Research and Innovation

Aerial view of campus
February 25

UO joins a new national effort to diversify the STEM faculty

A three-year NSF initiative will help universities improve recruitment, hiring and retention practices
Nick Allen
February 25

Researcher sees cellphones as a possible tool to prevent suicide

Psychology professor Nick Allen wants to use digital tools to help protect troubled teenagers
Participants at the 2017 Northwest Regional Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching at the University of Oregon discuss how to support improved student learning outcomes in the sciences and make other improvements to STEM education. Photo courtesy of Dan
February 21

UO earns grant to strengthen STEM education

The Association of American Universities awarded grants to 12 universities
Darren Johnson at work in his Universitiy of Oregon lab
February 13

Inventors group puts UO chemist in first class of senior members

Darren Johnson is among 66 inventors chosen for efforts to move research into real-world uses
Checking train schedule
February 8

Concur is now sending travel advisories for higher-risk countries

The notices remind travelers to contact officials for guidance prior to departure to some destinations
Charles Kimmel
January 31

Oregon academy to honor UO biologist for zebrafish research

The Oregon Academy of Science is giving Chuck Kimmel its first lifetime achievement award
Tyler Harvey and Fehmi Yasin work at the UO’s STEM microscope
January 30

New tool lets researchers see what's never been seen before

With a new technique, Ben McMorran’s lab is boosting the power of scanning transmission electron microscopes
Lab scene
January 29

Interdisciplinary research seed funding program returns

The program brings UO faculty members together across departments for collaborative projects
A globe in a classroom
January 28

New export controls resources offer guidance on government regs

New resources help UO faculty stay up to speed on conducting research internationally
U.S. Capitol
January 22

Research office issues guidance on partial federal shutdown

Researchers should continue preparing and submitting proposals as usual for the time being

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