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Next generation Large Hadron Collider relies on UW–Madison computing

The University of Wisconsin Center for High Throughput Computing will receive $2.2 million dollars to help develop software to support an upgrade in the Large Hadron Collider.

Power-hungry data centers may help make a more efficient national electric grid

Researchers from UW–Madison and the University of Chicago will explore the idea that data centers could make the power grid more flexible with a $1.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative is open for round five proposals

UW2020 supports collaborative, multidisciplinary research projects that are high-risk, high-impact, and transformative as well as those that require the acquisition of shared instruments or equipment that will open new avenues for research.

UW–Madison center takes lead in improving mental health services in Great Lakes region

A new UW–Madison tech transfer center funded by a $3.7 million federal grant will provide training and technical assistance to support the region’s mental health workforce, covering treatment and recovery services.

Competition attracts future grants, jump starts research and student careers

Recipients of Fall Research Competition awards are thankful for the funding to help them acquire the resources they need, but perhaps most important, they say, is the student support they are able to provide.

Data Science Initiative supports faculty research

Ten highly innovative projects, addressing such diverse topics as the microbiome, climate change, limnology, Alzheimer's disease, genomics and math, have been chosen to receive funding.

NEH grant to reunite radio history

Communication Arts associate professor Eric Hoyt is a leader of Unlocking the Airwaves, a collaborative project that will bring together split archival material from the National Association of Educational Broadcasters and create a resource for scholars, educators and the public.

UW-Madison cloud computing research moves into new phase

UW-Madison is part of a team of campuses receiving nearly $10 million, collectively, from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to further develop cloud computing infrastructure and enable high-level research by scientists around the country.

UW-Madison launches data science initiative

“The pace of change in the data science field is extremely rapid, and we think the data science initiative is one very good way to keep UW–Madison research on pace with those changes,” says Associate Vice Chancellor Steve Ackerman.

Reflective art installation displays beauty, intrigue of genetics

Pictures obtained from Ahna Skop’s exploration of the cell — as well as striking images from other UW–Madison research projects — will serve as a basis for a traveling art exhibit, “Genetic Reflections.”

Sea Grant project seeks to protect 22 Lake Michigan coastal communities

Wisconsin Sea Grant is launching a new project to cut erosion and protect Lake Michigan shoreline homes, beaches and harbors.

The School of Music officially enters the digital age

This fall, the Mead Witter School of Music will add a new studio to Humanities: the Electro-Acoustic Research Space (EARS). Located in a former classroom, EARS will be stuffed with the latest electronic music equipment, and will be available to faculty, students, and collaborators within the School of Music and in other departments.