Research and Innovation

Nick Maggio and Michael Coleman
December 5

New core facility boosts the UO's research computing power

The system, know as Talapas, can perform 250 trillion calculations per second
Sandra Dorning
December 4

UO grad wins prestigious Marshall Scholarship to study abroad

Sandra Dorning, a marine biology major, will go on to graduate studies in the U.K.
Amazon rainforest
November 29

UO researcher trails an intriguing subject: other researchers

Geographer Katie Meehan wants to improve collaboration on international projects
Laura Lee McIntyre
November 21

Professor highlights autism research at Science Knight Out

Laura Lee McIntyre spoke as part of an ongoing series hosted by the Knight Campus
Montage of AAAS fellows
November 20

Six UO faculty members are named as fellows in the AAAS

Alice Barkan, Bruce Blonigen, Judith Eisen, Julie Haack, Patrick Phillips and Monte Westerfield are cited
Robert Guldberg
November 20

An engineer with medical roots will lead the Knight Campus

Robert Guldberg of Georgia Tech is tapped as executive director of the $1 billion initiative
Mouth of the Colorado River at the Gulf of California in March 2017
November 16

UO-led research maps major shifts in Colorado River history

Becky Dorsey finds the river’s connection to the ocean was a punctuated affair played out over 2 million years
Keats Conley diving for tiny sea animals
November 15

Study shows how a tiny sea animal feeds itself, and the ocean

Scuba and high-speed video allow Keats Conley to capture new info about a creature she wasn’t seeking
Illustration of predicted protein evolutionary routes
November 6

A failed experiment may help explain a protein puzzle

An effort to predict protein evolution didn’t work as expected but still may benefit medicine
Particle collision illustration
November 3

Pub talk on Nov. 8 to explore the deep physics of the universe

Stephanie Majewski will offer a close-up look at the Large Hadron Collider and her quest to find dark matter

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