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Dorota A. Grejner-Brzezinska named UW–Madison vice chancellor for research

Nine projects receive Library Collections Enhancement Initiative funding

UW unveils intellectual property models to build industry partnerships

Excellence in outreach recognized with Bassam Z. Shakhashiri Public Science Engagement Award

RSP Director Kim Moreland retires

2024-25 Vilas Associates are named 

UW research spans the globe

UW–Madison boasts 3 researchers among 2023 National Association of Inventors fellows

UW–Madison remains 8th in research ranking, surpasses $1.5 billion in research expenditures 

Initiative to Foster New Large Research Grant Proposals

Library Collections Initiative Round 3 call for proposals

Search begins for new vice chancellor for research

Career Badger Engineer Named Director of the Physical Sciences Laboratory

John Svaren named interim associate vice chancellor for research in the biological sciences

Ackerman to retire from vice chancellor for research and graduate education post

Fall Research Competition opens with a history of projects that are impactful, influential and see greater success in securing larger-scale grants

UW–Madison at 175: VC Ackerman reflects on a legacy of discovery and looks to the future

Life science, health and information technology mentor appointed interim director of Discovery to Product

ResearchDrive adoption grows on campus with greater research data storage at lower cost

Four UW faculty recognized with Early Career Innovator Awards

Emerging STEM research gets a boost from a new initiative

Faculty receive 2023-24 WARF Named Professorships, Kellett Fellowships, and Romnes Awards

Sixteen projects chosen for Research Forward (Round 3) awards

Seven projects awarded funding through the Increasing Social and Economic Inclusion initiative

Institutional Review Board (IRB) Efficiency Project showing early success with increased investigator satisfaction in the IRB experience

Research Administration Management Portal (RAMP) goes live June 26

NEH grant largest federal grant in Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research’s history

UW–Madison responds to USA Today opinion piece about lab safety (April 12, 2023 By Steven A. Ackerman)

2023-24 Vilas Associates Competition awardees

Excellence in outreach recognized with inaugural Bassam Z. Shakhashiri Public Science Engagement Award

UW–Madison increases research expenditures by $16 million, retains top 10 research institution ranking

Discovery to Product director to retire

Sixteen UW–Madison faculty make strong showing in global highly cited researcher list

Fowler receives Robert C. Andresen Award for Research Administration

New initiative supports research to advance social and economic inclusion

New round of Research Forward (2023) announced
New NIH requirement enhances open data sharing

Paulos set to retire from role as Physical Sciences Laboratory director

WIPAC and IceCube see leadership changes

New institute will probe biology in the absence of water

Consider diverse audiences when penning a Fall Research Competition proposal
Eliceiri named Open Hardware Trailblazer Fellow

Research Cores Initiative helps replace equipment and enhance services

Underground search for dark matter in the universe relies on UW expertise

Latest round of Research Forward supports cross-campus collaborations and diversity

Faculty receive WARF Named Professorships, Kellett Fellowships, and Romnes Awards

Eight projects receive Library Collections Enhancement Initiative awards

2022-23 Vilas Associates Competition awardees announced

UW–Madison increases expenditures, retains national Top 10 research ranking

Donohue to lead Wisconsin Energy Institute

Call for proposals in second round of Research Forward initiative

40-year map project, History of Cartography, draws to a close

UW–Madison biochemist Amy Weeks named Packard Fellow

Library Collections Enhancement Initiative seeks new proposals
NIH recognizes WISELI for its work to improve gender diversity in academia

VCRGE announces second round of PARCI funding support for critical campus research

Apply for the Annual Fall Research Competition, providing support across divisions

New initiative facilitates research partnerships with the private sector (PICI)

Research Forward funding fills gap left by sunsetting UW2020

Faculty receive WARF Named Professorships, Kellett Fellowships, and Romnes Awards

Clinical trial repurposes cancer drug for treatment of vascular malformations

New online tool creates a searchable database of UW–Madison research and scholarship

Five-year review begins for Graduate School Dean

Wendt appointed associate vice chancellor for research in the physical sciences

Understanding and reducing inequalities initiative

Conflict of Commitment policy supports staff compliance

2021 Vilas Associates Competition awardees announced

OVCRGE announces initiative to promote industry collaborations

UW–Madison retains top 10 national research ranking in NSF’s HERD Survey for FY2019

Pandemic-related research initiative receives strong campus response

Research administrator Bob Andresen remembered for his humor and passion

Banking on patient samples to advance COVID-19 research

New research initiative — Research Forward — builds on successes of UW2020

New campus effort will support inequality research

UW launches new initiative to reduce negative effects of COVID-19 pandemic on research

Fall Research Competition continues to support researchers, graduate students

Research Core Revitalization Program funds upgrades to shared resources on campus

Lonnie Berger to be associate vice chancellor in the social sciences

Biotron celebrates storied history as it ends 50-year run as a research center

Faculty receive WARF, Kellett, Romnes awards

Round 6 UW2020 awardees announced

Initiative fills gaps in library holdings

Professor will make ‘workhorse’ microscope more powerful

UW among top 10 in national research ranking

Researcher Regulatory Fair to focus on connecting researchers with campus support

University Press begins a new chapter in a new home

New competition helps address library collections needs

UW2020 marks four years with Round 6 call for proposals

New campus center poised to push the boundaries of genetic science

Student support and insurance are backbone to Fall Research Competition

Retirements lead to changes in research leadership posts

Ackerman to become interim vice chancellor for research and graduate education

Two professors honored with Shaw Scientist Awards to support innovative research

UW2020 Round 5 Projects: Quantum emitters to food safety

Social Problems Initiative projects selected

Faculty receive WARF, Kellett, Romnes awards

American Family Insurance Data Science Institute adds an exciting chapter to a longtime private-campus partnership

Research at UW–Madison changes student lives

Quantum science at UW–Madison joins exchange, invests in faculty and students

Citizen science monitoring program Journey North finds home at Arboretum

Biotechnology Center welcomes a new director

New gene editing tool drives stem cell services and discovery

UW–Madison retains research ranking

UW–Madison Physics Professor Victor Brar awarded Moore Inventor Fellowship

New funding opportunity supports research into contemporary social problems

New associate vice chancellors oversee research in biological sciences, arts and humanities

UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative is open for round five proposals

A starring role for nonhuman primates in the stem cell story

Fall Competition attracts future grants

PATH Award offers promise for advancing biomedical science at UW–Madison

Chemistry professor awarded prestigious Steenbock Professorship

Sussman to lead Genome Center

Space Science and Engineering Center welcomes UW alum to director position

Two professors receive Shaw Scientist Awards to support innovative research

UW2020 funds next round of projects

Mailick stepping down from top UW–Madison research role

Two receive NEH summer research awards

SSEC director down to four finalists

UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative Awards Announced (Round 4)

Qiang Chang named director of Waisman Center

Andy Richards appointed director of Discovery to Product

Faculty honored with 2018-19 fellowships

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

D2P down to three finalists for director position

Waisman Center finalists making presentations

Drinkwater and Czajkowski begin interim positions in Research and Graduate Education

Waisman Center director search advances as interim leadership is named

UW–Madison retains 6th place in national research ranking

UW entrepreneurial pipeline lands Lactic Solutions in biofuels marketplace

UW–Madison launches Data Science Initiative

UW Press staff turn to teamwork in a time of need

UW lab in Stoughton has equipped complex scientific projects for 50 years

UW–Madison’s D2P Igniter program seeks next round of entrepreneurs

UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative seeking Round 4 proposals

Fall competition awards can lead to bigger things

Biondi departs D2P to grow his cider venture

OVCRGE welcomes human subjects program 

UW helps create largest neutrino detectors in the world

New campus initiative supports microbiome research

Directory of resources for campus researchers now available

UW–Madison adopts drone use policy

UW-Madison biochemist wins Shaw Scientist Award

Karen Oberhauser named UW-Madison Arboretum Director

UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative awards announced

Nadine Connor promoted to research policy and compliance post

Eleven faculty recognized with Kellett Mid-Career Awards

Eleven professors receive Romnes Faculty Fellowships

Ten selected for WARF named professorships

Search committee chooses 3 finalists for UW Arboretum director

Telling the tale of midlife in the United States

UW-Madison launches Microbiome Initiative

Jo Handelsman named director of Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

UW-Madison dips in research ranking

UW getting electron beam lithography system for nanotech research