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June 12, 2024 – Researchers at UO identified those gaps as they created a comprehensive, searchable database of 111 empirical studies on four-day school weeks. Sean Grant, PhD, a research associate professor at PSI, helped compile the HEDCO research dashboard.
May 8, 2024 – That was the case even though the children were raised by adoptive–not birth–parents. Research team, led by Leslie Leve, a professor in the UO College of Education and scientist with the Prevention Science Institute.
April 29, 2024 – Social connectedness, a feeling of belonging at school and in the community, can play an important role in suicide prevention among high-risk teens, new research from the University of Oregon finds.
April 18, 2024 – Stephanie Shire, PhD, associate professor of Early Childhood Special Education at the University of Oregon, focuses her current research on young children with autism and their families.
April 17, 2024 – New research suggests that adolescence is the crucial intervention point for steering young women away from the criminal justice system. Leslie Leve, PhD, involved in research.
April 16, 2024 – A new analysis of childhood opportunity shows that Portland is a relatively good place to raise children. Leslie Leve, PhD, associate director of the Prevention Science Institute, gives expert commentary.
April 3, 2024 – Professor Samantha Shune, PhD, an expert on aging and mealtime, troubleshoots this frequent problem of dementia.
March 20, 2024 – In the latest edition of the College of Education's Research Briefly video series hear from Dean Laura Lee McIntyre, who discusses an NIH funded study that looks at the long-term effects of COVID-related school closures. Research Briefly is dedicated to highlighting remarkable research and grant awards within the COE.
March 19, 2024 – Senior Scientist John Seeley, PhD, who is also a professor and associate dean for research in prevention science and special education at the UO, is a co-investigator on the project at the Oregon Research Institute.
March 15, 2024 – Emily Tanner-Smith, Thomson Professor and Executive Director of the HEDCO Institute for Evidence-Based Educational Practice, has been appointed as an Associate Editor at Prevention Science, the official journal of the Society for Prevention Research.