Research and Innovation

Schooling fish in the Atlantic Ocean
August 12

UO VP’s 2002 work aided discovery on fisheries-induced evolution

David Conover’s decision to freeze fish used in earlier work opened the way to get a fresh look with new DNA technology
OHSU’s Xialin Nan and the UO’s Ramesh Jasti
August 6

Second round of UO-OHSU seed funding announced

New projects to address teaching burnout, biological imaging, retinal disease and healthcare-associated patient infections
Illustration depicts a simulation of the Higgs boson
July 31

UO physicist receives a five-year DOE early career award

Laura Jeanty is a member of the UO’s high-energy physics group at CERN’s ATLAS detector
Researchers work on the MV Steller in front of Alaska’s LeConte Glacier
July 24

New data from UO-led study may change glacial melt predictions

Discovery at the LeConte Glacier in Alaska could apply worldwide and lead to better projections of climate-driven sea level rise
Undergraduate summer research fellows
July 15

Undergraduate students immersed in summer of research

Awards from three programs allow 22 UO students to dig into labs and libraries
Illustration portrays the microbial makeup of human beings
July 11

UO researchers urge changes in the language of the microbiome

Professors find a free flow of metaphors is causing confusion in the burgeoning field
Everyday interactions between a mother and her daughter are videotaped during a FIND session
July 2

Studies support new approach to reduce stress in parents and kids

Research identifies new stress indicators and finds brain activity that validates a video-coaching tool
South Slough
June 27

South Slough's oxygen-poor water may be due to climate change

UO researchers have seen evidence for increasing hypoxia in a mostly unmodified Oregon estuary
View looking over Sitka, Alaska, and Mt. Edgecumbe from the Mount Verstovia trail
June 20

UO team aims to understand an Alaskan town’s landslide risk

Josh Roering is part of an NSF-funded initiative to study terrain conditions that threaten Sitka
Student writing on whiteboard
June 18

Couple gives $10 million to support biomedical data science

The gift from Mary and Tim Boyle will launch a new UO-OHSU initiative aimed at fighting cancer

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