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DOE renews funding for Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center; UW–Madison hub to receive $27.5 million for 2023

March 17, 2023

The extension will allow GLBRC scientists to continue foundational research to enable the breakthroughs needed for the cost-effective conversion of non-food plants into low-carbon replacements for jet fuel, diesel and other fossil fuels.


Inaugural Bassam Z. Shakhashiri Public Science Engagement Award recognizes excellence in outreach

March 20, 2023

A conservation scientist with a goal of finding ways to equitably protect tropical forest biodiversity and a teaching faculty member whose outreach work has led to a method for teaching visually impaired students about nanotechnology received the award.

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UW–Madison senior Maxwell Unger, right, talks about his research project done with Mario Cribari, called

Research in the Rotunda: From plastics recycling to imposter phenomenon Several UW–Madison students shared their research in the Wisconsin State Capitol on March 8, in the annual "Research in the Rotunda" event. See more

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UW-Madison engineering talent critical to state, national economic progress

March 16, 2023

A planned new building is a critical starting point in the college’s ability to provide a hands-on education to many more engineering students and help keep pace with industry growth.


From concussions to PFAS: five ways UW research is tackling real-world problems

March 7, 2023

From advanced materials aimed at making athletes safer to medical discoveries that could one day help treat ailments like blindness, here are just a few examples.


UW–Madison’s DDEEA celebrates 15th cohort of Outstanding Women of Color

March 8, 2023

The awardees are chosen based on their engagement in social justice, activism, and advocacy on behalf of disadvantaged and marginalized populations.