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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.

Research administrator Bob Andresen remembered for his humor and passion

November 25, 2020

Andresen, who died Nov. 19, said in a 2016 profile: “I feel I can help the faculty that are looking for cures for diseases or solutions to social problems by doing what I do best."

New research initiative — Research Forward — builds on successes of UW2020

November 19, 2020

The initiative supports collaborative, multidisciplinary, multi-investigator research projects that are high-risk, high-impact and have the potential to fundamentally transform a field of study.

WARF announces annual grant for UW research

October 29, 2020

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.

New campus effort will support inequality research

October 15, 2020

“As the nation continues to contend with racial and other inequalities, we need research to deepen and extend our understanding,” says Steve Ackerman, vice chancellor for research and graduate education.

Fall Research Competition continues to support researchers, graduate students

August 18, 2020

The annual contest offers funding for select research projects across each faculty division — biological sciences, physical sciences, social sciences and the arts and humanities.

Research Core Revitalization Program funds upgrades to shared resources on campus

July 21, 2020

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. 

Lonnie Berger to be associate vice chancellor in the social sciences

June 30, 2020

Berger will provide leadership for divisional area faculty recruitment and retention, grant matches, research center reviews, faculty awards and professorships, and fall competition awards.

Nine projects selected for UW/WARF COVID-19 Accelerator Challenge

June 2, 2020

From improved respirators to accelerated virus testing, each project is designed to be rapidly advanced over the coming months to help combat the pandemic.

Promising research projects win funding

May 7, 2020

Twelve projects have been chosen for the UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative. The goal is to stimulate groundbreaking research and acquire equipment that will foster significant scientific advances.