Oregon Undergraduate Research Journal: Vol. 19 No. 1

 

Recent Submissions

  • Aghel, Parsa (University of Oregon, 2021-06)
    The term Anthropocene, denoting the era where human activity is the greatest influence on the environment and climate, marks a new era of climate change theory and understanding. This paper, though, looks at existing ...
  • Mingus, Kyra (University of Oregon, 2021-06)
    Biases and heuristics are mental shortcuts that help guide our daily decision making and cognitive processing but can often lead us astray when they account for inaccurate or misinterpreted information. In this review I ...
  • Grove, Cassian (University of Oregon, 2021-06)
    The vilification and subsequent destruction of feminine robots is a surprisingly common trope in film and literature. This essay draws connections between three very different works—Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, Villier’s ...
  • Sproul, Conrad (University of Oregon, 2021-06)
    In the 1950s, psychedelic drugs were the subject of extensive psychiatric research in the United States. By 1960, they had been found to be non-addictive, to have remarkable safety profiles, and to potentially be able to ...
  • Unknown author (University of Oregon, 2021-06)
    Editorial board for Volume 19 Issue 1 Spring 2021 of Oregon Undergraduate Research Journal
  • Lake, Anna (University of Oregon, 2021-06)
    This photo series was taken while out in the field for a class at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB), the coastal campus of the University of Oregon. These pictures represent the small intricacies in the beautifully ...
  • von Raven, Billy (University of Oregon, 2021-06)
    “A Child’s Map of a Future World” is a mixed media work on wood panel that investigates how a future descendant might map a world of climate breakdown using accumulated everyday fragments. These fragments were chosen ...
  • Millar, Lanie (University of Oregon, 2021-06)
    What does it mean to do research during a global pandemic? Many of us have grappled with challenges and tragedies over the past year, but we also acquired new skills as our educational lives shifted largely or entirely ...
  • Chambrose, Starla (University of Oregon, 2021-06)
    As for many students this past year, the COVID-19 pandemic completely derailed my research plans. I had been working on my thesis in a lab in the Institute of Ecology and Evolution since the winter of my sophomore year. ...
  • Bauer, Temerity (University of Oregon, 2021-06)
    Our research community at the University of Oregon is a brain. Each researcher represents a singular neuron, microglia, ion transport channel or other part of the complex machinery that plays a crucial role in our ‘brain’ ...