Research and Innovation

Leif Karlstrom
May 1

UO's newest geologist helped in new research on Deccan eruptions

Leif Karlstrom's modeling expertise helped UC Berkeley-led study on connection between dinosaur-killing asteroid and Deccan volcanoes.
Andrew Lovering
April 29

Study finds young adults born preterm live with elderly lungs

Unexpected findings suggest more research is needed to assess needs of these patients as they seek medical care as adults.
Map shows earthquake monitoring locatioins
April 29

University expands its role in earthquake early warning system

New sensors added to Oregon's monitoring network to help make the state a stronger participant in the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network. 
April 28

Ancient Easter Island hats rolled into place, says UO undergrad

A presentation by Clark Honors College student Sean Hixon captures media coverage around the world.
Paul Dassonville
April 27

Brain balances perception and action when caught in an illusion

Findings in University of Oregon study challenge notion of separate processing pathways for mapping what we see and guiding our movements.
Edward Davis
April 27

Museum of Natural and Cultural History to host 'The Real Deal'

The May 2 event will provide visitors an insider's look, and provide the opportunity to have objects they've found identified.
Michael Wehr
April 23

UO neuroscientist glimpses how the brain transforms sound

Study captures how two brain systems in mammals cooperate to capture sounds and process information.
April 23

UO spinoff companies receive state innovation grants

The grants, more than $110,000 combined, will help the companies compete for larger investments by federal agencies.
Paul Slovic
April 22

UO’s Slovic elected into American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The UO psychology professor, noted for his research on how people perceive and act on risky issues, joins an elite membership of the world's top leaders. 
Daniel Tichenor
April 21

UO's Tichenor is one of 32 inaugural Andrew Carnegie fellows

Award will allow the UO political scientist to spend a year focusing on his research on undocumented immigrants living in the U.S.

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