OSU recognizes climate scientist, computer expert with Distinguished Professor awards

OSU has named Peter Clark and Margaret Burnett as its 2016 Distinguished Professor recipients, the highest academic honor the university can bestow on a faculty member.

Geologist to present Condon Lecture

Ellen Morris Bishop, an Oregon geologist, educator, author, and photographer will present the 2015-16 Thomas Condon Lecture on Feb. 24, at OSU.

Science Pub to explore the future of water in the West

Over the next 50 years, the availability and distribution of water in the West are likely to look very different than they do today – a topic that will be explored by a hydrologist at the Corvallis Science Pub on Monday, Feb. 8.

Climate can grind mountains faster than they can be rebuilt, study indicates

Researchers for the first time have attempted to measure all the material leaving and entering a mountain range over millions of years and discovered that glacial erosion can, under the right circumstances, wear down mountains faster than plate tectonics can build them.

Low-oxygen 'dead zones' in North Pacific linked to past ocean-warming events

A new study has found a link between abrupt ocean warming at the end of the last ice age and the sudden onset of low-oxygen, or hypoxic conditions that led to vast marine dead zones.

Future Cascadia earthquake to be discussed at Corvallis Science Pub

At the Oct. 12 Corvallis Science Pub, Chris Goldfinger will discuss the 13-year research effort that led him to conclude that the Pacific Northwest faces a 37 percent chance of a major break along the southern portion of the Cascadia Subduction Zone, from Northern California to about Newport, in the next 50 years.

Two OSU faculty receive prestigious 'early career' awards

Two Oregon State University faculty members have received prestigious early career awards from national entities.

Oregon State research reaches record, exceeds $308 million

Oregon State University research funding reached $308.9 million, its highest level ever, in the fiscal year that ended on June 30.

New unmanned aircraft center should spur research, growth in evolving technology

As part of the new Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems, officials at OSU are now making plans for the research agenda to help this industry grow and evolve.

Ocean acidification discussion on tap at Corvallis Science Pub

At the May 11 Corvallis Science Pub, George Waldbusser will describe what scientists know about the biological effects of ocean acidification.