College of Arts and Sciences

Jessica Green, of the UO's Biology of the Build Environment Center, which recently received a Sloan Foundation grant
October 15

UO center at intersection of biology, architecture receives new support

A grant from the Sloan Foundation will provide continued support for research conducted at the UO’s Biology and the Built Environment Center.
Ramesh Jasti and Evan Darzi
October 12

UO chemist Jasti aims to put his nanohoops into future devices

Application is down the road, but these tiny organic circular structures could land in solar cells, light-emitting diodes and medical diagnostics.
Illustration of a nanohoop
October 12

New Oregon approach for 'nanohoops' could energize future devices

While application is down the road, these tiny organic circular structures could be used in solar cells, light-emitting diodes and medical diagnostics.
UO psychology professor Ulrich Mayr was part of a panel discussion on brain games
October 8

UO's Ulrich Mayr talks brain games in online panel discussion

Mayr was one of more than 70 neuroscience researchers who signed a letter last year objecting to some of the claims by brain-game creators.
UO economics doctoral student John Voorheis
October 8

UO doctoral student draws media eyes for study on political polarization

Study led by UO economics student John Voorheis finds income inequality is likely changing the direction of state legislatures.
UO economist Tim Duy will host the Oregon Economic Forum in Portland
October 8

Oregon Economic Forum to examine the post-recovery economy

The UO's Tim Duy will host the event with Key Private Bank investment strategist Bruce McCain at the Portland Art Museum on Oct. 15.
Nelson Ting
October 5

UO researcher sees troubling pattern in genes of Tanzanian monkeys

University of Oregon-led research taps regional landscapes to see how human activities affect an already endangered species.
October 2

English department launches new postdoctoral fellowship pilot program

The new fellowship will connect literature and culture studies with race and ethnicity in ways that highlight the UO's research strengths.
Chris Doe
October 1

Using fruit fly larvae, UO researchers capture the symmetry of movement

Neurons in the nerve cord neurons, similar in most organisms may point the way to new applications in medicine and robotics.
Daniel Lowd, assistant professor of computer and information science
September 28

UO's Lowd aims to take on spammers with young investigator award

Game theory is among the techniques the UO computer scientist will use to sort honesty and dishonesty in online networks.

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