Research and Innovation

Sara Novak using a foot form to build a project pattern for a design class.
May 9

Pushing the Boundaries: Product design class helps athletes adapt

Product design students in Portland take a studio course that tackles design challenges for athletes with disabilities.
Researchers Kryn Stankunas and Fern Bosada
May 5

UO researchers explore how heart valves form

Team finds that a cell-to-cell signaling network in mice is key to how heart valves develop and may point to how heart valve diseases emerge.
Greg Retallack, UO geologist
April 29

Oregon geologists dish up new dirt on wine

Study reveals relationship between soil composition in the Willamette Valley and the varying tastes of the wines.
Eric Corwin of the Department of Physics
April 27

UO scientist on team hoping to crack glass mysteries

Eric Corwin of physics is named to a Simons Foundation effort to get a firm grasp on the transitional states of glass.
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.

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