Dramatically shortening the timeline between discovery and societal impact through world-class research, training, and entrepreneurship in a nimble scientific enterprise.
The University of Oregon's Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact is an ambitious $1 billion initiative to fast-track scientific discoveries into innovations that improve quality of life for people in Oregon, the nation, and the world. The Knight Campus will work to reshape the state’s public higher education landscape by training new generations of scientists, engaging in new interdisciplinary research, forging tighter ties with industry and entrepreneurs, and creating new educational opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students.
Robert E. Guldberg, a mechanical engineer well-versed in medical research and entrepreneurship, is the incoming executive director of the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact.
Impact and Curiosity Come to Life
The University of Oregon unveiled architectural renderings of the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact, revealing a singular design where impact and curiosity will come to life.
OHSU and UO partnership
To further catalyze discovery and scientific impact, OHSU President Joe Robertson and UO President Michael Schill have called for increased partnerships between OHSU and UO faculty. Three areas are currently being explored: research collaborations, educational programs, and administrative policies.
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