Research and Innovation

Cave entrance
December 28

UO archaeologists cast doubt on controversial 'hobbit' theory

Remains found on a Pacific island were just small humans, Scott Fitzpatrick contends
Geri Richmond
December 20

UO professor to lead the world’s largest science honor society

Presidential Chair Geri Richmond says ‘it’s time to give back’ to Sigma Xi for an award that boosted her career path
MRI imaging lab
December 15

UO researchers prepare for revised rules for human research

Starting in January, researchers will need to comply with a revised ‘Common Rule’
Chemistry lab scene
December 15

Enterprising donors can earn extra credit for research gifts

Venture fund donations offer dividends for UO philanthropists, as well as Oregon’s economy
Eric Selker and Cris Niell
December 15

Two university professors awarded for biomedical research

Eric Selker and Cristopher Niell were honored by OHSU’s Medical Research Foundation
Image depicts the uncertainty of infertility statistics
December 13

Study says infertility statistics fail to capture ‘invisible’ groups

A quest for data by a UO postdoctoral researcher leads to a collaboration that finds that many people affected by infertility have been left out
Science library big data screen
December 11

New initiative aims to make the UO a powerhouse in data science

The goal of the interdisciplinary effort is to position the university at the cutting edge of a rapidly growing field
2017-2018 image
December 8

Neuroscientist will reveal the secret to making resolutions stick

Your brain on goals: What brain science says about sticking to New Year’s resolutions
Jennifer Freyd talks with the CBC after the symposium in Toronto (Photo by CBC)
December 7

Professor discusses sexual misconduct in Toronto event

Jennifer Freyd serves on a symposium panel organized by the Globe and Mail and is later interviewed by the CBC
December 7

UO professor brews up science buzz with a side of coffee

Computational chemist and coffee expert Chris Hendon studies energy and sustainable materials

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