Research and Innovation

Lava pouring into ocean
February 12

New profs, expansion heat up the UO's volcanology research

The Center for Volcanology has helped make the UO a top-tier research destination
Ocean waves
January 27

Feb. 5 event kicks off UO’s involvement in the Year of Water

The initiative stresses how Oregon research universities address water-related challenges
Image taken from Newberry’s Paulina Peak shows Paulina and East lakes
January 24

Rise of plate tectonics led UO into volcanology research

Growth helped the Center for Volcanology Research erupt into international prominence
Christopher Hendon prepares espresso shot
January 22

UO chemist helps find path to consistently good espresso

A different brewing technique could cut costs and make the industry more sustainable
UO entrance sign
January 14

National search to launch for research and innovation leader

Provost Patrick Phillips has selected a UO search committee, chaired by Darren Johnson
A salp colony
January 10

Grant lets marine biologist pursue bioinspired study of jellyfish

The $1.1M award comes from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s Science Program
Human eye
January 9

UO scientists show that the eyes can measure hearing

An unexpected observation in barn owls leads to a new diagnostic approach for hearing
Mountain beaver
January 8

Researcher helps fill in the family tree of the shy mountain beaver

Samantha Hopkins says the PNW species survived via rapid evolutionary adaptation
Marian Hettiaratchi in the lab
January 7

New Knight Campus bioengineer advances bone repair research

Marian Hettiaratchi aims to create a synthetic material that will enhance bone repair
Illustration of porphyrin molecule
January 6

Visiting chemist to discuss cancer-fighting drugs Jan. 9

The lecture with Jonathan Sessler will start at 4 p.m. in Gerlinger Lounge

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