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University of Oregon Knight Campus researchers are merging engineering, science and medicine to improve health

1-Dec-2021 4:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

New research effort shines more light on black hole collisions

While light can’t escape the monstrous gravity of a black hole, that hasn’t kept researchers on a team that includes University of Oregon (UO) scientists from taking a big step forward in the effort to reveal their secrets. UO researchers are a...
1-Dec-2021 1:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Passive solar could furnish a third of home heating needs

Passive solar heating systems collect natural light via skylights or windows and use it to directly heat spaces, without converting it to electricity. Based on a detailed analysis of heating needs and solar energy availability around the United...
8-Nov-2021 11:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

It's true: Be nice and others are more likely to be nice to you

When two people meet for the first time, they tend to see the other person as having a similar personality to their own. A friendly and sociable person will tend to see others as friendly and sociable. Someone who is shy and reserved will see those...
3-Nov-2021 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Oregon economist finds polluters sometimes game system to avoid penalties

Eric Zou, an assistant professor in the UO economics department, found that companies and in some cases government agencies will do what they can to help their communities’ air pollution levels meet federal standards, which he documented in a...
1-Nov-2021 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Oregon researchers find COVID-19 hit some pocketbooks harder than others in Oregon

27-Oct-2021 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Oregon team probes new approach to carbon-free biomass process

Amid a global effort to transition to more climate-friendly biofuel options, a UO chemistry professor is helping develop carbon-free fermentation technology. Shannon Boettcher, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, received a $400,000, two-year...
14-Oct-2021 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Oregon researchers look for ways to boost bee-friendly practices

A UO biologist and former UO postdoctoral fellow have looked for ways to incentivize almond growers to adopt bee-friendly practices, such as planting cover crops, adopting permanent pollinator habitat and adopting best management practices for bees.
5-Oct-2021 8:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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SCOTUS Hearings on Mississippi Abortion Law Expert

1-Dec-2021 1:45 PM EST

University of Oregon COP26 Experts

1-Nov-2021 11:05 AM EDT

Expert Available to Speak About U.S. Military Base Impacts in Asia

As President Obama visits Asia and topics include the U.S. military presence in Okinawa and other locations, Mark Gillem is available to provide information about land use decisions by the U.S. military.
15-Nov-2009 7:35 PM EST

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'No Time to Lose' to Start Thinking Sustainability

In a new book, the director of the University of Oregon's Climate Leadership Initiative says that addressing human contributions to global warming requires a mindset tuned to "The Power of Sustainable Thinking." The book targets decision makers in...
19-Sep-2008 1:00 PM EDT

Experts: Civil Liberties & Social Justice

University of Oregon experts: civil disobedience; freedom of speech/Constitutional; immigration; Pakistan, South Asia and Muslim societies; women in Muslim world; poverty, genocide and Darfur; poverty and women; racial inequality; racial politics;...
12-Dec-2007 1:00 PM EST

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People Matter, Too, When Looking at Climate Change

Ron Mitchell, a political scientist at the University of Oregon, is part of an initiative promoting interdisciplinary action through his role in DISCCRS, an National Science Foundation-funded project.
16-Nov-2007 9:00 AM EST

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