When the National Parks Service wanted know if spring was coming earlier at many national parks around the U.S., it turned to the USA National Phenology Network (USA-NPN), an online environmental change-tracking resource cofounded by Mark D. Schwartz, UWM distinguished professor of geography. The National Phenology Network provides Start of Spring maps and tools that […]
A distinguished professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is taking a leave of absence to join the National Science Foundation to manage a subset of federally funded engineering research centers. Junhong Chen, a UWM distinguished professor of mechanical and materials engineering, has been named program director of NSF’s Engineering Research Centers Program, a post that […]
Ira Driscoll, UWM assistant professor of psychology, got a bit of a surprise after publishing her study suggesting a link between coffee and dementia — attention from around the globe.
UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences is launching a project to sequence and analyze the DNA of important Lake Michigan species, providing data that scientists and others can use to better preserve and protect precious natural resources.
David DiValerio’s research reveals a side of Tibetan Buddhism that most westerners will find surprising.
Health-related research is one of the strengths of UWM. Projects cover a wide range, from the unexpected benefits of exercise to an association between menopause and dementia.
UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences is a partner in a new research institute focused on sustainable management of the Great Lakes. The Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research represents a partnership between nine universities across the Great Lakes region, plus nongovernmental organizations and private businesses. CIGLR is led by the University of Michigan and funded […]
This third detection comes less than two years after UWM scientists and LIGO colleagues around the world confirmed a major prediction of Albert Einstein’s 1915 general theory of relativity.
UWM will bring its expertise in microgrid technology to the industry-academic effort “to make the U.S. electrical grid more reliable, greener and less expensive,” according to Adel Nasiri.
Results of a study on the relocation of a community of desert tortoises in California has unveiled a mystery: When moved only a short distance from their habitat, the females in the group assimilated to their new location and reproduced normally – but not the transported males. The study originated in 2008 with a planned […]