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University of Oregon releases open source NMR/MRI software to support future research

Mike Strain works at a computer terminal in UO's NMR Spectroscopy Facility  [12-Sep-2016] – In a move that will benefit the international scientific community for years to come, the University of Oregon (UO) announced that it will release an updated version of Agilent Technologies’ VnmrJ software, used for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy, and make the software and its source code free

Sloan Foundation renews support for UO center examining biology, architecture

Earlier this month, a study about our personal microbial clouds—halos of bacteria unique to each individual—made national headlines. The University of Oregon research center behind that study—the Biology and Built Environment Center (BioBE)—recently received a two-year, $1.3 million grant from the Alfred P.

UO launches new cyber security center

Cyber security and privacy breaches are multibillion-dollar problems that impact government, industry and private citizens. To respond to the continuing threat of security attacks and violations of online privacy, the University of Oregon has established the Center for Cyber Security and Privacy (CCSP) to serve as the university's primary hub for cyber security research and education. The center officially launched on July 1, 2015.

Recipients of Spring RAINMaker Awards Announced

Three University of Oregon student-led startup companies have been named recipients of the Paul Anthony Troiano RAINMaker Seed Grant. Each will receive $5,000 in seed funding to help launch their companies.

The three companies — Cricket Flours, Mingo and PDX Space Finder — will also receive coaching, mentoring and access to other strategic resources.

“The grant is an exciting opportunity for us, because it validates our idea,” said Anthony Troja, co-founder of Mingo, a social network music app that allows users to collaborate on creating and managing music playlists.

2015 UO Research Excellence Awards celebrate impact and reach of research and scholarly activity

The team behind the Science and Memory climate change project (School of Journalism and Communication) was one of this year's recipients of a UO Research Excellence Award

University of Oregon researchers focusing on everything from feminist anthropology to quantum information to scientific visualization have been recognized with 2015 Research Excellence Awards. Presented by the Office of the Vice President for Research & Innovation, the awards celebrate the significant impact and reach of UO researchers.

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