Research and Innovation

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.
Shannon Boettcher
May 26

Clusters hiring launches with focus on basic and applied sciences

National leading researchers are being recruited to help boost the UO's leadership in areas seen as critical to emerging scientific challenges.
Research Excellence Awards
May 26

Five faculty members among those receiving Research Excellence Awards

The 2015 Teaching and Research Excellence Awards ceremony will recognize outstanding faculty.
Gerardo Francisco Sandoval
May 20

In ongoing study, UO's Sandoval looks at exploitation of workers

An Iowa meatpacking plant's employment of undocumented Guatemalans opens a window on risks taken by Latin American migrants.
Katherine Pears and Phillip Fisher
May 19

Joint study suggests ways to help foster kids cope with school moves

Findings from comprehensive data collection show foster children change schools a lot, but they do better when they enter kindergarten prepared.
Jennifer Freyd
May 18

UO's Jennifer Freyd to discuss institutional betrayal in South Africa

As a guest of the International Women's Forum, she plans to address what trauma looks like and how institutions can move forward.
Elizabeth Skowron
May 11

UO to set up and study an evidence-based parent-child intervention

Researchers Skowron and Fisher to make 'Parent-Child Interaction Therapy' available in Lane County in an effort to help struggling local families.
RAIN Eugene Accelerator
May 11

Startup accelerator celebrates anniversary with national award

RAIN is one of three recipients of the inaugural ImpACT awards for innovative city-university partnerships.

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