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UO researcher finds abusive parenting may have a biological basis

Parents who physically abuse their children appear to have a physiological response that subsequently triggers more harsh parenting when they attempt parenting in warm, positive ways, according to new research.

Around the O: Article outlines UO effort to boost research on obesity

The UO’s strong base in genetics might soon receive a boost that will help expand research into childhood obesity.

UO’s Prevention Science Institute is looking to hire five new assistant and associate professors as part of a Clusters of Excellence proposal to probe the genetic nature of obesity. The effort was highlighted in an article Monday, Sept. 8, in The Register-Guard

Research talk to tackle drinking issues for new college students

College life is on for a new class of students, and with it comes a feeling of dread for parents as their children face the temptations of excessive alcohol use. What’s a parent to do?

Strong Global Communities: International Conference on Prevention Implementation

                                                                                                                                                                                    

Leadership in Times of Change

Event date:Monday, November 6, 2017 - 4:00pm

EMU Redwood Auditorium | November 6, 2017 | 4pm-6pm

Are we at a tipping point? What does leadership look like in times of change? Come join Dr. Charles Martinez, Dr. Ellen McWhirter, Dr. Dan Tichenor, and Carmen Urbina (link is external) for pizza and conversations about leadership, identity, and how we can work toward transformative social change. Free pizza from Falling Sky!

New NIH grant may lead to more targeted interventions

Elizabeth Skowron, an associate professor of counseling psychology in the College of Education, has been awarded a $3.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study why one particular intervention works better than others.

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