What if clothing could respond to its environment? That's the idea behind a transdisciplinary class offered by WID and School of Human Ecology researchers.
Four different disciplines, four different uses of 3D printers. WID collaborators provide a glimpse into the revolutionary, unusual and downright cool ways 3D printing is influencing all types of research.
For Discovery Fellow and big data expert Rebecca Willett, there's plenty of interesting questions to answer across data sets and disciplines, ranging from astronomy to political history.
Food systems are complex, and it will take the work of multiple disciplines to make them more efficient. Learn more about the Agricultural Innovation Prize, a partnership among WID, UW-Madison and 40 Chances. Full story »
Distinguished Scholar and award-winning travel journalist Peter Greenberg provides perspective on what it means to be a member of the WID community. Full story »
How do fatty acids such as omega-3 play a role in human health? WID researchers are looking to the genome for answers. Full story »
The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics is a point of pride for scientists at UW–Madison and WID. Full story »
WID researchers develop algorithms for many applications and industries, but one side project boasts a more playful goal: Mapping brew preferences. Full story »
With the help of grants, academics and big data, developers are trying to transform the way kids are taught and tested. WID researcher Kurt Squire contributes to the larger conversation. Full story »