Research and Innovation

Artist conception of meteor hitting Earth
February 7

A one-two punch may have helped deck the dinosaurs

UO researchers find unusual seafloor structures that reflect a pulse of volcanism tied to meteor strike
Benjamín Alemán
February 6

OQ: Meet the UO physicist who's in a race to 'the bottom'

Benjamín Alemán is probing the smallest forms of matter in hopes of finding something really big
Brian Smith, Peter DeFazio, David Conover and Michael Raymer
February 2

Rep. DeFazio gets a taste of quantum science in UO visit

UO physicists, led by Michael Raymer, discuss the future potential of quantum computing
Amanda Thomas looks over deep cracks atop Washington state's Rattlesnake Ridge
January 30

UO puts seismic monitors on collapsing Rattlesnake Ridge

Amanda Thomas and Doug Toomey are gathering live data about earthquake-related landslides
Subject on stationary bike
January 29

Revised guidelines for human subjects research delayed to July

The revised 'Common Rule' currently is scheduled to take effect July 19
Professor Tasia Smith
January 24

Interdisciplinary research program now accepting proposals

Deadline for the 2018 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives Award is March 5
Blurred image of classroom
January 15

New approach is helping youngsters steer clear of alcohol

Alcohol and tobacco use declines among seventh-graders with a tweaked version of cooperative learning
CVAN founding members
January 12

UO joins a regional partnership that is helping fuel innovation

The Cascadia Venture Acceleration Network will support entrepreneurs and researchers
Student in physics lab
January 10

Undergrad women in physics conference will draw a crowd to the UO

Almost 200 students will learn about physics and career options at the January gathering
Platinum drug attached to yeast ribosome RNA
January 8

Two UO chemistry projects shed new light on a cancer drug

Work by two doctoral students could boost the effectiveness of a known treatment

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