Jeffrey Karron tracks pollinator activity and observes plant reproduction strategies, including the intricacies of cross-pollination.
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Using instruments and algorithms, Georg Essl creates sounds in ways that might stretch the imagination.
A look ahead to the future of Great Lakes research at the School of Freshwater Sciences.
To improve treatment for PTSD, Christine Larson is researching better ways to identify and respond to risk factors of PTSD.
Jie Yu and her team are developing a public transit app for UWM students that bundles multiple public and private modes of transportation.
How microgrids can be used to help modernize the United States’ outdated electrical grid.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.
Research shows that teachers can build on their bilingual students’ first language to improve their overall educational progress.
Kirk Harris’ study was conducted in Chicago, but the professor says its findings can contribute to building safe and healthy communities everywhere.
Researchers are helping parents and children learn more about hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, a rare disease that causes joint pain and fatigue.
UWM researcher Marcia Silva has developed a filter to prevent phosphorus from fertilizer and manure from flowing into lakes and streams.
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.
A UWM researcher conducted a study that examined how self-selected leisure activities affected blood pressure and stress levels in students.
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 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.
Mustafa Hussein led a study about the effects of living wage laws, such as how they affect depressive symptoms and attempts to quit smoking.
Two UWM professors played with the Santa Fe Orchestra for its recorded performance of “The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs,” which won a 2018 Grammy.
UW-Milwaukee professor Lingqian “Ivy” Hu looked at employment and commuting trends of Latinx and Asian populations in Los Angeles.
UWM mechanical engineering doctoral student Amin Zarandi is exploring ways to fine-tune rocket fuel tanks to improve the fuel-burning process.
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 researchers are evaluating whether preschool children can simultaneously improve reading readiness and social emotional learning in areas like empathy.
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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.