Research and Innovation

Portrait of Geri Richmond
June 26

Science article features Geri Richmond's efforts to remove career barriers

Journal article looks at AAAS and other STEM-based programs that aim for diversity and opportunities for women and minorities.
Raghu Parthasarathy
June 25

UO physicist Parthasarathy part of potentially high-impact project

Zebrafish will be used in an effort combining physics and biology that initially seeks to neutralize a cholera-causing bacterium.
UO student installs a sensor for Advanced LIGO
June 22

UO to be 'eyes and ears' as hunt resumes for gravitational waves

Team of UO physicists helped install advanced sensors for the Advanced LIGO Project that was formally dedicated in Washington.
Atika Khurana
June 17

Weak working memory linked to higher sexual risk-taking, UO study finds

Long-running study involving the College of Education's Atika Khurana continues to define consequences of poor impulse control.
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.