Research and Innovation

Kelly Sutherland of the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology and Clark Honors College
September 1

Could tiny jellyfish propulsion drive design of new underwater craft?

University of Oregon oceanographer and colleagues detail how multiple jets guide jellies speedily through the water in search of prey.
Pranjal Mehta
August 27

UO trio among 270 scientists who tried to replicate psychology studies

Massive collaboration reveals that fewer than half of findings from 100 studies in psychological science could be reproduced.
Jennifer Freyd
August 21

New survey on sexual climate suggests more awareness of services is needed

Preliminary findings of 2015 survey of UO students are delivered to international summit as the UO continues steps to address the issues.
The view looking out from Fort Rock Cave
August 21

Archaeologists to return to Oregon's Fort Rock Cave

Using advancements in technology, researchers hope to learn more about the cave's history and solidify early conclusions of Luther Cressman.
Robot submarine Sentry fitted with SyPRID samplers
August 14

Into the deep with OIMB

UO scientists Craig Young and Kirsten Meyer appear on The Jefferson Exchange to talk about dives off the U.S. East Coast and New Zealand.
Crowd at Straub Hall
August 7

'Focus on what we can do' is message of earthquake forum

Audience at Straub Hall and online gets history lesson on the Cascadia quake zone and practical advise on how to prepare for 'The Really Big One."
John Postlethwait
August 3

UO biologist is in NY Times story and video about project in Alaska

John Postlethwait is studying genes of fish contaminated by PCBs in an effort to help native populations exposed to toxins left at the end of the Cold War.
July 30

Team Duckling aims to excite kids about science

Free activities at Saturday Market give kids a chance to have fun at 'Science of Sound' booth.
Map shows locations of seismic sensors in Oregon
July 29

UO's role in boosting earthquake monitoring gets help from USGS funds

Newly announced funding will bring the UO a project manager/field engineer to help establish and monitor sensors around Oregon.
Graphic shows types of earthquakes that occur in the Pacific Northwest
July 29

UO to host public earthquake forum to discuss 'The Really Big One'

Panel of experts will detail Pacific Northwest earthquakes, potential risks and readiness — and answer questions — on Aug. 6.

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