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Apr 17
Registration Deadline for Undergraduate Symposium

Registration due April 17th. Participation in the Undergraduate Research Symposium empowers undergraduates to share their ideas, discoveries, and artistic work with the campus...
Registration Deadline for Undergraduate Symposium
April 17

Registration due April 17th.

Participation in the Undergraduate Research Symposium empowers undergraduates to share their ideas, discoveries, and artistic work with the campus and the local community. The event traditionally takes place in the EMU in the style of an academic conference and includes all types of academic research, allowing you to present your work through a poster, oral presentation, creative work, works in progress, or in a performance.

May 1
Science Knight Out with Mike Hahn — Boosting Performance and Improving Human Health 6:30 p.m.

What can we learn about human performance and injury prevention from wearable sensors? These low-profile, wireless instruments are enabling sports scientists like Mike Hahn,...
Science Knight Out with Mike Hahn — Boosting Performance and Improving Human Health
May 1
6:30–8:00 p.m.
Shedd Institute
What can we learn about human performance and injury prevention from wearable sensors? These low-profile, wireless instruments are enabling sports scientists like Mike Hahn, director of the Bowerman Sports Science Center, to crack the code on athletic performance. When combined with machine learning, sensors are improving performance and resilience for athletes around the world.

 

"This blend of technology development and problem solving makes me excited to go to work every day in the Bowerman Sports Science Center," says Dr. Hahn, a professor of Human Physiology who also serves as an Associate Director of the Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance at Oregon.

 

In his talk, "Boosting Performance and Improving Human Health," Dr. Hahn will share his expertise as a biomechanics specialist whose research is focused on lower limb musculoskeletal biomechanics, injury prevention and performance enhancement. He will demonstrate how new sensor technologies and the use of machine learning algorithms are helping to train faster runners and more nimble soccer players — and changing the game for players in all sports. He will explore questions of athletic performance and how new innovations in sports science are making a broader impact on human health.

 

Science Knight Out is a community science lecture that is open to the public and is sponsored by the University of Oregon Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact. The annual event supports the mission of the Knight Campus of science advancing society and the goal of engaging the public in the excitement and creativity of scientific research.

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