flag with silhouettes of refugees
March 28

UO political experts view Russian invasion through different lenses

Faculty members weigh the effects of Putin’s ambition, sanctions and miscalculations
Doctor with older patient
March 25

UO linguist to study health care communication for older adults

Melissa Baese-Berk will look at ways to make talking with older patients more effective
Spring on campus
March 24

Students use UO sustainability data to seek climate solutions

Professor Lucas Silva makes the campus' sustainability dashboard part of his class