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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.

Ackerman to lead UW–Madison’s research and graduate education

March 2, 2020

Ackerman will oversee a portfolio comprising $1.2 billion in annual research expenditures, manage research policy and compliance, and lead graduate education through the Graduate School.

Professor will make ‘workhorse’ microscope more powerful

November 21, 2019

Kevin Eliceiri says he has always believed that science is best done by building on the work of others and openly sharing what you have done.

UW2020 competition marks four years with Round 6 call for proposals

September 12, 2019

The competition, UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative, offers funds for investigative and infrastructure projects with the goal of supporting collaborative, multidisciplinary and transformative research.

Retirements lead to changes in research leadership posts

July 30, 2019

Nora Cate Schaeffer, professor of sociology, and Amy Wendt, professor of electrical and computer engineering, will join the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education on Aug. 19 as divisional interim associate vice chancellors for research.

Ackerman to lead as interim vice chancellor for research and graduate education

July 11, 2019

Steve Ackerman, who has served as associate vice chancellor for research in the physical sciences since 2012, will succeed Norman Drinkwater, who plans to retire.

Faculty receive WARF, Kellett, Romnes awards

May 2, 2019

Thirty-two members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty have been awarded 2019-20 faculty fellowships. The awardees span the four divisions — arts and humanities, physical sciences, social sciences and biological sciences — on campus.

Quantum science at UW–Madison joins exchange, invests in faculty and students

March 5, 2019

“By the investments we are making in quantum science and technology," says Steve Ackerman, "we are ... leading the way in concepts and technology that may revolutionize computing, communication, security and more.”