Research and Innovation

UO biologist Monte Westerfield
August 7

UO research funding rose to $121.9 million in last fiscal year

Fueled by new hiring initiatives, the university saw a 5 percent uptick in research activity
Firefighter at wildland fire
August 3

Pub talk will examine the complexities of wildland fires

Research professor Cassandra Moseley will look at the causes and solutions to increased fire
Storm waves hitting Lummi Island in 2016
August 1

Report on Washington’s sea level rise gets boost from UO data

The UO's Ray Weldon and Tyler Newton use GPS and other data to enhance the projections
Zebrafish interacting
July 27

New discovery in zebrafish could one day aid autism research

Interfering with certain neurons in the fish causes an autism-like breakdown in social interactions
Graphic shows the study area in the Pacific Northwest
July 25

Research sheds new light on tensions along Cascadia fault

Seismometers help UO team spot anomalies that may explain differences in the fault zone
Sea pickles on the beach at Nehalem State Park in December 2016
July 20

Sea pickles are settling into the Pacific Northwest

The region’s fishing industry and food webs are being affected as pyrosomes extend their range
Pius Cheung
July 18

New Wings videos highlight some of the UO's latest research

Talks on obesity and autonomous vehicles are included, along with a percussion performance
Student researcher
July 16

UO undergraduates awarded summer research fellowships

Many of the recipients will work with faculty mentors to continue science and scholarship
Illustration of a flooded urban area
July 16

Rising seas threaten coastal internet infrastructure, study says

UO computer scientist Ram Durairajan tells Montreal conference that impacts could be coming in just 15 years
Knight Campus rendering by DBOX
July 6

UO 2020: Fast Forward

Innovation, philanthropy, and changing student demographics are reshaping the university

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