Research and Innovation

June 9

Leadership transition at Lundquist; searches to begin for deans and VP

Dean Kees de Kluyver has prepared the Lundquist College of Business for growth and continued excellence.
UO undergraduate Ben Blue
June 4

UO undergraduate receives prestigious conference travel award

Ben Blue will attend an international conference devoted to research using the C. elegans nematode.
Oil-marred Santa Barbara beach on first day of spill
June 4

UO's Erlandson answers plea from California's Chumash Indians

His earlier experience on the Exxon-Valdez oil spill came back into play when another spill threatened archaeological sites near Santa Barbara.
Shannon Boettcher
June 3

UO's Boettcher wins Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

The UO chemist will use the funds to enhance his research on solar water splitting technology.
UO communicating science
June 1

Can advanced science be easy to understand?

Researchers at the UO practiced strategies to share their discoveries with more people at a workshop on communicating science.
Example of the roundworms used in the study
May 26

In battle of the sexes, a single night with a New York male is enough to kill

An observation by a UO graduate student leads to a collaboration with Bowdoin College to unravel sexual intrigue in some nematodes.
Shannon Boettcher
May 26

Clusters hiring launches with focus on basic and applied sciences

National leading researchers are being recruited to help boost the UO's leadership in areas seen as critical to emerging scientific challenges.
Research Excellence Awards
May 26

Five faculty members among those receiving Research Excellence Awards

The 2015 Teaching and Research Excellence Awards ceremony will recognize outstanding faculty.
Gerardo Francisco Sandoval
May 20

In ongoing study, UO's Sandoval looks at exploitation of workers

An Iowa meatpacking plant's employment of undocumented Guatemalans opens a window on risks taken by Latin American migrants.
Katherine Pears and Phillip Fisher
May 19

Joint study suggests ways to help foster kids cope with school moves

Findings from comprehensive data collection show foster children change schools a lot, but they do better when they enter kindergarten prepared.

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