Oregon Experts

Geri Richmond

Hot Topic Spokespeople

The University of Oregon is changing the way we think about everything from the drought to germs, and childhood obesity to sporting goods. We are reshaping the world through green chemistry, and examining life at the nano-scale. We're home to many of the world's elite researchers, and our experts are available for media interview and related requests.

Oregon in the News

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Making Headlines

The discovery of one of North America’s oldest known artifacts. A new way of treating arsenic-contaminated water to make it safe to drink. A student concludes that people likely rolled the hats that rest atop Easter Island's famous structures. Big things happen here. And the media have noticed.

Oregon Research

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Experiment with Research

The University of Oregon is deeply committed to both pure and applied research. We collaborate, break down barriers, and find better ways. It’s what we do. For the health and welfare of those in Oregon, the nation, and the world, we are working together to become greater than the sum of our parts.



Study using zebrafish finds the abundance of bacteria is not the driving force for regulating a balanced and healthy environment.

While application is down the road, these tiny organic circular structures could be used in solar cells, light-emitting diodes and medical diagnostics.