Research and Innovation

Illustration of a protein
August 5

UO biochemist awarded $2.88 million to study the cytoskeleton

Brad Nolen and his lab will study proteins that guide cell shape and function
Illustration of DNA helix
August 3

Knight Campus scientist boosts strength of genetic synthesis

Calin Plesa is improving a cheaper way to synthesize genes that he helped create at UCLA
Galaxy NGC4414
July 27

UO physicist tweaks the age of the universe with new approach

A study led by Jim Schombert finds a new value for the Hubble constant
Moving the MRI into place
July 13

New magnetic imaging device will double lab's capacity

The state-of-the-art instrument is part of the UO's Lewis Center for Neuroimaging
Aerial view of downtown Eugene buildings
July 13

New research examines the societal effects of COVID-19

Two new projects look at changes to transportation, shopping and infrastructure
Animated scene from video
July 7

New video series focuses on technology transfer at the UO

See the behind-the-scenes process for making a difference with faculty discoveries
CAMCOR facility
June 30

High-tech lab delivers critical services during pandemic

CAMCOR, the UO’s high-tech extension service, has been a hub of COVID-19 activity
David Conover
June 29

David Conover wraps up his tenure as the UO's research chief

During his term, he oversaw research and innovation activities during a period of growth
Pine Mountain Observatory at night
June 24

Gifts will help Pine Mountain Observatory reach for the stars

Funding from The Roundhouse Foundation will make it a powerful remote learning tool
A singing canary
June 18

Birdsong offers clues to the workings of short-term memory

Work by a Knight Campus scientist could spur advances in AI and disease therapies