Research and Innovation

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.
RAIN Eugene Accelerator
March 24

UO students embracing entrepreneurial activities

A regular column in The Register-Guard highlights the work of students in UO entrepreneur programs and showcases efforts to connect the university to the...
A student displays her research project at the Undergraduate Symposium.
March 24

Deadline extended for undergraduate symposium

Faculty mentors, a crucial part of the undergraduate research program, also are needed to help nurture the next generation of researchers.
Joe Wekselblatt and Cris Niell
March 23

A way toward unlocking the teenage brain?

UO scientists develop a live imaging system for mice that could help identify mechanisms of information processing and subsequent behavior.
Daphne Gallagher
March 18

Researchers get lathered up over Shea butter's history

University of Oregon anthropologists find evidence of production in layers of households built atop of each other for 1,600 years.
Biology professor Cris Niell
March 16

UO researcher receives young investigator award

Cristopher Niell, whose research focuses on large-scale neural networks, was among a group of 47 scientists selected by the Office of Naval Research.
March 15

UO's accidental discovery hits Science Nation spotlight

The NSF video looks at SupraSensor Technologies, a spinoff company founded after a project in chemistry found a new way to monitor nitrates on farms.
Shawn Lockery
March 8

Nematode brains offer window into human sleep problems

UO project suggests that neuron firing in foraging roundworms is similar to fragmentation in humans who struggle to sleep, a first step in the search for new...
Spotted gar (Photo by Solomon David)
March 7

Genes in spotted gar could boost biomedical use of zebrafish

UO-led genome sequencing project determines that the ancient fish is a sound bridge for advancing research on human diseases.
A SupraSensor device in the field
March 4

Former UO grad student a Golden Mole finalist

Calden Carroll discovered a molecule that lights up in the presence of of nitrates by accident while doing graduate work in chemistry at the UO.

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