Research and Innovation

Stock image shows old data storage devices
October 10

UO chemists closer to making organic molecules for electronics

An international team led by a UO lab builds a molecule where electron spins can be flipped
Image shows UO-produced zebrafish in a campus tank
October 8

Zebrafish from UO helped find cause of Saul-Wilson syndrome

Mutant zebrafish produced in Monte Westerfield’s Institute of Neuroscience lab exhibit many of the deficits seen in the dwarfism disease
Laser light
October 5

Conover to discuss the successes and future of UO research

The Oct. 15 talk will look to the year ahead as the UO anticipates rising research productivity
MRI brain scan
October 5

Pub talk event to launch new translational neuroscience center

The Oct. 11 event at the Oakshire Brewing Public House will feature several TED-style talks
Photo by Chris Larsen and Nic Walcott, University Communications
October 3

Knowledge Quest: O'Day Fellowships and Undergrad Research

From the lab to the coast to the brain and even a virtual world, a new fellowship fuels exciting journeys in undergraduate research
Photo courtesy of University Communications
October 3

Undergraduate Research: What It Is, Why It Matters

Coordinators Kevin Hatfield and Josh Snodgrass on the importance of student projects
Diver in lab getting exam
October 1

Clues to breathing disorders may lie just under the ocean surface

The UO's Andrew Lovering will return to Croatia to continue a study on the effects of free diving
Mom sheilding child's eyes from TV program
September 27

Study: Involved parents dim the effects of media violence on teens

UO-led study also finds family conflict and impulsivity heighten the risk for aggressive behaviors
Iceberg flow in the landscape in Greenland
September 20

Next Quack Chats talk to look at North Atlantic icebergs

Historian Mark Carey will dig into the cultural aspects involved with floating chunks of ice
Mark Carey chats with Wilfried Haeberli, a glaciologist at the University of Zurich
September 19

Clark Honors College historian earns fame as a mountaineer

Mark Carey’s blending of social science and humanities into studies of glaciers leads to an award

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