The goal of the CCRP is to be a resource and research center for school district faculty and administrators, university faculty and administrators, and pre-service teachers to explore and integrate culturally responsive pedagogy and practices in P-20 educational settings.
The Brenden-Colson Center for Pancreatic Care is a patient-centric research hub for programs that focus on three main areas essential for alleviating suffering from pancreatic diseases: Early Detection, Advanced Therapy, and Quality of Life.
Housed within the Papé Family Pediatric Research Institute, the Center for Global Child Health Research is committed to improving the outcomes of child health worldwide, with an especial focus on resource-poor settings and populations.
Funded since 2004, the main focus of the Center for Healthy Communities is to collaborate and partner with Native and other communities to explore various health disparities and potential ways to address these disparities.
The OHSU Center for Regenerative Medicine is dedicated to helping patients regenerate tissue lost to disease, trauma, and aging by developing therapies utilizing the body’s proteins and progenitor cells.
OCCSB involves top scientists from across many disciplines to develop better methods of detecting and treating cancers. A systems biology approach means a comprehensive look at all spatial scales, from the tiniest (molecular level) through the whole person, over time.
The Center for Spoken Language Understanding is one of the country's premier centers for speech and language technology research. What makes us unique is our emphasis on diagnostic, remedial, and assistive applications to neurological disorders.
The OCTRI Community Research Hub is a centralized office, located in Bend Oregon, through which researchers and community members and organizations can be connected and supported in order to facilitate, grow and strengthen Community Engaged Research.
The Institute on Development and Disability at OHSU works with patients, families, clinicians, researchers and many other professionals to meet the goal of improving the lives of people with disabilities.
The Layton Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Center is one of the 31 NIA Alzheimer's Disease Centers in the U.S. and the only one of its kind in Oregon. Our center is recognized as a national leader in dementia care and research.
The central commitment of the OHSU Bob and Charlee Moore Institute for Nutrition & Wellness is to reduce the prevalence of chronic diseases across the lifespan in current and future generations by promoting healthy, nutrient-rich diets based on whole-foods – before conception, during pregnancy and lactation, and in infancy and early childhood.
The OHSU Brain Institute is dedicated to understanding, healing, and protecting the brain through cutting-edge research, outstanding patient care, innovative public education, and training of future neuroscience leaders for Oregon and the world.
OHSU Collaborations and Entrepreneurship launches startup companies based on OHSU technologies and cultivates new partnerships at the university to support cutting-edge innovations and to improve the well-being of Oregonians and beyond.
The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, known as one of the pioneers in personalized cancer medicine, is an international leader in research and cancer treatment. Driven by its mission to end cancer as we know it, the institute is building upon its expertise in targeted treatments to advance the early detection of cancer when the disease is most treatable.
The Oregon Center for Aging & Technology (ORCATECH) brings life's data to life. By using technology to assess health and activity in the home, ORCATECH is transforming clinical research into behavioral health and independent aging.
The Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences is dedicated to health and safety in the workforce. Our mission is to promote health, and prevent disease and disability among working Oregonians and their families during their employment years and through retirement.
As one of the seven National Primate Research Centers (NPRCs) supported by the National Institutes of Health, our mandate is help people across generations live longer, healthier lives through scientific breakthroughs.
The Oregon Stem Cell Center conducts basic and applied research in the field of Stem Cell Biology with the long term goal to harness the properties of stem cells for regenerative medicine and cell therapy.
The Portland Alcohol Research Center investigates genes that enhance risk of or convey protection against alcohol use problems. The Center's goal is to help find new therapies to improve treatment and prevention.
accine and Gene Therapy Institute develops research and teaching programs to respond to infectious disease threats, including AIDS, chronic viral infection-associated diseases, newly emerging diseases, and infectious diseases of the elderly.
The Vollum Institute is a privately endowed research institute at Oregon Health & Science University dedicated to basic research that will lead to new treatments for neurological and psychiatric diseases.
Oregon Tech’s Population Health Management Research Center (PHMRC) was founded in September of 2015 as a community-based, collaborative organization contributing to research and programs that support community health. The PHMRC is located off campus, and serves as an academic hub for research partnerships in an environment that offers students experiential learning in a professional setting.
ATAMI’s research focus is on advanced materials, processes and manufacturing and very-large-scale Internet of Things. The Institute's mission is to drive economic development in Oregon through research and technology development in new fields originating at OSU.
The Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing seeks to improve health, to better use natural and agricultural resources, to understand the global environment, and to develop new bio-based products and energy sources.
The Center for Small Farms and Community Food Systems is an outgrowth of the OSU Extension Service Small Farms program. It expands the program's work with small farms production and marketing to provide a platform for collaboration across OSU and Oregon, which will help the Center support farmers and build strong local and regional food systems.
The Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies brings together university and NOAA researchers in a multidisciplinary collaborative to address the marine environment and sustainable use and management of marine resources.
The Electron Microscopy Facility at Oregon State University (OSU) is a service facility providing faculty, staff, students, and Industrial collaborators access to electron microscopes and related instrumentation.
The Environmental Health Sciences Center, funded by the National Institutes of Health, conducts interdisciplinary studies on environmental stressors and toxicants, including sources of exposure and natural defenses.
The Hallie Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families promotes the development and wellbeing of children, youth, and families by generating, translating, and sharing interdisciplinary, research-based knowledge.
The Linus Pauling Institute investigates the role of vitamins and essential minerals (micronutrients) and chemicals from plants (phytochemicals) in human aging, immune function, and chronic diseases, especially heart disease, cancer, and neurodegenerative diseases.
The Marine Mammal Institute is a one-of-a-kind, multi-disciplinary facility where researchers from around the world discover and preserve critical habitats of target species and study their interactions with the environment and human activities.
The Materials Synthesis and Characterization Facility is both an open user facility and an innovation center, providing expertise in thin-film deposition, device fabrication, and materials analysis and serving as a hub for materials and device development.
The Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition and Preventive Health conducts multidisciplinary studies on nutrition, childhood obesity and related topics, and helps promote healthy eating throughout Oregon and beyond.
"NPIC provides objective, science-based information about pesticides and pesticide-related topics to enable people to make informed decisions about pesticides and their use. NPIC is a cooperative agreement between Oregon State University and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency."
NPIC Product Research Online (NPRO) A pesticide research tool with product and ingredient information from EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Pesticide Product Information System (PPIS) data files
The Oregon Climate Change Research Institute, created by the Oregon Legislature, is a network of researchers at Oregon Universities, as well as federal and state labs, to foster climate change research, serve as a clearinghouse for climate information and provide climate change information to the public.
The Oregon Space Grant Consortium is a statewide network of universities, museums, educators, researchers, students and scientists promoting STEM education while recruiting and training NASA's next workforce.
Oregon Sea Grant, part of the national network of NOAA Sea Grant College Programs, promotes environmental stewardship, long-term economic development and responsible use of America’s coastal and ocean resources.
The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences operates research vessels out of the Ship Operations facility located at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, Oregon. CEOAS is also the lead institution in the design and construction of the next Regional Class Research Vessel.
This station serves as a hub supporting student learning, scientific research, community priorities, and economic opportunities, and supports access to the region’s unique marine and terrestrial ecosystem.
The Radiation Center’s specialized experimental and lab facilities, including the Oregon State TRIGA Reactor (OSTR) and thermal hydraulic test facilities, serve the entire Oregon University System as well as other organizations nationally and internationally.
The STEM Research Center enhances understanding of how individuals with diverse life circumstances and identities become lifelong learners, practitioners and researchers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).
The Sun Grant Initiative is a national program established to create new solutions for America's needs and to revitalize rural communities by working with land-grant universities and their federal and state laboratory partners on research, education and extension programs.
The Center for Electron Microscopy and Nanofabrication is a service center at Portland State and a signature research facility of the Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnology Institute, a collaboration between Oregon's research universities, Pacific Northwest National Laboratories and industry partners.
The Center for Life in Extreme Environments (CLEE) seeks to foster transformative, interdisciplinary research to advance our understanding of the boundaries of life and to identify mechanisms for survival in future planetary extremes.
The Center for Public Service provides individuals and public sector and non-profit organizations access to the intellectual resources and practical experience of the Hatfield School of Government in order to improve governance, civic capacity and public management locally, regionally, nationally and around the globe.
The Center includes a comprehensive and interdisciplinary set of academic programs that will contribute to the vitality of the real estate industry by educating students through degree and continuing education programs, and by conducting applied and academic research.
Our Turkish Center is an interdisciplinary institution that brings together faculty and students from across campus and other institutions of higher education throughout the United States, Turkey, and Cyprus.
With the support of our sponsor, the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban 汉办) and our partner, Soochow University (苏州大学) in China, the goal of CIPSU is to promote a deeper understanding of Chinese language and culture in the greater Portland area and to foster mutually beneficial educational exchanges between the United States and China.
Criminal Justice Policy Research Institute is a multi-disciplinary research unit serving the entire PSU community, but affiliated with the Criminology and Criminal Justice Division of the School of Government.
The Institute was created to better connect the university to issues of concern to communities in the six-county Portland-Vancouver Metropolitan Area, and to bring new attention to key issues of metropolitan significance.
The National Policy Consensus Center, in the Hatfield School of Government, is a leader nationally and in Oregon for providing the knowledge, skills, and approaches needed for communities, leaders, and organizations from all sectors to address challenges together.
he Office of Academic Innovation (OAI) originated through faculty leadership, feedback and ideas in 2013. We serve as a catalyst for innovative ideas in higher education to ensure that educators are well equipped to teach with joy and ease, building engaged, lifelong learners.
Our goal is to make census and other demographic information easily accessible to Oregonians and to provide timely, accurate, and relevant analyses of demographic related issues faced by the state of Oregon.
For the last 47 years, the Regional Research Institute for Human Services (RRI) has been dedicated to improving the design, management, practice, and evaluation of human services and social service delivery systems.
The Research Experience for Undergraduates program is intended to allow undergraduate students a chance to perform research in a working scientific lab and to facilitate interaction with faculty advisors from all fields.
The Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC) at Portland State University is an interdisciplinary research center that pulls together the voices and expertise of a wide range of backgrounds to collectively shape the ways we move through the world. TREC supports collaborative research and education, informs transportation decision making, and provides transportation insights for strong and thriving communities.
EVIC searches for common sense, non-partisan solutions to identified problems in election administration that are backed by solid empirical evidence and tailored to the conditions of the time and jurisdiction, and that may or may not include the administration of early voting.
SOURCE is the only university-affiliated research center in Southern Oregon. Using Southern Oregon University resources and faculty, we provide evaluation and applied research in a wide variety of areas. We serve various types of organizations including government agencies, nonprofits and businesses.
This multidisciplinary research center generates, supports, and disseminates research on gender and all aspects of women’s lives. A member of the National Council for Research on Women, the center is one of 95 women’s research and policy centers in the United States and among 300 such centers in more than 80 countries.
The committee is a grassroots organization working to increase the number and career success of women scientists and engineers. In addition to providing avenues for networking and mentoring of scientists and engineers at all levels, it works closely in an advisory capacity with many institutions, government organizations, and departments to create a professional workplace that provides an equal opportunity for discovery.
The institute performs interdisciplinary research at the nexus of ecological, economic, and social sustainability, resolving complex problems and enabling communities to sustain economies and environmental systems through investigation and analysis of natural resource management, land use, climate change, rural development, transportation, renewable energy, natural hazards, and environmental education.
Institute for Fundamental Science
The Institute for Fundamental Science supports research with the primary aim of understanding, exploring, and extending the fundamental laws of nature — with an emphasis on the consequences for observable phenomena. The center brings together University of Oregon investigations in experimental and theoretical high energy particle physics, astrophysics, and astronomy, and is complemented by a variety of inquiries into other foundational topics.
*Note: The Center for High Energy Physics (CHEP) and the Institute of Theoretical Science have merged into the (provisionally named) Institute for Fundamental Science.
For more than 40 years, the Institute for Policy Research and Engagement (formerly the Community Service Center) has linked the skills, expertise, and innovation of higher education with local planning, economic development, and environmental issues to improve quality of life for Oregon communities and residents.
The Institute of Ecology and Evolution, established in 2002 as the Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, promotes and facilitates research and graduate education in ecology and evolutionary biology. The institute encourages scientific interactions among its members and between members and the wider academic community.
The University of Oregon offers a wide variety of research and training opportunities in contemporary molecular, structural, cellular, and developmental biology. The institute fosters research and training in contemporary biology at the molecular level by bringing scientists from biology, chemistry, and physics into a common intellectual and physical space.
The Institute of Neuroscience is an interdisciplinary research group of scientists, with faculty members and students drawn from the Departments of Biology, Human Physiology, and Psychology. Its laboratories offer graduate and postdoctoral training in the neurosciences with projects that address the development of the nervous system and human cognitive processes.
The purpose of the Materials Science Institute is to study the structure and properties of materials, to educate in the sciences of materials, and to serve Oregon as a resource in these sciences. Since 1985, the institute has more than tripled the size of its research program, developed four new graduate programs in materials, and contributed to the state’s prosperity through collaboration with more than 25 Oregon companies.
The center researches the application of computer science and numerical computation to problems with brain modeling and imaging. High-performance computing plays a significant role in the research at the center.
The center encompasses research in basic and applied aspects of optics in physics and physical chemistry. Members of the center are instructors in physics and chemistry; associate members are from these departments as well as from institutions outside the university; students—undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral—are involved in all aspects of research at the center.
The center is the sole interdisciplinary umbrella organization for the humanities at the University of Oregon. It seeks to promote and strengthen the humanities both on campus and in the broader community by supporting faculty research and teaching, fostering collaboration among the disciplines, and sponsoring a wide variety of public programs.
Founded in 1930, the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology is the third-oldest marine laboratory on the Pacific Coast. The 130-acre campus, located about two hours from Eugene, maintains housing and research facilities for visiting investigators and students from other institutions. Members of the resident faculty are from the UO Department of Biology, conducting research on the development, ecology, evolution, and physiology of marine organisms worldwide from the intertidal zone to the deep sea.
The Prevention Science Institute is a multidisciplinary institute focused on understanding human development, preventing behavioral health problems, and implementing effective interventions in community settings, engaging in research on social and emotional processes among children, adolescents, and families to improve their lives and well-being throughout their lifespan. The institute also provides vital professional and research training for graduate and undergraduate students.
Center on Early Learning and Youth Development (CELYD) works to improve the quality of care and education available to all children and their families in order to promote optimal development and full inclusion in their family, community and society.
The Center on Evaluation, Technology & Research (CETR) has a dual focus. Members conduct research and evaluations that are rigorous, successful, and provide useful, timely, and accurate results and reports, as well as provide data management and technological solutions for collecting and presenting information