News Archive

Does Exercise Change your Brain?

Researchers at Colorado State University and colleagues at the University of Illinois in Urbana scanned the brains of older men and women to see whether and how exercise affects aging brains.

Categories: Research Dissemination

Type: News

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New Grants Reflect Breadth of ORI Research

From the effect of TV food commercials on teens' weight gain to genetic analysis of adult addictive behavior, newly funded grants reflect the breadth of ORI's research programs.

Categories: New Grant Award

Type: News

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Is Your Grocery Store Making you Fat?

Researchers at Cornell University's Food and Brand Lab identified 100 changes that grocers could use to make it easier for shoppers to make healthier food selections.

Categories: Research Dissemination

Type: News

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Welcome Tom Dishion, Ph.D.

ORI is pleased to welcome longtime collaborator Tom Dishion, Ph.D., as an ORI senior scientist.

Categories: Press Releases

Type: News

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Sonja Yokum Named Research Scientist

Sonja Yokum, Ph.D., has been promoted to Research Scientist at ORI. She has been as associate scientist here since 2006.

Categories: Awards & Recognition

Type: News

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ORI's work is featured in Open for Business Magazine

ORI and other Eugene based firms are featured in the cover article - "EdTech Evolution; How combining education and technology can create a new cluster for innovation."

Categories: ORI in the news

Type: News

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Creating Nurturing Environments

Stand for Children sponsors a free talk by ORI Senior Scientist Tony Biglan.  Weds., May 13, 7-8 pm at ORI.

Categories: Event at ORI

Type: Event at ORI

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ORI receives award from Oregon Psychological Association

The Oregon Psychological Association (OPA) presented their “Outstanding Service Award” to ORI. This award is given to an individual or organization who, through their work, have promoted

Categories: Awards & Recognition

Type: News

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Society of Behavioral Medicine Honors Scientist

ORI scientist Herb Severson, Ph.D., has received a prestigious award from the Society of Behavioral Medicine for outstanding work in translating behavioral medicine from research into practice.

Categories: Awards & Recognition

Type: News

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The Perils of Smokeless Tobacco

The New York Times editors call on FDA to impose strict rules on marketing & use of e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco.

Categories: Press Releases

Type: News

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