Research and Innovation

Nick Allen in his Department of Psychology office
June 7

Time to up efforts to help young people globally, says UO's Allen

UO psychology professor Nick Allen is part of a forward-looing initiative calling on investments to help adolescents meet a long list of challenges
Cathy Wong at work in her lab.
June 7

Diversity program helps bring top researchers to the UO

Cathy Wong, a new professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, studies semiconductor materials
One of the California landslide sites studied by the UO's Georgie Bennett and Joshua Roering
June 1

Imagery unlocks an unexpected view of California's drought

UO-led geology project captures a surprising snapshot that documents how long-running dry weather has stalled the motion of landslides
Marjorie Taylor sits amid creative drawings done by 8- to 10-year-old children
May 27

UO prof's work on imaginary friends gets NPR coverage

National Public Radio's popular science show takes to video to detail research led by the UO's Marjorie Taylor 
Michael Pluth
May 26

UO's Pluth named a Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar

Michael Pluth of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will pursue new avenues in his research and expand his teaching
UO classics professor Kevin Dicus examins pottery from a dig in Rome.
May 24

UO classics prof digs deep into ancient Roman garbage

Kevin Dicus is working on a book about waste management in cities of the ancient Roman world
Jessica Green and panelists at a White House conference.
May 18

UO prof participates in launch of National Microbiome Initiative

The initiative aims to advance microbiome science in ways that will benefit individuals, communities and the planet
A child at the tidepool touch tank at the new Charleston Marine Life Center
May 18

Charleston Marine Life Center opens a new window to the sea

The combination museum and aquarium provides a showcase on the majestic Oregon coast, the deep sea and the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
A view of the Lokey Labs
May 18

Foundation support increases seed funding for UO research

One of the four funded projects will use a new approach to better understand chronic intestinal diseases
View of Coos Bay near the Pacific Ocean
May 17

Coos Bay, for now, is dodging the danger of low-oxygen water

The region's physical makeup and dredged channel keep the bay flushed, but that might change as the climate warms, say UO researchers.