Research and Innovation

Mantis eating a bushbrown butterfly in India
January 21

Competing species can both survive, new UO study finds

Supercomputer simulations help clarify a long-running theory about coexistence and extinction
Neskowin Ghost Forest and Proposal Rock, remnants of the Cascadia earthquake in 1700
January 18

UO museum event will focus on Cascadia earthquake readiness

Event on Jan. 26 to feature a screening of OPB’s documentary ‘Unprepared’ and a panel discussion on its making and resilience efforts in the Oregon
Stone foundation with statues on top on Easter Island
January 16

Study suggests fresh water was key to Easter Island’s monuments

UO doctoral student led effort to uncover why and where islanders built iconic stone monuments
Knight Library facade
January 14

UO hosts National Endowment for the Humanities workshop

The Feb. 12 event focuses on effective application writing and includes a mock panel review
Children at laptops
January 10

COE emerges as a leader in the growing edutech field

Education technology offers a way to get cutting-edge tools directly into the hands of educators
Sensor net on model
January 8

Psychology professor is first from UO named to inventors academy

Don Tucker was honored for developing the geodesic sensor net for capturing brain activity
Treadmill testing
January 7

Revisions to federal human research rules to take effect

Information sessions will answer questions about changes to the federal ‘Common Rule’
Part of an Ediacaran fossil
January 7

Thin layers of sediment point to early arrival of life on land

UO earth scientist Greg Retallack finds signs for multicellular organisms from fossils found in soils
Kimberly Belmes (left) and Kyle Klosterman
December 31

UO ranked No. 1 in the U.S. for master’s degrees in physics

With 24 physics master's degrees in 2017, the university topped all other schools in the nation
U.S. Capitol
December 27

Campus leaders offer guidance on partial government shutdown

A memo was sent to campus researchers about the effects on federally sponsored projects

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