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.
A group of researchers at WID has looked beyond approaches traditionally associated with literary studies, instead gaining a deeper understanding through statistics, art and computation in a traveling exhibit called Victorian Eyes.
For Open Access Week, the WID community is thinking more about what it means to be “open” in the world of scientific research. Discovery Fellow Dorothea Salo makes the case that a new era of sharing might be more beneficial than we think.
Through WID, the University of Wisconsin-Madison is launching the Agricultural Innovation Prize to support student proposals from all disciplines that improve the food system.
Along with UW-Madison, the Howard G. Buffett Foundation and the USDA, WID is launching the Agricultural Innovation Prize, a national student competition for ideas that address challenges in 21st-century agriculture.
Joining the diverse WID community as an assistant professor, award-winning cartoonist Lynda Barry launches the “Image Lab” to examine the science of creativity.
TreeHugger highlights the green aspects of Biobulb, an idea from the Institute’s Frontier Fellows group.
The Weather Channel interviews WID’s Frontier Fellows about their idea for a light bulb powered by microbes.
Discovery News shares the Biobulb project, a plan to create a microbe-driven light bulb conceptualized by a group of WID’s Frontier Fellows.
Madison.com previews a Drawing Jam in WID’s Image Lab, led by Cartoonist and Discovery Fellow Lynda Barry.
Co.Design details how Kevin Jamieson, a graduate student in WID, came up with a beer app with algorithm research.
Discovery Fellow, author and cartoonist Lynda Barry appears as a guest on National Public Radio’s Talk of the Nation to discuss creativity and her time at WID and UW–Madison.
Co.Create picks up on a beer app project from WID researchers Kevin Jamieson and Robert Nowak.
The National Academy of Engineering showcases a pilot study led by WID’s Living Environments Laboratory.
Cartoonist and Discovery Fellow Lynda Barry asks kids and adults to envision the schools and campuses of 2113.
The Daily Cardinal newspaper interviews WID researcher Randy Ashton about his work with stem cells.
Last call for the future! Discovery Fellow leads Counterfactual Drawing Jam workshop to help kids imagine the future.
Popular Science magazine calls out virtual exertions research from WID’s Living Environments Laboratory.
David Krakauer, WID Director and C4 Co-director, provides insight on a recent study that tracks the shifts of “emotion words” in literary works.
Research led by Epigenetics researcher John Denu has gained two best-of-the-year awards from the Journal of Biological Chemistry.