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Finalists named for UW–Madison’s Space Science and Engineering Center director

Public presentations have been scheduled for the four finalists for the Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC) director position. SSEC is a dynamic, multidisciplinary research and development center in the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education. Its mission is to conduct…

Two UW–Madison faculty receive summer humanities research support from the NEH

Emily Callaci, assistant professor of history, and Mitra Sharafi, associate professor at the Law School, have been offered Summer Stipend awards by the National Endowment for the Humanities. This is the first time two UW–Madison nominees have been awarded NEH Summer Stipends in the same year. “This is a very…

Bryan Duncan

Curriculum Vitae Bryan Duncan           The title of his presentation is, “Always Searching for New and Novel Applications of Satellite Data.” 9:30 to 11 a.m., May 23 at the Union South Marquee Theatre    …

Stephen Nesbitt

Curriculum Vitae The title of his presentation is “Earth observations to address global societal challenges.” 9:30-11 a.m., May 10 at the Union South Marquee Theatre…

Daniel Cziczo

Curriculum Vitae The title of his presentation is, “”Characterizing the Particles that Make Clouds: Findings, Uncertainties and Next Steps.” 9:30 to 11 a.m., May 14 at the Union South Marquee Theatre…

Brad Pierce

Curriculum Vitae The title of his presentation is “A Cross Disciplinary, Multi-Tool Approach to Support Regional and Global Air Quality Assessment and Forecasting.” 9 to 10:30 a.m., April 23 at Weeks Hall (AB20) Presentation Abstract…

Education Resources for Core and Shared Resource Managers

Articles and online courses to support business operations FASEB Maximizing Shared Research Resources Report and Webinar Through a survey of users and providers of shared research resources, FASEB documented their many benefits and identified four key areas for improvement. This report details survey findings and offers recommendations on…

Facilities Planning and Management Notes – Jan. 17, 2018 Summary

Summary of discussion from Jan 17, 2018 meeting with core managers – The two main themes of the meeting were the Service Excellence initiative within FP&M and improving communications between FP&M and the Research Cores. Service Excellence includes the APR report completed in 2016 and is focusing on after-hours service,…

Core Business Basics Flash Talks PPT Deck

Slide deck and software list from event on Jan 12, 2018 Six core managers delivered 5-min flash talks on basic business operations (PPT deck here), including methods to track expenses, set rates, and develop budgets.  One recommendation from attendees was to share a list of software solutions…

ABRF Annual Meeting in Myrtle Beach April 22-25, 2018

Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities early registration ends Feb 28 – The Premier Conference for Core Services will bring together international leaders in our core disciplines … Core facilities are uniquely positioned to lead efforts to develop and optimize workflows for the generation of reproducible data, as well as to implement…