Tag WARF

Double dipping: Dual-action ‘slippery’ catheter fights bacteria

May 10, 2019

A super-slippery coating being developed at a University of Wisconsin–Madison lab could benefit medical catheters, factory equipment, and even someday, oil tankers. The coating contains…

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.

WARF bets big on new squad of drug hunters

February 27, 2019

“We are building a preclinical drug discovery organization,” says WARF Therapeutics Director Jon Young, who has worked in drug development at Merck Research Laboratories, Regulus Therapeutics and Celgene.

WARF announces annual grant figures and 2018 Innovation Award winners

October 19, 2018

WARF has granted the university $73 million for the 2018-19 academic year, along with $12.5 million for the Morgridge Institute for Research, in its annual investment in UW–Madison-based research and education.

WARF announces annual grant figures and Innovation Award winners

October 18, 2018

Capping a day devoted to advancing campus innovators, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) announced that it has granted the university $73 million for the 2018-19 academic year.

A hands-on exploration of science

October 13, 2018

Dozens of interactive, hands-on exploration stations at the Wisconsin Science Festival's Discovery Expo at the Discovery Building on Thursday and Friday helped attendees learn about virtual reality, health and medicine, chemistry, astrobotany and more science topics.

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.

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.

D2P project becomes career for graduating UW–Madison undergraduate

May 8, 2018

A UW–Madison student with diabetes invented an injection aid called “Steady Shot,” because it holds the needle steady during injection. D2P is helping him commercialize it.

UW-Madison faculty members recognized with fellowships stemming from campus research efforts

March 15, 2018

Thirty-three faculty representing all four divisions at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have been honored with 2018 faculty fellowships.

UW–Madison serial innovator Jack Ma cites collaboration as key to his success

March 7, 2018

Engineering Professor Jack Ma has more than 40 patents, more than 470 published papers and a half-dozen national professional fellowships.