Research and Innovation

Seafloor cables
May 14

Research probes repercussions of seafloor activity on society

A natural environmental disaster could put society’s reliance on the internet at risk
Cellphone showing Slack chat
May 6

Senior graduate students step up to help their peers

They have taken steps to provide virtual mentorship to first-year grad students
Image of brain with puzzle piece
May 5

UO lab looking at aging arteries and Alzheimer’s disease

Ashley Walker is exploring the role stiffening arteries play in brain health
Green plant in sun
May 4

National Academy of Sciences elects noted UO biologist

Alice Barkan is chosen for her advances in understanding genes vital to photosynthesis
Masks in decontamination chamber
May 4

UO partners with state to house N95 mask decontamination unit

The Battelle cleaning system will extend the lifespan of masks to up to 20 uses
Forest elephants
May 4

Study uncovers a heightened threat to African forest elephants

Findings by a team that includes a UO anthropologist could aid conservation efforts
Coronavirus map
April 30

UO researcher hopes to improve COVID-19 disease models

Stilianos Louca is using computer modeling to improve medical and policy decisions
Biology professor Judith Eisen in the UO's Zebrafish International Research Center.
April 29

New five-year grant funds study of bacteria in brain development

The $2 million project will examine how bacteria influence the nervous system
Cassandra Moseley
April 28

Cassandra Moseley appointed interim research leader

The search for a permanent successor to David Conover is on pause due to the pandemic
Counseling session screenshot
April 28

HEDCO clinic helps parents, families with coronavirus stress

A program within the College of Education is providing counseling services remotely