Research and Innovation

Palmer Station in Antarctica
March 1

Icefish genome may offer insights into age-related health issues

The UO's John Postlethwait was part of team that sequenced the genetic map of an unusual cold-water fish
Lab scene
February 28

Deadline extended for I3 research seed funding applications

The extra week is being added to offset any delays resulting from the recent weather closures
Symposium logo
February 26

Registration deadline nears for neuroscience symposium

The Oregon Decision Neuroscience Symposium will draw speakers from across North America
Submersible preparing to dive
February 26

OQ: Marine biologist dives deep in search of red sea urchins

Aaron Galloway and a colleague Alex Lowe used a submersible to search for the spiny creatures
Aerial view of campus
February 25

UO joins a new national effort to diversify the STEM faculty

A three-year NSF initiative will help universities improve recruitment, hiring and retention practices
Nick Allen
February 25

Researcher sees cellphones as a possible tool to prevent suicide

Psychology professor Nick Allen wants to use digital tools to help protect troubled teenagers
Participants at the 2017 Northwest Regional Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching at the University of Oregon discuss how to support improved student learning outcomes in the sciences and make other improvements to STEM education. Photo courtesy of Dan
February 21

UO earns grant to strengthen STEM education

The Association of American Universities awarded grants to 12 universities
Darren Johnson at work in his Universitiy of Oregon lab
February 13

Inventors group puts UO chemist in first class of senior members

Darren Johnson is among 66 inventors chosen for efforts to move research into real-world uses
Checking train schedule
February 8

Concur is now sending travel advisories for higher-risk countries

The notices remind travelers to contact officials for guidance prior to departure to some destinations
Charles Kimmel
January 31

Oregon academy to honor UO biologist for zebrafish research

The Oregon Academy of Science is giving Chuck Kimmel its first lifetime achievement award

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