SSTAR Lab project will connect Native students with financial support
UW–Madison will collaborate on a project to give Native students a comprehensive resource of college-level financial aid programs and policies.
DOE renews funding for Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center; UW–Madison hub to receive $27.5 million for 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.
Baldwin Wisconsin Idea grants awarded
Eight projects and 10 seed projects show the range of how UW–Madison faculty, staff and students can collaborate with community members to co-create and share knowledge and solutions that will benefit and enrich the lives of the people of Wisconsin, the nation and the world.
Latest round of Research Forward supports cross-campus collaborations and diversity
The projects range from probing the origins of the universe, to examining the negative effects of poverty on adolescent academic success, to developing a new type of anti-tumor vaccine that can be used to treat cancer.
32 faculty honored with Vilas professorships and awards
Seventeen professors were named to Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorships, nine professors received Vilas Faculty Mid-Career Investigator Awards; and six professors received Vilas Faculty Early Career Investigator Awards.
Microbiome Challenge identifies winning projects, from wound healing to smart probiotics
The grants provide funding not readily available from government agencies to build momentum behind technologies with high societal impact and revenue potential.
Project to create anti-racism education wins Mellon grant
The project will collect oral histories and information, particularly regarding the lived experiences of Black and Native students, to create the new curricula.
Research effort driving advances to combat traumatic brain injuries
A team of researchers led by University of Wisconsin–Madison mechanical engineer Christian Franck is working on better ways to detect concussions and better protective equipment to prevent them.
WARF announces annual grant for UW research
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, which obtains patents on UW inventions and licenses them to industry, has granted the university and the Morgridge Institute for Research a combined $100.3 million for 2020-21.
Wisconsin Partnership Program announces $6 million in grants to health equity initiatives
Initiatives that address the health of Black men and women, prevent suicide among Wisconsin farmers and promote economic stability and restorative justice are among the six award recipients.
UW–Madison awarded grant to develop educational pathways for Native youth
The Wisconsin Land-Grant System Partnership for Advancing Native Education Pathways seeks to advance the academic achievement and pursuit of STEM interests of Native American students by integrating Indigenous knowledge and methods.
The Grainger Foundation pledges $32 million to UW–Madison College of Engineering
The funding is aimed at attracting a diverse pool of students and faculty leaders and to create the Grainger Dean of the College of Engineering endowment.
Research Core Revitalization Program funds upgrades to shared resources on campus
These resources allow the university to support many investigators at once by maintaining and upgrading high-end instrumentation that would be cost-prohibitive for any single lab.