The Research Institute at WOU


The Research Institute (TRI) at Western Oregon University improves the quality of life for individuals by facilitating positive change in education, health, and human services systems.

TRI Centers

Center on Evaluation, Technology & Research
Center on Early Learning and Youth Development
Center on Deaf-Blindness
Center on Student & Community Services

News & Events

PacNW Driver & Traffic Safety Conference

Mar 1, 2019

The upcoming conference will be held March 1, 2 & 3th,  2019 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Airport.  More information will be coming later this year with registration opening in January, 2019.  Stay tuned!!

American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association

Jul 21, 2019

The 2019 conference will be held July 21-24 in Burlington, Vermont. See the ADTSEA website for more details.

Oregon Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association

Oct 12, 2019

The Fall Traffic Safety Conference is hosted by the ODTSEA and supported by a grant from the ODOT Transportation Safety Division. The goal of this conference is to provide a quality professional growth activity for traffic safety educators. Conference sessions enable attendees to gain new information and insights on topics pertinent to the field, as well as provide an opportunity to interact with their peers from the region.
See ODTSEA website for more details.

Project Spotlight: Creating Supports for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

Jun 6, 2018

A brief overview of the new VOCA Campus Outreach and Advocacy Program, with an interview from Abby’s House Director Aislinn Addington, Ph.D., about what we can expect going forward.


Project Spotlight: Investigating Executive Function Concerns in Infants and Toddlers

May 23, 2018

An overview of Project EF, with an interview from Principal Investigator Dr. Patti Blasco on recent developments.

Project Spotlight: Reaching Out to an Underserved Population

May 9, 2018

An overview of the Oregon DeafBlind Project, with an interview from Project Director Jan Hearing on their goals for the next few years.

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