Research Impact Statistics

UO scholars and researchers won a record amount in grants and awards in the 2021 fiscal year.
$172.5 million
external funding rose to
increase from the previous year
601 grants
awarded to investigators


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Sports Event Planning with Air Quality in Mind

UO researchers seek to understand public tolerance for poor air quality and preferred methods for receiving event updates

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Innovation Impact Statistics

 In FY21, the UO rose from No. 5 to  No. 1 in the Association of American Universities in licensing per research dollar


$9.1 million
licensing revenue
UO rank in licensing per research dollar in the AAU
awarded to investigators
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Women’s Innovation Network graduates first cohort

Thirty-seven women representing diverse backgrounds and innovation ideas came together to celebrate the successes of the program’s inaugural year