Tag Grants

UW among recipients of grants from Evjue Foundation

June 5, 2019

The charitable arm of The Capital Times has announced that its directors have approved $1,812,000 in grants, including $370,500 to the UW for more than two dozen projects and programs during the coming year.

Dementia: Can a “friendly visit” play a role in keeping seniors safe at home?

April 15, 2019

As part of a grant in the UW–Madison School of Medicine and Public Health. Wisconsin paramedics take training intended to help them become “friendly visitors” with seniors showing signs of dementia.

UW–Madison researcher awarded “Make Our Planet Great Again” grant

March 14, 2019

Professor Carol E. Lee has just been awarded a grant from the French government to investigate the ability of plankton to evolve and adapt to a changing climate.

Where the ocean meets the sky, chemists look for clues to our climate

November 29, 2018

Chemists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison are studying how our past, present and future climates are affected by a complex aerosol made up of seawater, air and bits of organic matter from the organisms that call the ocean home.

UW-Madison’s Center for Financial Security receives funding for research on financially vulnerable

November 1, 2018

The RDRC center at UW–Madison will explore the financial well-being of financially vulnerable families, older people, people with disabilities, low-wealth households, and children.

Center for Trustworthy Machine Learning established with $10 million NSF grant

October 31, 2018

UW-Madison is part of a consortium that received a $10 million NSF grant that will work toward understanding the risks inherent to machine learning, and developing the tools, metrics and methods to manage and mitigate these risks.

WARF announces annual grant figures and 2018 Innovation Award winners

October 19, 2018

WARF has granted the university $73 million for the 2018-19 academic year, along with $12.5 million for the Morgridge Institute for Research, in its annual investment in UW–Madison-based research and education.

WARF announces annual grant figures and Innovation Award winners

October 18, 2018

Capping a day devoted to advancing campus innovators, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) announced that it has granted the university $73 million for the 2018-19 academic year.

New funding opportunity supports research into contemporary social problems

October 2, 2018

The grants will fund research with implications for promoting economic prosperity, enhancing social and psychological well-being, and improving health outcomes in the U.S.

NSF awards UW $3 million to advance quantum physics, technology

September 24, 2018

The three UW–Madison grants are among 25 in an NSF initiative to fund major advances in quantum physics. In 2016, the agency identified quantum research as one of its 10 top funding priorities.

Next generation Large Hadron Collider relies on UW–Madison computing

September 19, 2018

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

September 14, 2018

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

September 11, 2018

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

August 30, 2018

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

August 14, 2018

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

July 17, 2018

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.