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“Outstanding” results for Water Resources Institute following a five-year review

With the new year comes a rating of “outstanding” for the University of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute (WRI) based on a review conducted in 2019 by the program’s funders at the U.S. Geological Survey.

IRH Announces UW-Madison Faculty Fellows for 2020-2021

Institute for Research in the Humanities RH Director Steven Nadler is pleased to announce the UW-Madison Faculty Fellow cohort for 2020-2021.

Discovery to Product (D2P) hosts upcoming events

This month, attend an open house to learn about free trainings from D2P. In February, D2P hosts a lunch and panel discussion on the NSF's I-Corps program to accelerate the economic and societal benefits of NSF-funded basic research projects that are ready to move toward commercialization.

Research funding available to support technology commercialization

Draper Technology Innovation Fund (TIF) supports efforts to enhance the scope or patentability of inventions and assist with their potential licensing to the commercial sector. The application deadline is February 15.

Request for Proposals: State Economic Engagement and Development (SEED) Research Program

SEED grants allow UW–Madison faculty and academic staff with ownership in a Wisconsin company to engage in innovative research, generate additional private and public sector support for their research programs, and promote technology transfer between the university and industry. The application deadline is February 15

The Essential Art of Project Management A ten-step process for leading a complex project

In this blog, Enno Siemsen, a professor in the Operations and Information Management Department at the Wisconsin School of Business, outlines the project management overview he shares with incoming MBA students.

Now You Know: WSB research that answers important questions

Wisconsin School of Business researchers provide answers in these research briefs in the WSB's Update magazine.

Global Health Symposium is April 7

This year's theme is "Connecting Scientific Knowledge and Indigenous Wisdom” and will explore the intersection of traditional practices that advance well-being and academic research, education and outreach projects that also promote health.

Join us for the first Data Science Research Bazaar Jan. 24-25

UW-Madison’s Data Science Research Bazaar is a two-day conference, where researchers and data scientists from various disciplines and industries will have opportunities to share their work, collaborate, and discuss their data science interests.

Arboretum Graduate Research Fellowships – Applications due February 1, 2020

The UW–Madison Arboretum is pleased to announce its second year of graduate student research fellowships. The Arboretum is a valuable site for studies in ecological restoration research, botany, landscape ecology, horticulture, soil science, wildlife ecology, environmental engineering, social science and public health. The application deadline is February 1, 2020. Visit the Arboretum website for information and the full RFP: https://arboretum.wisc.edu/science/arboretum-research-fellowships/