Research and Innovation

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.
Elliot Berkman
April 20

Study finds social interaction before economic transactions raises fairness

UO professors blended social and economic models to study how people cooperate better when negotiations begin.
April 15

2015 UO Research Excellence Award recipients announced

The awards highlight UO faculty members whose reseach stands out as examples of the university's exploration and innovation.
Illustration of April 5 Splash Event (ATLAS Experiment © 2015 CERN)
April 14

UO physicists to seek dark matter particles when collider resumes

With a doubling of energy for particle collisions, a window may open to reach into 'hypothetical new physics,' says David Strom. 
Bread loaves on display on the final day of Bread 101
April 13

National food association honors teaching approach of UO’s ‘Bread 101’

Team-taught course featured interdisciplinary approach to study the science, culture and politics of an every day food staple.
UO Goldwater Scholars Kyla Martichuski and John Gillies
April 7

Two UO juniors named 2015 Goldwater Scholars

The prestigious awards recognize top undergraduate students for their research in science, math and engineering.

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