Research and Innovation

Exterior of the Museum of Natural and Cultural History
June 14

Past gets bright future at Museum of Natural and Cultural History

The anonymous $2 million gift puts the museum closer to its $12 million endowment goal
Illustration of gravity wave ripples
June 14

LIGO observatory finds another gravity wave from deep space

UO researchers help confirm only the second-ever detection of a spacetime ripple 
Runners at the UO
June 10

Run with a UO researcher during the Olympic Trials

On a campus synonymous with world class runners and top-flight researchers, here’s a chance to combine the two.
Doctoral student Gabe Rudebusch holds a tube with his molecules in solution
June 9

UO doctoral student leads way to promising synthetic molecule

Gabe Rudebusch in Mike Haley's lab finds an approach to create a new molecular architecture with promise for solar and electronic devices
Nick Allen in his Department of Psychology office
June 7

Time to up efforts to help young people globally, says UO's Allen

UO psychology professor Nick Allen is part of a forward-looing initiative calling on investments to help adolescents meet a long list of challenges
Cathy Wong at work in her lab.
June 7

Diversity program helps bring top researchers to the UO

Cathy Wong, a new professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, studies semiconductor materials
One of the California landslide sites studied by the UO's Georgie Bennett and Joshua Roering
June 1

Imagery unlocks an unexpected view of California's drought

UO-led geology project captures a surprising snapshot that documents how long-running dry weather has stalled the motion of landslides
Marjorie Taylor sits amid creative drawings done by 8- to 10-year-old children
May 27

UO prof's work on imaginary friends gets NPR coverage

National Public Radio's popular science show takes to video to detail research led by the UO's Marjorie Taylor 
Michael Pluth
May 26

UO's Pluth named a Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar

Michael Pluth of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will pursue new avenues in his research and expand his teaching
UO classics professor Kevin Dicus examins pottery from a dig in Rome.
May 24

UO classics prof digs deep into ancient Roman garbage

Kevin Dicus is working on a book about waste management in cities of the ancient Roman world