Kirk Harris’ study was conducted in Chicago, but the professor says its findings can contribute to building safe and healthy communities everywhere.
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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.
A look ahead to the future of Great Lakes research at the School of Freshwater Sciences.
Jeffrey Karron tracks pollinator activity and observes plant reproduction strategies, including the intricacies of cross-pollination.
Research shows that teachers can build on their bilingual students’ first language to improve their overall educational progress.
Using instruments and algorithms, Georg Essl creates sounds in ways that might stretch the imagination.
How microgrids can be used to help modernize the United States’ outdated electrical grid.
To improve treatment for PTSD, Christine Larson is researching better ways to identify and respond to risk factors of PTSD.
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.
To reduce maternal death rates, a UWM professor created an online resource that would allow clinicians to see patient data all in one place.
The partnership with the Medical College of Wisconsin features a training method for physicians called human-centered design.
The Milwaukee Institute for Drug Discovery at UWM assists scientists in their quests to bring life-changing pharmaceuticals to the marketplace.
Spotlight: Health and Wellness
A UWM dean is part of a research team studying what happened after a junk food tax was implemented by the Navajo Nation.
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.
UWM assistant professor Abigail Phillips has found that librarians are well-positioned to help because ostracized teens often show up at libraries.
UWM professor Margaret Noodin’s digital map project aims to provide a visual guide to the many Native American nations that are part of the Anishinaabe Confederacy.
Research shows Hispanic youth tend to be more cautious about sharing family information and political beliefs on social media than youth of other demographics.
Margo Anderson has made understanding the U.S. Census her life’s work. Here’s what she can tell you about this year’s count.
UWM doctoral student Austin Harris uses data science to take a shot at determining why NBA teams win about 60% of their home games.
UWM mechanical engineering doctoral student Amin Zarandi is exploring ways to fine-tune rocket fuel tanks to improve the fuel-burning process.
UWM health sciences doctoral student Bethany Forseth’s research helped fill the knowledge gap about the physiological health benefits of yoga.
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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.