Research and Innovation

Ilana M. Umansky, UO College of Education
October 22

Bilingual ed restrictions hurt California, says UO's Umansky

In a new report she and her co-authors identify barriers that limit opportunities and outcomes of students who are learning English.
Bill Cresko
October 22

Genetics journal names paper led by UO's Cresko as among its Top 10

Paper chosen was a collaborative effort with UO colleague Eric Johnson that continues to influence DNA research around the world.
Elliot Berkman, left, and Phil Fisher
October 20

Researchers will meld sciences to uncover new health treatments

The Center for Translational Neuroscience, led by Phil Fisher and Elliot Berkman, aims to deliver what is found in research to practical application.
Alison Gopnik
October 19

Power of babies' brains is the subject for public talk at UO

UC-Berkeley neuroscientist Alison Gopnik, a Wall Street Journal contributor, will deliver an evening lecture on Friday, Oct. 23.
October 19

Comments sought on search for new vice president of research

Members of the campus community are invited to recommend names of potential candidates or offer comments on the search.
Promotional shot from "The Fly Room"
October 15

UO's Doe lab and biology department hosting 'The Fly Room' movie

Attendees can meet the film's director and watch demonstrations of behavioral research using fruit flies in Oct. 26 event at Bijou Art Cinemas.
Jessica Green, of the UO's Biology of the Build Environment Center, which recently received a Sloan Foundation grant
October 15

UO center at intersection of biology, architecture receives new support

A grant from the Sloan Foundation will provide continued support for research conducted at the UO’s Biology and the Built Environment Center.
Ramesh Jasti and Evan Darzi
October 12

UO chemist Jasti aims to put his nanohoops into future devices

Application is down the road, but these tiny organic circular structures could land in solar cells, light-emitting diodes and medical diagnostics.
Illustration of a nanohoop
October 12

New Oregon approach for 'nanohoops' could energize future devices

While application is down the road, these tiny organic circular structures could be used in solar cells, light-emitting diodes and medical diagnostics.
UO economics doctoral student John Voorheis
October 8

UO doctoral student draws media eyes for study on political polarization

Study led by UO economics student John Voorheis finds income inequality is likely changing the direction of state legislatures.

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