Research and Innovation

Three children working at desk
February 17

New guide helps children be emotionally prepared for school

College of Education team combines work in two fields to help parents coach children
Delivery boxes stacked on sidewalk
February 14

With all the online ordering, will we soon need delivery robots?

The next Quack Chat delves into one of the big downsides of e-commerce: More traffic
Working at an electron microscope
February 13

State universities agree to more sharing of research facilities

New agreements will ease access to high-tech instruments and services on each campus
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