Tag Research

Research by team of grad students cited in Mueller Report

April 23, 2019

When news stories started coming out about Twitter accounts from Russia pretending to be American citizens during the 2016 U.S. Presidential elections, some UW–Madison graduate students undertook research to see how U.S. media handled those tweets.

UW Changes Lives: Advice, research boosts Wisconsin potato growers

April 22, 2019

Wisconsin has a healthy potato industry, ranking in the top 5 nationally. It’s bolstered by support from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, ranging from supplying seed potatoes to advice on growing to research into pests.

NSF awards 40 fellowships to UW–Madison students

April 22, 2019

The Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding, early-career graduate students who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

Study identifies why some colds cause asthma attacks in children

April 22, 2019

A new study led by the School of Medicine and Public Health provides some insight on what differentiates a cold that leads to an asthma attack from a cold that remains a cold.

Microbiomes of diabetic foot ulcers are associated with clinical outcomes

April 18, 2019

New research suggests that the microbial communities associated with chronic wounds common in diabetic patients affect whether those wounds heal or lead to amputations.

Scientists angle for more attention to fishing for fun

April 17, 2019

New research brings attention to the need to better manage recreational fisheries to protect the health of inland and near-shore fish populations and to preserve the recreational fishing experience.

Gloria Ladson-Billings: Daring to dream in public

April 16, 2019

The renowned scholar, who has helped change the way teachers teach African American children, was the first black woman to become a tenured professor in UW–Madison’s School of Education.

Students strut their stuff at symposium

April 15, 2019

UW–Madison students presented their projects at the 2019 Undergraduate Symposium at Union South on April 12, on topics ranging from grape juice to DNA. 

Research at UW–Madison changes student lives

April 11, 2019

Students discover their research passion, whether it is modeling weather, doing medical research or making documentaries.

Antibiotic resistance across Wisconsin revealed by new maps

April 9, 2019

Researchers drew inspiration from easy-to-read weather maps and consulted with doctors to provide guidance at a glance of the likelihood a pathogen will respond to a particular drug in different parts of the state.

UW Changes Lives: Research looks at integrating grazing herds with woodland management

April 4, 2019

Benefits of silvopasture include thinning out the canopy in an existing forest to allow more light to reach the ground, and then planting it with grass or other forage.

Have microscope, will travel: New tech project links Madison, Boston scientists

March 19, 2019

Researcher Jan Huisken’s vision is to redesign a high-end optical microscope — normally big enough to fill an entire room — down to the dimensions of a suitcase, with minimal loss of power or precision.

Master glassblower’s art, work on exhibit at Madison Children’s Museum

March 14, 2019

Tracy Drier wants to increase interest in scientific glassblowing as a career choice by demonstrating the precision and artistry involved in constructing these delicate, almost ice-like glass instruments.