Catalysts for Science Policy (CaSP) (1) educate graduate students about science policy and emphasize the importance of increasing scientist participation in science policy issues, both local and national, (2) increase graduate student awareness of various science policy careers and provide opportunities to help them become better candidates for these positions, and (3) communicate relevant science topics to government and funding agencies, and to the non-scientist community in Madison.
Before our valued colleagues ride into the sunset, we wish them a fond farewell and congratulations on their accomplishments.
Erik Wright, an alumnus of WID’s System’s Biology theme, is getting his feet wet as a new faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh. He wrote about his career and vision in Science.
Jo Handelsman began her tenure as Director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery on February 1. Shortly before her start date, we sat down with her to talk about the future of WID and the course she intends to set.
The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID) will have a new director: Jo Handelsman, a Yale professor and official of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery’s SILO and Qbio Seminars pull researchers from across campus for engaging interdisciplinary talks in mathematics and quantitative biology.
The University is now seeking applicants for a permanent WID Director, charged with continuing WID’s mission and pressing onward in innovation and discovery.
Applications are now open for the 2016-17 Kohler Fellowship as the fellows seek to build upon the past year’s successful events and activities.
UW-Madison juniors affiliated with WID researchers, Eddie Ruiz and Stephanie Seymour, launch first issue of The Journal of Undergraduate Science and Technology (JUST).
Former WID director, John Wiley, weighs in on UW budget challenges and beyond in a Wisconsin State Journal guest column
Graduate students at WID partake in a highly collaborative work environment and develop new approaches to push the boundaries of their fields. With opportunities in the Institute’s many labs, graduate students study a variety of topics, ranging from data science and visualization to tissue engineering, nanomedicine, omics, and complex systems. …