Research and Innovation

Illustration of gravitational waves
December 5

Detecting black hole collisions is now routine, UO physicists say

UO researchers had key roles in reading the data on the latest news about gravitational waves
Michael Pluth
December 3

Pluth receives Oregon Medical Research Foundation award

The award honors junior Oregon researchers who show exceptional promise in biomedical research
Image shows the hands of a piano player while playing music
December 3

UO team decodes the mental key that opens a world of creativity

Discovery using EEG suggests strong working memory is vital to working with complex sequential information
Plastics on beach
November 22

Making plastic that fully degrades is focus of coming pub talk

David Tyler will tell how chemists are looking to make plastic packaging from renewable sources
Nicole Giuliani
November 21

Now accepting proposals for 2019 Faculty Research Awards

A variety of work is eligible for the grants; the deadline for applications is Jan. 11
Geri Richmond with a student in the lab
November 19

UO chemist serves another term on the National Science Board

Geri Richmond will remain on the National Science Foundation’s board for another six years
Image shows a single Inaccessible Island rail on a researcher's hand
November 16

UO postdoc solves mystery of isolated Atlantic island birds

His genetics research helped Martin Stervander land in the laboratory of UO biologist Bill Cresko
Aeromonas bacteria
November 13

UO scientists discover new anti-inflammatory bacterial protein

New study helps explain the human body’s moderated immune response to gut bacteria
Stacey Gose
November 12

Oregon offers tax credit on gifts to venture development fund

The fund helps turn UO research into products and businesses and supports entrepreneurs
Image of Emily Sylwestrak
November 7

New UO neuroscientist gets advisory role at Allen Institute

Emily Sylwestrak says the institute’s approach has helped guide her own research

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