Research and Innovation

Graphic depicts various particles captured during data gatherned May 9 as the Large Hadron Collider resumed operations
May 12

Large Hadron Collider's second run is topic of UO conference

Three-day event will bring 32 leading particle physicists from 12 institutions to look ahead to what discoveries may be forthcoming.
Michael Raymer (left) and Andy Marcus in their lab.
May 12

UO team awarded $3.5 million to study quantum simulators

The three-year grant will fund a project involving eight leading research teams across four universities
Grand opening of the 942 Olive building
May 11

The UO's new innovation hub opens in downtown Eugene

Known as 942 Olive, the new building will house facilities that connect students with local businesses.
The entrance to 942 Olive, the UO's new innovation hub in downtown Eugene
May 10

UO's new hub for innovation featured in Register-Guard

The building will be home to two UO programs, the university’s Product Design Program and Tyler Invention Greenhouse.
Paul Slovic at his desk
May 10

UO's Paul Slovic elected to National Academy of Sciences

Kathy Cashman, formerly with geological sciences and now in the UK, also joined the academy that advises the U.S. on science and technology.
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.