Researchers from the Neuroimaging Center at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) and Dr. Karen Schloss from Wisconsin Institute for the Discovery at University Wisconsin-Madison have developed the UW Virtual Brain Project, producing unique, interactive, 3D narrated diagrams to help students learn about the structure and function of perceptual systems in the human brain.
On July 13, hundreds of K-12 students and families from throughout Wisconsin will gather to hear directly from astronauts on the International Space Station through a live video downlink. The 20-minute call from space begins at 10 a.m. (time subject to change).
Sarah Miller was named the executive director of Tiny Earth this spring. We sat down with her to learn about her background and the future of Tiny Earth.
WID’s new hubs—Data Science, Multi-Omics, and Illuminating Discovery—represent a new path forward for collaborative research projects and fields.
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: At a recent training event, teachers from Milwaukee Public Schools were joined by a teacher from New York Public Schools, a middle school teacher from Oak Creek, and even a researcher planning to bring the program back to his home university in India.
The project Includes Hands-On Lab Work Testing Soil
Instructors from schools across the state are getting their hands dirty in the search for antibiotics by joining a new program.
Instructors from eight UW System schools and more than a dozen other colleges and universities are taking a week out of their January break to meet in Madison in search of a crucial discovery — antibiotics.
Sam Rikkers was born and raised in south central Wisconsin but has managed to make his mark in far-flung places. A graduate of Columbia University with a Master of International Affairs, he has served the Peace Corps in Zambia, earned a Law Degree from the University of Wisconsin and served …
WID Director Jo Handelsman and the Catalysts for Science Policy were instrumental in assembling fantastic panels for mini-symposia about science policy and science communication geared toward graduate students, postdocs, and faculty but open to anyone interested in science.
Two students from WID’s Living Environments Laboratory are a part of the Badgerloop team that recently won an innovation award at the SpaceX Hyperloop competition, thanks in part to their work on Badgerloop VR.
For the past three summers, John Yin has led a delegation of UW–Madison Chemical and Biological engineering students to Hangzhou, China, affording both an academic and culturally enriching experience.
Tools for Discovery is a profile series that inspects the computer programs, gadgets and methods behind WID’s ideas and discoveries. This special installment follows a unique career trajectory taken by one of our staff.
Associate Professor Lynda Barry, an award-winning author and cartoonist with the School of Education’s Art Department, has been chosen as UW-Madison’s first recipient of the Chazen Family Distinguished Chair in Art.
WID researchers share their summer exploits.
The Weaving Lab will be open Monday – Thursday from 9am – 4pm through August 25th.
UW-Madison juniors affiliated with WID researchers, Eddie Ruiz and Stephanie Seymour, launch first issue of The Journal of Undergraduate Science and Technology (JUST).
Field Day Lab’s ‘Sustainable U’ game allows users to learn about systems of sustainability while exploring the UW-Madison campus. The free app is now available for iOS and Android.
The Living Environments Lab at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery takes outreach seriously. On April 1, the lab welcomed dozens of students from the Wisconsin Indian Education Association Conference into the CAVE and Dev Lab to experience 3D virtual environments.
Siftr from the Field Day Lab creates a clearinghouse for the creation of citizen science projects.
Discovery Fellow Rob Radwin uses blended learning and LEGO kits to solve real world problems.
Eddie Ruiz and Stephanie Seymour — both UW-Madison juniors affiliated with WID researchers — are launching The Journal of Undergraduate Science and Technology for the UW Madison campus
Celebrating social innovators for this year’s M List, Madison Magazine hails six outstanding individuals with ties to WID.
The winners of the Living Environment Laboratory’s “Model This!” contest explore virtual reality in the lush D. C. Smith greenhouse environment.
G+L+S video games spur STEM education for Madison-area Boys and Girls Club students