Research and Innovation

Amanda Thomas looks over deep cracks atop Washington state's Rattlesnake Ridge
January 30

UO puts seismic monitors on collapsing Rattlesnake Ridge

Amanda Thomas and Doug Toomey are gathering live data about earthquake-related landslides
Subject on stationary bike
January 29

Revised guidelines for human subjects research delayed to July

The revised 'Common Rule' currently is scheduled to take effect July 19
Professor Tasia Smith
January 24

Interdisciplinary research program now accepting proposals

Deadline for the 2018 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives Award is March 5
Blurred image of classroom
January 15

New approach is helping youngsters steer clear of alcohol

Alcohol and tobacco use declines among seventh-graders with a tweaked version of cooperative learning
CVAN founding members
January 12

UO joins a regional partnership that is helping fuel innovation

The Cascadia Venture Acceleration Network will support entrepreneurs and researchers
Student in physics lab
January 10

Undergrad women in physics conference will draw a crowd to the UO

Almost 200 students will learn about physics and career options at the January gathering
Platinum drug attached to yeast ribosome RNA
January 8

Two UO chemistry projects shed new light on a cancer drug

Work by two doctoral students could boost the effectiveness of a known treatment
Replica of a Palauan outrigger canoe near a Pacific island
January 5

Talk to explore how winds and currents fueled early seafaring

UO archaeologist Scott Fitzpatrick will take his Ax Billy Grill audience into the Age of Discovery that took people to Pacific and Caribbean islands
Pitcher plant mosquitoes on a pitcher plant
January 4

UO biologists seek to take bite out of mosquitoes

Researchers at five institutions, led by the UO’s Bradshaw and Holzapfel, have isolated genes related to blood feeding in pitcher plant mosquitoes
fMRI brain image shows region of the brain where altruism increased after writing about gratitude
January 2

Writing on gratitude changes how the brain values charity

UO psychology researcher Christina Karns finds that journaling leads to a more grateful heart

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