[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
How can we create better academic outcomes for students in low-income school districts? How might we help people of all ages steer clear of cancer-related foods and avoid smoking? Can improving foster care visitation rooms help create stronger bonds between biological parents and their children?
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.
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.
EUGENE, Ore. – (Sept. 11, 2015) – University of Oregon researchers continued to move the needle for research, scholarship and creative inquiry in 2014-2015, recording $114.6 million in grants, contracts and other competitive awards. The total represented a 3.9 percent increase from FY14.
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.
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.
Two University of Oregon student-led startup companies, Lawger and the Common Ground Music Project, have been named first-round 2015 recipients of the Paul Anthony Troiano RAINMaker Seed Grant. The award provides student entrepreneurs with $5,000 in seed funding to help launch their companies.