Research and Innovation

South Slough
June 27

South Slough's oxygen-poor water may be due to climate change

UO researchers have seen evidence for increasing hypoxia in a mostly unmodified Oregon estuary
View looking over Sitka, Alaska, and Mt. Edgecumbe from the Mount Verstovia trail
June 20

UO team aims to understand an Alaskan town’s landslide risk

Josh Roering is part of an NSF-funded initiative to study terrain conditions that threaten Sitka
Student writing on whiteboard
June 18

Couple gives $10 million to support biomedical data science

The gift from Mary and Tim Boyle will launch a new UO-OHSU initiative aimed at fighting cancer
Strategic plan workshop
June 17

New Knight Campus strategic plan outlines its future vision

Campus stakeholders and external partners provided input for the plan during the last year
Knight Campus interns in lab
June 13

UO, OHSU join forces to combat cancer with data science

The initiative includes a joint center in biomedical data science to accelerate research
Smoke in Western Oregon
June 11

I3 seed funding program awards grants to five research teams

The grant program puts a priority on ideas with high potential to lead to future external funding
Nanomia bijuga, a relative of jellyfish
June 6

Pub talk to dive into the idea of jellyfish-inspired submersibles

Biologist Kelly Sutherland thinks the way jellies swim could be a model for new underwater vehicles
Calin Plesa
June 5

New Knight Campus hire known for large-scale gene synthesis

Biologist and nanoscientist Calin Plesa, currently at UCLA, will join the Knight Campus this summer
Helen Neville
May 31

Lecture and book to honor Helen Neville’s brain research

Physician and neuroscientist Robert T. Knight of UC Berkeley will speak at a June 7 public lecture
Damage to a church in Chile following an April 2016 earthquake
May 30

UO-led study finds early indicator of an earthquake’s magnitude

In a eureka moment, researchers find pattern emerging 10 seconds into GPS earthquake data

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