Research and Innovation

MRI device and brain scan
April 22

UO researchers look to future of neuroscience and data collection

A new interdisciplinary effort is looking at the ethical and legal implications of applied neuroscience
Professor Andrew Kern
April 22

UO researcher uses evolutionary science to combat malaria

Andrew Kern is using population genetics to see how mosquitoes become resistant to pesticides
Stock art shows mouse nibbling on food
April 18

UO team finds mouse the brain area that links sounds to rewards

Studies in Santiago Jaramillo’s lab answer questions on how sounds influence reward expectation
Alexander McBirney, first director of the Center of Volcanology
April 15

The founder of UO’s Center for Volcanology dies at 94

Alexander McBirney’s research steered the UO’s volcanology research to international leadership
Illustration shows low-level light emitted from a photon after being excited by laser light
April 11

UO team makes artificial atoms that work at room temp

Patterned on a microchip, the atoms could aid advancements in new quantum-based technology
View of northern Rock Islands of Palau
April 10

UO archaeologist draws thanks from Palauan president

Scott Fitzpatrick is thanked for more than two decades of research on the Pacific islands’ republic
Robert Guldberg
April 9

Leader of Knight Campus offers a Q&A preview of upcoming talk

Robert Guldberg is slated to speak at the Shedd Institute in downtown Eugene on April 24
Image shows a scene from a 2016 Sexual Assault Awareness Month demonstration on the UO campus
April 9

Study finds nonhetero women face more institutional betrayal

Findings suggest the need for more institutions to fine-tune responses to claims of sexual violence
Lowering the instrument into place
April 4

Cutting-edge device gives the UO a leg up in technology race

A collaboration with Thermo Fisher Scientific could bring more high-tech tools to campus
Prescribed burn in progress
April 2

Research initiative to address climate change, natural hazards

The Interdisciplinary Social-Environmental Research Symposium will be held May 20

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