Research and Innovation

Solar panels on roof
April 20

Research shows fractals could be pleasing in solar panels

Study suggests nature’s own design could offer stress-reducing aesthetics
Medical worker with test tube
April 15

UO joins with partner to provide critical coronavirus testing

The university and McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center join up to boost capacity
Photos by Dusty Whitaker, University Communications
April 14

Biologist Karen Guillemin: Beneficial Microbe Hunter

Biologist Karen Guillemin explores the microbial world to unlock secrets of human health
Donations being collected
April 10

UO donates a load of medical supplies to county public health

The supplies will go to help those treating COVID-19 patients in the local area
Balamurali K. Ambati
April 8

Highly regarded scientist, eye surgeon joins UO Knight Campus

Balamurali K. Ambati also became the world's youngest doctor at age 17
Face shields
April 6

UO shop to begin fabricating much-needed face shields

The UO’s Technical Science Administration is producing hundreds of the devices
Nurse in surgical mask
March 24

UO launches donation drive for critical medical supplies

Gloves, masks and other protective equipment are being collected for donation
Glass blowing
March 23

UO physics study sheds light on a glassy conundrum

A new UO study provides an important clue to one of physics’ great unsolved mysteries
Stock image of hands working on research in a lab
March 16

Nominations open for the 2020 Outstanding Research Awards

Awardees receive commendation and $1,000 in research support; deadline is April 10
River flowing over rocks.
March 11

The Year of Water opens the spigot on university research

The statewide initiative begins in earnest with a waterfall of spring events