Research and Innovation

David Conover
April 26

Stony Brook research vice president to join UO as new VPRI

Conover also has served as director of the Division of Ocean Sciences at the National Science Foundation.
Apple logo
April 25

Innovations by 'exciting' brands are more acceptable

UO marketing prof explores how two sensory perceptions play a role when brands surprise consumers with something new.
Joe Stone of the Department of Economics
April 19

Tax compression is a minus for teaching math in Oregon

UO study that started in an honors economics course goes on to find when the state's property tax rules impact student test scores.
Ray Weldon at a UO roundtable on earthquakes last September
April 19

Earthquake hazard report reflects a compromise

UO geologist Ray Weldon says including induced earthquakes in building codes was a contested issue that led to one-year forecast.
John Halliwill, Department of Human Physiology
April 14

Should exercisers lay off the antihistamines?

UO research identifies genes that aid muscles and blood vessels after exercise and finds 795 genes that are dulled by the use of antihistamines.
Marketing professor Aparna Sundar
April 12

20 UO researchers earn Faculty Research Awards

The awards stimulate promising research and scholarly activity by scholarship and creative projects across the university.
Leslie Leve of the College of Education
April 8

Some 'terrible twos' behaviors may suggest later problems

UO's Leslie Leve is part of a multi-institutional look at behaviors where emotions are lacking and may point to later antisocial activities.
Jennifer Freyd and Warwick Middleton
April 8

UO psychologist honored for her work on betrayal trauma

International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation presents Jennifer Freyd with its lifetime achievement award.
Leif Karlstrom
April 5

Oregon's rivers and glacial melt carve similar landscapes

Study of Greenland's ice sheet provides a new tool to measure glacial response to climate change, says a UO geologist.
Tití (L) and Neus Catalá, two of the subjects of Gina Herrmann’s research.
March 31

Research gives voice to women activists jailed in wartime

Gina Herrmann reveals how working-class Spanish women coped with life-threatening experiences resulting from political resistance during the Spanish Civil War.