Research and Innovation

David Wineland in lab
May 23

Nobel winner to talk cats, computers and quantum physics

Physicist David Wineland will discuss the future of quantum computing
Cris Niell
May 19

Research on mindfulness and mice featured in New York Times

Work by UO neuroscientist Cris Niell explores how meditation affects health
A team works inside one of the Paisley Caves in summer 2009
May 19

Scientists deploy new technique at one of Oregon’s Paisley Caves

Three European researchers join the UO's Dennis Jenkins to gather samples to confirm previous dating
A poster session at the symposium
May 16

Undergraduate Research Symposium highlights original work

300 undergraduate students will showcase their research Thursday, May 18
Image shows the over-production of unnecessary cells when a key hormone is blocked during brain development in a fruit fly
May 15

Study on brain formation finds possible link to human disease

A key hormone in fruit flies is similar to one in humans that threatens pregnancies when things go wrong
French and EU flags fly in celebration following France's runoff election
May 11

UO professor says the EU is doing better than people think

While the French election and Brexit may suggest otherwise, Craig Parsons says the EU’s achievements deserve more attention
Bacteria with genetic switches illuminated
May 10

UO research team one of three Kavli microbiome grant recipients

Brendan Bohannan, Karen Guillemin and Raghuveer Parthasarathy receive a $340,000 award
May 8

UO joins Global PDX, creating seed grant for international research

The new match is expected to enhance opportunities for UO researchers to collaborate with nonprofits on international research and development
March for Science
May 8

UO to host forum on science advocacy and public engagement

The May 15 event will discuss appropriate ways to support research funding
Working in the machine shop
May 5

OQ: New shop helps students turn ideas into prototypes

A new maker space — a community center with tools for making things — and classroom opened this fall