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Project seeking participants for online exercise classes.

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ORI's Exercise & Healthy Aging research team is seeking people 65 years or older to participate in free online Tai Ji Quan classes.  

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Using Smart Speakers To Teach Positive Parenting

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ORI research scientists were recently funded to use smart speaker technology to provide caregivers the parenting tools and skills they need to support youth with challenging behaviors.

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Prediction of Nicotine Metabolism and Consumption

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ORI scientist Andrew Bergen PhD and colleagues have demonstrated the ability to predict the nicotine biomarkers of cigarette smokers of multiple ethnicities using statistical and machine learning. ...

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ORI Mourns Passing of Charles Turner, Ph.D.

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It is with great sadness that ORI mourns the loss of Senior Scientist Charles W. Turner, who passed away on Friday, August 21.

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ORI Statement on Black Lives Matter and Anti-Racism

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At Oregon Research Institute, we stand together with the Black community against racism in all forms, racial injustice, and racial discrimination. The recent wave of protests and demonstrations in the

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Rebooting Capitalism - New book by Anthony Biglan, ORI Senior Scientist

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In this call to action, Dr. Biglan outlines the importance of behavioral science to create lasting positive changes across all sectors of society.

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Parenting during the pandemic

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To help parents navigate these challenging times Triple P: Positive Parenting Program has created free materials that address some of the specific challenges parents are facing. Available here.

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Sarah Hampson, ORI Senior Scientist retires

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Sarah Hampson is retiring from her research career and has been named Scientist Emerita at ORI.

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Co-Use of Pain & Sleep Medications Increase Risk of Frailty in Older Adults

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Researchers from the Oregon Research Institute (ORI) and Florida Atlantic University (FAU) are the first to demonstrate statistically significant links between self-reported regular use of ...

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Recently Funded!

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John Seeley, Ph.D., Richard Farmer, Ph.D.,  & colleagues received funding for two federal research grants. The funders are the IES/U.S. Department of Education & the National Institute on ...

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