Jeffrey Karron tracks pollinator activity and observes plant reproduction strategies, including the intricacies of cross-pollination.
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Jie Yu and her team are developing a public transit app for UWM students that bundles multiple public and private modes of transportation.
Researchers are helping parents and children learn more about hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, a rare disease that causes joint pain and fatigue.
How microgrids can be used to help modernize the United States’ outdated electrical grid.
When the FDA banned 19 antibacterial additives from over-the-counter hand soaps, UWM researcher Hongbo Ma took a look at some of the replacements. What she found: Some of the new chemicals were more toxic than the ones they replaced.
Kirk Harris’ study was conducted in Chicago, but the professor says its findings can contribute to building safe and healthy communities everywhere.
Research shows that teachers can build on their bilingual students’ first language to improve their overall educational progress.
To improve treatment for PTSD, Christine Larson is researching better ways to identify and respond to risk factors of PTSD.
A look ahead to the future of Great Lakes research at the School of Freshwater Sciences.
Using instruments and algorithms, Georg Essl creates sounds in ways that might stretch the imagination.
The Milwaukee Institute for Drug Discovery at UWM assists scientists in their quests to bring life-changing pharmaceuticals to the marketplace.
UWM researcher Marcia Silva has developed a filter to prevent phosphorus from fertilizer and manure from flowing into lakes and streams.
To reduce maternal death rates, a UWM professor created an online resource that would allow clinicians to see patient data all in one place.
Spotlight: Health and Wellness
A UWM researcher conducted a study that examined how self-selected leisure activities affected blood pressure and stress levels in students.
UWM researchers discovered antibiotic-resistant bacteria in city sewerage systems and are now studying the health impacts of these microbes.
UWM researchers developed a cute robot to lead senior citizens through group tai chi classes and tested the efficacy of the robot-led instruction.
Ionel Popa is studying how protein folding determines protein function and how protein folding could signal processes like muscle contraction.
The case for releasing vervets in South Africa has received a huge boost from Trudy Turner, the go-to counselor for questions about vervet integration.
UWM at Waukesha’a Gregg Jamison is part of a team working to find and identify the remains of soldiers missing overseas to bring them home.
Turning to books to help African American children at a Milwaukee school envision themselves in the fields of mathematics and science.
Seven UWM undergrad research students share their work, from omnidirectional robots to interactive maps of Milwaukee neighborhoods.
UWM health sciences doctoral student Bethany Forseth’s research helped fill the knowledge gap about the physiological health benefits of yoga.
UWM doctoral student Abel Mathew believes the game may be a way to train the anxious brains of people with skin-picking disorders to break this habit.
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UWM’s world-class faculty members and students perform research that improves lives, businesses and entire communities.
Chancellor Mark Mone invites you to learn more about the groundbreaking research pursued by UWM faculty members, staff and students.