UO President Supports Research

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon president was in Salem this week reinforcing the importance of funding valuable university research. Research professors at the UO say the field has received less and less funding over the years. While they understand the budget strain everyone’s under, they hope the president’s testimony could at least help … Continue reading »

UO Faculty React to Research Fraud Study

EUGENE, Ore. — A recent study finds fraud in scientific research has grown at a concerning rate since the 1970s. The study includes a review of more than 2,000 retractions in medical and biological peer-reviewed journals. However, University of Oregon staff who work in the science research department say the percentage, out of the 22 … Continue reading »

Researchers Try to Capture Wave Energy

NEWPORT, Ore. — Oregon State University researchers are trying to capture the energy of waves with a new piece of technology. Last week, the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Innovations group placed a wave energy buoy two miles off Yaquina Head. They are gathering data on its potential impact on marine life. Scientists say this … Continue reading »

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