Research grants

UW2020 funds projects to enhance research and infrastructure

September 29, 2016

The initiative seeks to fund research projects that have the potential to fundamentally transform a field of study, as well as projects that require significant development prior to the submission of applications for external funding.

Psychology

Some brains are blind to moving objects

September 28, 2016

As many as half of people are blind to motion in some part of their field of vision, but the deficit doesn’t have anything to do with the eyes.

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Galen McKinley: Carbon dioxide threshold

Galen McKinley and Daniel Vimont, experts on climate change, can comment on new record atmospheric carbon dioxide levels which surpassed… More

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WARF patent drawing exhibit shows artistic side of science

September 27, 2016

For decades, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation has helped UW–Madison inventors transform their ideas into reality, whether it’s a solar cooker, a self-tying shoelace device or even the DNA of the bubonic plague. Now WARF is displaying the visual beauty — and wide variety — of all those ideas.

Faculty

Bacteriology professor Jade Wang named HHMI Faculty Scholar

September 22, 2016

Jue “Jade” Wang, an associate professor of bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has been named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Faculty Scholar.