Research and Innovation

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
A dig site at Grand Bay
January 6

Tracing the journeys of the Caribbean’s first people

Study confirms a north-to-south settlement pattern beginning in the Greater Antilles  
UO science lab
December 16

Department of Defense director for basic research to visit UO

Bindu Nair will give a talk about research priorities and funding on Jan. 7
Resilience Initiative symposium
December 16

Seven research teams get Resilience Initiative seed funding

The grants encourage interdisciplinary efforts around sustainabilty and climate change
Joseph Bruckner and Cori Cahoon
December 16

Two UO postdoctoral scholars receive prestigious fellowships

Researchers Cori Cahoon and Joseph Bruckner will pursue discoveries in biology
Student at microscope
December 13

Undergraduate research awards go to seven UO scholars

Each of the students received up to $1,000 to help cover project expenses
Laboratory scene
December 9

UO-OHSU research program to support five new projects

The awards are for piloting grants, which offer a foundation to pursue additional funding

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