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WARF Essential Topics: Conflicts of Interest in Professional Careers

This Oct. 25 event features UW-Madison legal experts Sam Leinweber and Stephanie Leroy (of the OVCRGE) shedding light on new and longstanding policies for researchers engaged in outside activities. They will be joined by Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Policy and Integrity Brian Fox and Vice Provost for Faculty and Staff Affairs Beth Meyerand.

ATP moves forward with new Research Administration software

The Administrative Transformation Program (ATP) will begin planning next month to implement select modules of the Huron Research Suite, the new software selected to facilitate pre-award through post-award Research Administration processes. The cloud-based system will replace the Wisconsin Proposal Electronic Routing (WISPER) system and other systems. This new software implementation is part of ATP’s efforts to rebuild HR, Finance and Research Administration operations across the UW System.

WEI shares its efforts to support diversity, equity and inclusion

From a grassroots gathering to a newly chartered committee, members of the Wisconsin Energy Institute (WEI) have come together to help integrate equity, justice and inclusion into the institute’s research, education and outreach activities.

New data science computing resource honors memory of Olvi Mangasarian

Two new fully equipped 8xA100 NViDIA GPU servers were recently acquired by the American Family Insurance Data Science Institute (DSI) and are connected to the UW high-speed network, with access to other UW computation and data storage resources.

Libraries Research Support webpage offers a wealth of resources

Get help identifying funding opportunities, preparing your proposal or project, locating and evaluating scholarly literature/datasets/other specialized resources, storing information, ensuring compliance and much more.

Fund it Forward student video challenge

UW–Madison graduate and undergraduate students are invited to submit 60-90 second videos highlighting their research and the importance of federal support for fundamental research. Participants will be evaluated based on their messaging and communication, creativity and video and editing quality.

Library Collections Enhancement Initiative seeks new proposals

Abstracts for this Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education initiative are due Dec. 13 with full proposals due Jan. 31, 2022.

Entrepreneurs need stage presence: WSB’s Chia-Jung Tsay featured in Harvard Business Review

A recent study by Chia-Jung Tsay, associate professor of management and human resources at the Wisconsin School of Business, finds that investors were more influenced by the “stage presence” or silent visual performance of the entrepreneurs’ presentations than the actual pitch content itself.

National network for Cryo-ET nears completion

Over the past year, scientists, technologists, engineers and construction crews have been working to get the new national hub up and running with installations expected to be complete by early 2022.

Dr. Michael Pulia awarded $2.4 million grant to study impact of COVID-19 on antibiotic prescribing and bacterial resistance

Michael Pulia, MD, MS will lead a major $2.4 million five-year research grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) titled "Characterizing the ImPact of COVID-19 on Antibiotic PreScribing in AcutE Care and IDentifying Resilient Stewardship Strategies (POISED)."