Research and Innovation

Jessica Green and panelists at a White House conference.
May 18

UO prof participates in launch of National Microbiome Initiative

The initiative aims to advance microbiome science in ways that will benefit individuals, communities and the planet
A child at the tidepool touch tank at the new Charleston Marine Life Center
May 18

Charleston Marine Life Center opens a new window to the sea

The combination museum and aquarium provides a showcase on the majestic Oregon coast, the deep sea and the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
A view of the Lokey Labs
May 18

Foundation support increases seed funding for UO research

One of the four funded projects will use a new approach to better understand chronic intestinal diseases
View of Coos Bay near the Pacific Ocean
May 17

Coos Bay, for now, is dodging the danger of low-oxygen water

The region's physical makeup and dredged channel keep the bay flushed, but that might change as the climate warms, say UO researchers.
A poster presentation from the 2015 Undergraduate Research Symposium
May 17

Undergraduates put their best work forward at research symposium

The symposium, which puts a spotlight on the work of undergraduates, has tripled in size since 2011
Graphic depicts various particles captured during data gatherned May 9 as the Large Hadron Collider resumed operations
May 12

Large Hadron Collider's second run is topic of UO conference

Three-day event will bring 32 leading particle physicists from 12 institutions to look ahead to what discoveries may be forthcoming.
Michael Raymer (left) and Andy Marcus in their lab.
May 12

UO team awarded $3.5 million to study quantum simulators

The three-year grant will fund a project involving eight leading research teams across four universities
Grand opening of the 942 Olive building
May 11

The UO's new innovation hub opens in downtown Eugene

Known as 942 Olive, the new building will house facilities that connect students with local businesses.
The entrance to 942 Olive, the UO's new innovation hub in downtown Eugene
May 10

UO's new hub for innovation featured in Register-Guard

The building will be home to two UO programs, the university’s Product Design Program and Tyler Invention Greenhouse.
Paul Slovic at his desk
May 10

UO's Paul Slovic elected to National Academy of Sciences

Kathy Cashman, formerly with geological sciences and now in the UK, also joined the academy that advises the U.S. on science and technology.

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