Research and Innovation

Photo by Chris Larsen and Nic Walcott, University Communications
October 3

Knowledge Quest: O'Day Fellowships and Undergrad Research

From the lab to the coast to the brain and even a virtual world, a new fellowship fuels exciting journeys in undergraduate research
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October 3

Undergraduate Research: What It Is, Why It Matters

Coordinators Kevin Hatfield and Josh Snodgrass on the importance of student projects
Diver in lab getting exam
October 1

Clues to breathing disorders may lie just under the ocean surface

The UO's Andrew Lovering will return to Croatia to continue a study on the effects of free diving
Mom sheilding child's eyes from TV program
September 27

Study: Involved parents dim the effects of media violence on teens

UO-led study also finds family conflict and impulsivity heighten the risk for aggressive behaviors
Iceberg flow in the landscape in Greenland
September 20

Next Quack Chats talk to look at North Atlantic icebergs

Historian Mark Carey will dig into the cultural aspects involved with floating chunks of ice
Mark Carey chats with Wilfried Haeberli, a glaciologist at the University of Zurich
September 19

Clark Honors College historian earns fame as a mountaineer

Mark Carey’s blending of social science and humanities into studies of glaciers leads to an award
Students in lab
September 18

Internship program moves students from classrooms to jobs

Students can fast-track to careers in fields such as photovoltaics and semiconductors
Image shows a nematode embryo, left, in green, part way through its rotation after bumping into a pink plastic bead
September 14

UO team shows simple contact can help steer cell division

Basic research in Bruce Bowerman’s lab might someday help improve drug delivery
Joshua Roering
September 10

UO scientist named an American Geophysical Union fellow

Earth sciences professor Josh Roering will be formally recognized during a December conference
A vaquita, a species of critically endangered porpoise, is seen in the Gulf of California
September 7

Economist to tell how big data could tame overfishing

Grant McDermott will talk about how his work is delivering a clearer picture on global fisheries

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