The awards recognize and celebrate achievements in research and scholarship and highlight notable research activities taking place at the University of Oregon.
Ana-Maurine Lara, an assistant professor in the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, is the 2021 recipient of the Early Career Award, UO’s highest award for early career faculty to recognize and celebrate an emerging and significant record of scholarship and research on our campus. Lara has achieved a significant record across several fields. An innovative scholar, she combines qualitative social science research with the artistic production of fiction, poetry and performance.
Navigating Your Research
A research project involves many steps. We are here to help UO researchers and scholars navigate the resources, regulations, trainings, compliance issues and more.
The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation supports the University of Oregon’s research mission by facilitating discovery and creative activity in labs, libraries and research facilities across campus in all departments. We provide a range of services that enable the research success of faculty, staff, and students — encouraging innovation and economic development through strategic partnering and technology transfer initiatives, helping faculty identify funding opportunities, and overseeing and coordinating the UO’s research proposal submissions, compliance, and contract and grant administration processes.
Pivot is a powerful external-funding search tool for UO researchers that offers thousands of funding opportunities from federal, state, and private foundations from around the United States and the world. For additional listings, subscribe to our twice-monthly newsletter, Funding Opps.
For businesses and laboratories looking to sponsor research initiatives, we can match your interests with faculty expertise and university resources.
News and Announcements
We live in a time of accelerated social and environmental change. UO researchers are engaging in highly impactful transdisciplinary collaborations and pursuing new research agendas in social-environmental research.