Marcus Britton studies what he calls “place-based inequality” — the notion that the neighborhood you grow up in casts an imprint on your life that can have an effect long after you move out of that neighborhood.
Wendy Huddleston has teamed up with faculty and students from both UWM and the Medical College of Wisconsin to form the Milwaukee Attention Group to investigate how differences in attention affect performance on a tasks that involve vision, hearing and movement.
The earliest complex animals were soft-bodied creatures without bones, which explains why they have left a scant fossil record. The next best thing to validate their existence? Find fossil evidence of their behavior, such as trackways and burrowing. That’s what a group of scientists, including UWM’s Stephen Dornbos, recently uncovered in ancient marine rocks of […]
Children with Williams syndrome often struggle with anxiety and fear. New research done at UWM shows treating objects of fear with humor can help children overcome their phobias.
This year’s edition of UWM Research debuts online and begins hitting mailboxes this week, showcasing the work of UW-Milwaukee researchers across campus and showing how that work is making an impact.
Uk Heo, UWM distinguished professor of political science, studies one of the world’s most closed societies to try to figure out its relentless pursuit of nukes in the face of global pressure. For Heo, the issue hits close to home.
Electric cars are wonders of whiz-bang technology, but they have an Achilles heel – their lithium-ion batteries are less efficient in cold weather. Researchers at UWM have come up with a solution.
Who needs Punxsutawney Phil? A new forecasting tool created with models built by UWM climatologist Mark Schwartz just may put the spring-predicting groundhog, who may or may not cast his shadow on Feb. 2, out of work.
The LIGO observations of gravitational wave over the past two years were groundbreaking. Now, UWM astronomers plan to build off that work by employing a new tool to decode more mysteries of the sky.
A water sensor developed by an entrepreneur and the manager UWM’s Water Technology Accelerator is a finalist in a NASA competition that seeks to spur creation of new technology. The sensors could have application in space as well as on Earth.