Research and Innovation

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
Benjamín Alemán
February 6

OQ: Meet the UO physicist who's in a race to 'the bottom'

Benjamín Alemán is probing the smallest forms of matter in hopes of finding something really big
Brian Smith, Peter DeFazio, David Conover and Michael Raymer
February 2

Rep. DeFazio gets a taste of quantum science in UO visit

UO physicists, led by Michael Raymer, discuss the future potential of quantum computing
Amanda Thomas looks over deep cracks atop Washington state's Rattlesnake Ridge
January 30

UO puts seismic monitors on collapsing Rattlesnake Ridge

Amanda Thomas and Doug Toomey are gathering live data about earthquake-related landslides
Subject on stationary bike
January 29

Revised guidelines for human subjects research delayed to July

The revised 'Common Rule' currently is scheduled to take effect July 19

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