Research and Innovation

NSF Career Award recipients
September 3

Five UO researchers recognized with prestigious NSF awards

Career Awards run five years and recognize early career scholars who are potential leaders
UO archaeologist Jon Erlandson on the Channel Islands
September 2

Archaeologists develop a new picture of the human footprint

Three UO researchers contributed to a finding that humans began altering the planet 3,000 years ago
ShakeAlert monitoring station near Winston, Oregon
August 19

New funding will help advance Oregon’s part in ShakeAlert

The UO’s share of two-year funding package will help complete seismic monitoring stations
Schooling fish in the Atlantic Ocean
August 12

UO VP’s 2002 work aided discovery on fisheries-induced evolution

David Conover’s decision to freeze fish used in earlier work opened the way to get a fresh look with new DNA technology
OHSU’s Xialin Nan and the UO’s Ramesh Jasti
August 6

Second round of UO-OHSU seed funding announced

New projects to address teaching burnout, biological imaging, retinal disease and healthcare-associated patient infections
Illustration depicts a simulation of the Higgs boson
July 31

UO physicist receives a five-year DOE early career award

Laura Jeanty is a member of the UO’s high-energy physics group at CERN’s ATLAS detector
Researchers in front of Alaska’s LeConte Glacier
July 24

New data from UO-led study may change glacial melt predictions

Discovery at the LeConte Glacier in Alaska could apply worldwide and lead to better projections of climate-driven sea level rise
Undergraduate summer research fellows
July 15

Undergraduate students immersed in summer of research

Awards from three programs allow 22 UO students to dig into labs and libraries
Illustration portrays the microbial makeup of human beings
July 11

UO researchers urge changes in the language of the microbiome

Professors find a free flow of metaphors is causing confusion in the burgeoning field
Everyday interactions between a mother and her daughter are videotaped during a FIND session
July 2

Studies support new approach to reduce stress in parents and kids

Research identifies new stress indicators and finds brain activity that validates a video-coaching tool

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