Research and Innovation

Bruce Branchaud
December 14

Biotech innovator Branchaud elected to inventors group

The emeritus professor has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors
Tien-Tien Yu (left) and Scott Hansen
December 11

Two faculty members earn sought-after NSF Career Awards

Physicist Tien-Tien Yu and biochemist Scott Hansen will receive five-year grants
Lab researcher
December 10

Research awards hit record high of $152 million in 2019-20

UO scholars and researchers brought in 437 competitive awards in fiscal year 2020
Test subject wearing brain sensor net
December 7

UO joins initiative to reduce administrative burden of research

The 217-member cooperative aims to improve the research enterprise on a national scale
Knight Campus building
December 2

UO takes a huge step forward with first Knight Campus building

A virtual grand opening later today, Dec. 2, will celebrate the long-awaited milestone 
Karen Guillemin
November 30

Biologist Karen Guillemin named as a fellow in the AAAS

She is recognized for research examining mechanisms used in microbial communities
The first building on the new Knight Campus
November 18

Knight Campus sets virtual grand opening celebration for Dec. 2

The first building puts labs, classrooms and cutting-edge core facilities under one roof
Samantha Shune
November 9

Applications are now open for 2021 Faculty Research Awards

Funds can support scholarship, creative projects and quantitative or qualitative research
Siemens Prisma MRI scanner
November 6

UO, PeaceHealth partner on national mental health initiative

Funded by the NIH, the $52 million grant to study schizophrenia includes 27 institutions
Forested area along the Tocantins River in Brazil
November 5

UO-led project maps human, climate impacts in the Amazon

Study illustrates human impacts and climate effects in forest-savanna transition zones