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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.”

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.

Discovery to Product creates new program to grow entrepreneurship at UW–Madison

September 20, 2018

Innovation to Market builds on the success of D2P’s Igniter program, which helped start 19 companies over the past three years.

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.

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.

Sussman to lead Genome Center of Wisconsin

July 10, 2018

Mike Sussman, longtime director of the UW–Madison Biotechnology Center, has announced that he is stepping down from that position to serve as director of the genome center. Chris Bradfield has been named interim Biotechnology Center director.

New approaches in neuroscience show it’s not all in your head

February 16, 2018

“How we experience the world affects us in more ways than we previously thought,” says Richard Davidson, a professor of psychology and psychiatry at UW–Madison and director of the Center for Healthy Minds.

Drinkwater and Czajkowski begin interim positions in Research and Graduate Education

December 14, 2017

Cynthia Czajkowski has been named interim associate vice chancellor for research in the biological sciences to fill in for Norman Drinkwater, who will become interim vice chancellor for research and graduate education when Marsha Mailick goes on temporary leave.

Mailick to take temporary leave from OVCRGE in spring 2018

October 17, 2017

Vice Chancellor Marsha Mailick is planning leave for the spring semester due to family health considerations. She hopes to return to her duties in Bascom Hall by the end of the spring semester.

UW-Madison launches data science initiative

October 17, 2017

“The pace of change in the data science field is extremely rapid, and we think the data science initiative is one very good way to keep UW–Madison research on pace with those changes,” says Associate Vice Chancellor Steve Ackerman.