Research and Innovation

October 19

Comments sought on search for new vice president of research

Members of the campus community are invited to recommend names of potential candidates or offer comments on the search.
Promotional shot from "The Fly Room"
October 15

UO's Doe lab and biology department hosting 'The Fly Room' movie

Attendees can meet the film's director and watch demonstrations of behavioral research using fruit flies in Oct. 26 event at Bijou Art Cinemas.
Jessica Green, of the UO's Biology of the Build Environment Center, which recently received a Sloan Foundation grant
October 15

UO center at intersection of biology, architecture receives new support

A grant from the Sloan Foundation will provide continued support for research conducted at the UO’s Biology and the Built Environment Center.
Ramesh Jasti and Evan Darzi
October 12

UO chemist Jasti aims to put his nanohoops into future devices

Application is down the road, but these tiny organic circular structures could land in solar cells, light-emitting diodes and medical diagnostics.
Illustration of a nanohoop
October 12

New Oregon approach for 'nanohoops' could energize future devices

While application is down the road, these tiny organic circular structures could be used in solar cells, light-emitting diodes and medical diagnostics.
UO economics doctoral student John Voorheis
October 8

UO doctoral student draws media eyes for study on political polarization

Study led by UO economics student John Voorheis finds income inequality is likely changing the direction of state legislatures.
Scott Maier
October 6

Maier's study of NY Times columnist Kristof lands media coverage

UO journalism professor finds low engagement on distant problems, but says the columnist's approach is promising.
Nelson Ting
October 5

UO researcher sees troubling pattern in genes of Tanzanian monkeys

University of Oregon-led research taps regional landscapes to see how human activities affect an already endangered species.
Patrick Kirch
October 2

Museum talks dive into island and coastal archaeology

French Polynesia, underwater archaeology and Easter Island's past are the topics for the annual Fall Archaeology Lecture Series.
Chris Doe
October 1

Using fruit fly larvae, UO researchers capture the symmetry of movement

Neurons in the nerve cord neurons, similar in most organisms may point the way to new applications in medicine and robotics.

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