Research and Innovation

Test subject wearing brain sensor net
March 29

Undergrads explore the world of the mind with neuroscience major

The 'Science of the Mind' is a longstanding area of research and a popular new major
Hayward Field
March 4

Hayward Field sensors to advance UO wildfire smoke initiative

Monitors will further research around wildfire smoke and aid both athletes and fans
Woman reacts to smell of spoiled food
February 25

UO researchers show how disgust evolved as an emotion

Anthropologists explored the roots of disgust in three indigenous communities in Ecuador
Collage of research images
February 22

Award nominations now open for UO researchers, innovators

The 2021 Outstanding Research Awards and UO Sustainability Awards seek nominees
Research subject
February 11

New initiative and digital tool to support researchers launches

Research and Innovation has launched a new module to better support researchers
South Sister
February 4

UO professor investigates one of Oregon’s top volcanic threats

Josef Dufek is researching past South Sister eruptions to help forecast future activity
Brain illustration
January 19

Neuroscience team wins grant to explore cognitive flexibility

A $5 million grant will help explore the neural mechanisms behind shifts in attention
Bruce Branchaud
December 14

Biotech innovator Branchaud elected to inventors group

The emeritus professor has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors
Tien-Tien Yu (left) and Scott Hansen
December 11

Two faculty members earn sought-after NSF Career Awards

Physicist Tien-Tien Yu and biochemist Scott Hansen will receive five-year grants
Lab researcher
December 10

Research awards hit record high of $152 million in 2019-20

UO scholars and researchers brought in 437 competitive awards in fiscal year 2020