Research and Innovation

Christopher Hendon prepares espresso shot
January 22

UO chemist helps find path to consistently good espresso

A different brewing technique could cut costs and make the industry more sustainable
UO entrance sign
January 14

National search to launch for research and innovation leader

Provost Patrick Phillips has selected a UO search committee, chaired by Darren Johnson
A salp colony
January 10

Grant lets marine biologist pursue bioinspired study of jellyfish

The $1.1M award comes from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s Science Program
Human eye
January 9

UO scientists show that the eyes can measure hearing

An unexpected observation in barn owls leads to a new diagnostic approach for hearing
Mountain beaver
January 8

Researcher helps fill in the family tree of the shy mountain beaver

Samantha Hopkins says the PNW species survived via rapid evolutionary adaptation
Marian Hettiaratchi in the lab
January 7

New Knight Campus bioengineer advances bone repair research

Marian Hettiaratchi aims to create a synthetic material that will enhance bone repair
Illustration of porphyrin molecule
January 6

Visiting chemist to discuss cancer-fighting drugs Jan. 9

The lecture with Jonathan Sessler will start at 4 p.m. in Gerlinger Lounge
A dig site at Grand Bay
January 6

Tracing the journeys of the Caribbean’s first people

Study confirms a north-to-south settlement pattern beginning in the Greater Antilles  
UO science lab
December 16

Department of Defense director for basic research to visit UO

Bindu Nair will give a talk about research priorities and funding on Jan. 7
Resilience Initiative symposium
December 16

Seven research teams get Resilience Initiative seed funding

The grants encourage interdisciplinary efforts around sustainabilty and climate change

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