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Research Cores Initiative helps replace equipment and enhance services

July 12, 2022

Cores are unique spaces where researchers can consult with technical experts. But the shared instruments, equipment and other resources they depend on have a limited lifespan.

Latest round of Research Forward supports cross-campus collaborations and diversity

June 7, 2022

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.

Faculty receive WARF Named Professorships, Kellett Fellowships, and Romnes Awards

May 19, 2022

Thirty-two members of the UW–Madison faculty have been awarded fellowships from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education, spanning the arts and humanities, physical sciences, social sciences and biological sciences.

2022-23 Vilas Associates Competition awardees announced

February 3, 2022

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education is recognizing 26 faculty members in wide-ranging fields for “new and ongoing research of the highest quality and significance.”

Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative funds 50 new proposals

December 16, 2021

PARCI provides support through the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation for research projects that had to spend down grants during the pandemic even though the research activities themselves were stalled.

Karpus reappointed as dean of the Graduate School

December 10, 2021

William Karpus has been dean since the Grad School was restructured in 2014 to enhance the roles of graduate education and research at UW–Madison.

Call for proposals in second round of Research Forward initiative

November 2, 2021

In its recent and historic annual gift announcement in support of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation designated $10.5 million to…

Library Collections Enhancement Initiative seeks new proposals

September 30, 2021

The initiative builds on the strengths of existing library holdings, while also expanding campus research capacities with critical and emerging collections needs.

VCRGE announces second round of funding support for critical campus research

September 7, 2021

Research activities delayed or negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic are eligible to apply for the Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative.

Apply for the Annual Fall Research Competition, providing support across divisions

August 10, 2021

The yearly contest from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education funds select research projects in biological sciences, physical sciences, social sciences and the arts and humanities.

Faculty receive WARF Named Professorships, Kellett Fellowships, and Romnes Awards

May 25, 2021

The awardees span the four divisions on campus: arts and humanities, physical sciences, social sciences and biological sciences.

New director leads major changes in campus human research protection program

May 6, 2021

Gretchen Anding is implementing steps that will allow for greater collaboration, consistency and communication in the compliance process.

Five-year review begins for Graduate School dean

April 22, 2021

Bill Karpus became the first dean of the Graduate School following the restructuring of the UW–Madison research and graduate education enterprise in 2015.

Wendt appointed associate vice chancellor for research in the physical sciences

April 20, 2021

“My unintended role as a trailblazer has led to a career-long pursuit of diversity in STEM,” says Wendt, a professor of electrical and computer engineering.

Off to a busy start, data institute responds to COVID and seeks director

April 8, 2021

The American Family Insurance Data Science Institute’s first two years have been nothing if not eventful. Choosing a director is the next big project.

UW–Madison initiative to promote university-industry research and education partnerships

February 2, 2021

“The goal of this initiative is to spark new collaborations with industry, stimulate innovative thinking among students, and promote translation of fundamental research," says Steve Ackerman, vice chancellor for research and graduate education.

Pandemic-related research initiative receives strong campus response

December 15, 2020

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education received 110 applications for the Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative and will support 70, representing each of the four research divisions.