Research and Innovation

Grad students show off their work at the annual Graduate Student Research Forum
February 29

Research forum puts graduate students in the spotlight

With more than $5,000 in prize money on the table, graduate students had a chance to not only display their work but move it forward too.
Mark Carey conducting research at Lake Palcacocha, Cordillera Blanca, Peru.
February 25

As glaciers melt, more voices in research are needed

Fresh eyes of a UO undergraduate on a growing environmental problem led to a project that found gender vulnerabilities should be considered.
3-D versions of orchids being prepped in the lab
February 23

3-D printer helps tell why flies swarm to Dracula orchids

UO-led research in Ecuador unravels how a rare plant species lures pollinators with a mushroom-like part.
A poster session at last year's Graduate Student Research Forum.
February 22

Grad Forum provides a peek into the future of research

More than $5,000 in prizes will be awarded through poster and panel presentations and, for the first time, five-minute 'blitz talk' competitions.
Eighty-three faculty members in the College of Arts and Sciences were recently honored for their work.
February 17

College of Arts and Sciences honors faculty achievement

Eighty-three faculty members in the college received 94 awards and honors for their teaching and research in the past year.
Laura Jordan-Smith underwater with a shark
February 12

Sink your teeth into the story of sharks

The UO natural history museum is presenting two talks that explore the undersea world of the fearsome fish family.
Two colliding black holes
February 11

UO team helps catch a gravity wave for the first time ever

A UO researcher's decision to get some sleep gave a super-sensitive detector a chance to confirm Einstein's theory on gravity and space-time.
Susan Campbell Hall
February 8

UO will put $4 million into boosting doctoral enrollment

In addition to funding at least 40 new doctoral students, the funding also will help the university boost diversity in the Graduate School.
Beth Stormshak
February 4

UO lands four scholars for obesity prevention cluster

The new faculty members will be part of the Health Promotion and Obesity Prevention Initiative, one of the UO’s clusters of excellence.
Robert Schofield
January 28

Skilled workers: Study shows the talents of leafcutter ants

Research in Colombia, Ecuador and Robert Schofield's UO lab shows how these ants use their legs and divide their leaf-processing duties.