Research and Innovation

Lava flowing to sea
May 10

New volcanology hire brings fluid dynamics to research team

Joe Dufek will further elevate UO’s already world-class program
Huntington Lake in the Sierra Nevada
May 7

UO duo finds way to predict shifts in watersheds as climate changes

Researcher Toby Maxwell led a team into the mountains to study effects of drought on trees and soil
LiDAR helped Roering's group locate an ancient riverbed in northern California
May 4

Pub talk will tell how lasers are revealing Oregon's landscapes

Earth sciences professor Josh Roering is learning about ancient and potential landslides with lasers fired from the sky
NSF fellowship recipients
May 3

A dozen UO students receive prestigious NSF graduate research fellowships

The competitive award supports outstanding students in science, technology, engineering and math
Maria Schweer-Collins, doctoral student (left) and Elizabeth Skowron, a professor in UO’s Department of Counseling Psychology and Human Services, who serves as Schweer-Collins’ faculty mentor
May 2

Child welfare researcher wins Doris Duke Fellowship

Maria Schweer-Collins will apply the fellowship to a Lane County project
Jennifer Freyd talks with the CBC after the symposium in Toronto (Photo by CBC)
April 26

UO's Freyd named to second fellowship at Stanford

Jennifer Freyd will pursue collaborations to expand her work on institutional betrayal and courage
Rachael Cleveland
April 26

UO undergraduate advocates for science funding in D.C.

Rachael Cleveland attended a science policy workshop and met with congressional staff members
UO researchers at the MRI scanner at the Robert and Beverly Lewis Center for Neuroimaging
April 25

Brain scans may uncover signs of autism and developmental delays

UO, OHSU researchers to look for brain differences that could lead to improved interventions
Shuar children in uniform outside a building
April 24

Immune response might be stunting growth in millions of kids

UO-led study finds that chronic exposure to worms and the body's response work against youngsters
Judith Eisen
April 23

UO biologist Judith Eisen elected into elite American academy

She was named a fellow of the AAAS, along with a former president and a Supreme Court justice

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