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WARF announces annual grant figures and 2019 Innovation Award winners

November 7, 2019

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation has granted the university $80 million and the Morgridge Institute $11.9 million, and is honoring faculty members who made significant technological advances.

WARF provides $15 million gift for School of Veterinary Medicine building project

October 10, 2019

Design for the building project has begun and construction is expected to begin in the summer of 2021, with projected completion of the addition in 2023 and renovations to the existing building in 2024.

Wisconsin Science Festival encourages science exploration statewide

September 19, 2019

The festival, held Oct. 17 through 20, will feature more than 220 events statewide ranging from fossil exploration and robotic engineering to animal encounters and the science of Star Wars.

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.

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.