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Managing an epidemic with a groundbreaking public health project
Biomedical Science

Managing an epidemic with a groundbreaking public health project

Scientists at Oregon State University acted swiftly to the greatest public health emergency of our time, leveraging the College of Science’s unique capabilities in biomedical research and the quantitative sciences to investigate and contain the coronavirus crisis.

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Statistics

Statistics assistant professor receives Ecampus award for teaching excellence

The College of Science is proud to congratulate Charlotte Wickham, an assistant professor in the statistics department, for receiving the 2020 Ecampus Excellence in Online Teaching and Student Engagement Award.

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News

Stats department counts the ways instructor saves the day

Senior statistics instructor Katie Jager went above and beyond to support her colleagues transition to remote teaching.

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Statistics

International Bayesian statistics and data science conference comes to Oregon

The four-day data science conference, August 11-14, 2020, will include two days of tutorials followed by talks, posters, open discussions and statistical modeling.

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Research

New grants to advance science that benefits humankind

How are devastating plant diseases are spread? Is there a better way to predict HIV prevalence in a city? How can we detect toxic algae blooms before they occur? And which of the thousands of metal-organic frameworks can be used for storing and separating gases, like CO2 from industrial plants? Four faculty members received College of Science Research and Innovation Seed (SciRIS-II) awards this February to pursue answers to these questions over the course of the next year.

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Faculty and Staff

Celebrating teaching and advising excellence

The College of Science celebrated its 2020 Winter Teaching and Advising Awards with faculty, advisors and students on February 13 to recognize exceptional teaching and advising, both areas of distinction in the College. 

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Alumni and Friends

Alumnus highlights important role of statisticians in clinical trials

Alumnus Ben Lyons (Ph.D. ’97) has taken his passion for biostatistics far, carving out a successful career in biotechnology and the pharmaceutical industry.

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Faculty and Staff

Making green energy safer for wildlife with statistics

Statistician Lisa Madsen and collaborators help estimate the total mortality of birds and bats at wind farms.

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Statistics

Statistician who helped create new data science curriculum for California high schools joins OSU

The College of Science welcomes James Molyneux, who joined the Department of Statistics as an assistant professor in Fall 2018.

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Biomedical Science

Synergies unleashed to tackle human health and disease

OSU scientists take an interdisciplinary approach to human health, working across the life, physical and mathematical sciences to spur fresh thinking and innovations.

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Research

From scientific ideas to innovative solutions in the marketplace

The College of Science launches Innovation Days, a series of workshops for faculty to spur innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Faculty and Staff

New leader in statistics explores intersection of natural resources and quantitative science

The College of Science welcomes Lisa Ganio as its new Head of the Department of Statistics effective December 1, 2018.