Research and Innovation

Illustration of self-driving cars
March 5

Presidential fund awards $1 million for Urbanism Next Center

A center will be established to research how new tech will affect cities
Backhoe tearing down building
March 2

New era begins as construction starts on UO's Knight Campus

‘This is an important moment in the history of our university,’ President Schill says at a groundbreaking ceremony
Image shows the Olympic rings in front of a stadium
February 23

Olympic sponsors must be on top of their game to be remembered

UO prof T. Bettina Cornwell probes how consumers remember, right or wrong, who sponsored an event
Girls using technology at a conference in London in 2016
February 22

Now is the time to push research on the teen years, profs say

UO psychologist Nick Allen takes the lead on a call for investments in adolescents to support teens
Recent wildfire in the American West
February 21

New fuel added to a hot debate about ice age extinctions

Jon Erlandson found evidence of massive fires in North America that may have followed a comet strike
OHSU President Joe Robertson (left) and UO President Michael Schill
February 19

New seed funding program deepens UO-OHSU collaboration

Researchers at both institutions will get help applying for grants to conduct joint projects
Knight Campus building
February 14

Knight Campus groundbreaking ceremony set for March 2

The event will mark the formal start of construction on the $1 billion science center
UO professor Greg Retallack measures a mammoth footprint
February 12

Mammoth prints found by UO group suggest a family trek

A student field trip in 2014 first spotted a fossil-rich trail in Lake County, prompting further excavation
Image shows a scene from a 2016 Sexual Assault Awareness Month demonstration on the UO campus
February 8

Study challenges reasoning behind sexual assault policies

Researchers, including the UO’s Jennifer Freyd, question compelled disclosure policies and suggest survivor-centered reforms
Artist conception of meteor hitting Earth
February 7

A one-two punch may have helped deck the dinosaurs

UO researchers find unusual seafloor structures that reflect a pulse of volcanism tied to meteor strike

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