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New research and teaching lab coming to Knight Library

Among many other changes, including the new Tykeson Hall and demolition of Hayward Field, University of Oregon students can expect to a new lab in the Knight Library for faculty, graduate educators and students doing research projects and pedagogical work. Although the Academic Design and Innovation Lab will be open …

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UO professor receives $2.5 million grant to research Fanconi anemia using zebrafish

University of Oregon pioneered the use of zebrafish DNA to fight diseases in the 1980s, and with a new $2.5 million grant, researchers may be saving more lives today. John Postlethwait, a biology professor at the UO, recently received $2.5 million from the National Institute of Health to fund Postlethwait’s research on …

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Clusters of Excellence initiative criticized by instructors

In order to raise the University of Oregon’s profile among other research universities, provost Scott Coltrane announced last month 34 new tenure track positions, mainly in the sciences. While these projects are undoubtedly rewarding and beneficial for UO’s image, some are questioning whether this is the best use of the expected cost of …

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Symposium highlights undergraduate achievement, research

Undergraduate students show off their research Thursday afternoon.

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Week in Review: Business, health and science

In case you missed last week’s news: For American Heart Month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted research on how much sodium Americans consume. About 90 percent of Americans eat more than the recommended 2,300 milligrams of sodium each day. For students, food venues on campus don’t offer …

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University researchers detect unsustainable ‘fire deficit’

A University study published last Tuesday diagnosed the American West as in danger of having the highest level of wildfires of the last 3,000 years.

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University research innovations bring in the revenue

Among universities across the country, one avenue to garner recognition and earn accolades is to actively participate in research that professionals in any given field can regularly use and apply.

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