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To improve treatment for PTSD, Christine Larson is researching better ways to identify and respond to risk factors of PTSD.
Researchers are helping parents and children learn more about hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, a rare disease that causes joint pain and fatigue.
Research shows that teachers can build on their bilingual students’ first language to improve their overall educational progress.
How microgrids can be used to help modernize the United States’ outdated electrical grid.
Jeffrey Karron tracks pollinator activity and observes plant reproduction strategies, including the intricacies of cross-pollination.
Using instruments and algorithms, Georg Essl creates sounds in ways that might stretch the imagination.
Kirk Harris’ study was conducted in Chicago, but the professor says its findings can contribute to building safe and healthy communities everywhere.
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.
Jie Yu and her team are developing a public transit app for UWM students that bundles multiple public and private modes of transportation.
To reduce maternal death rates, a UWM professor created an online resource that would allow clinicians to see patient data all in one place.
UWM researcher Marcia Silva has developed a filter to prevent phosphorus from fertilizer and manure from flowing into lakes and streams.
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
UWM researchers are developing innovative imaging technology to detect alterations in the brain’s blood flow and metabolism.
A UWM dean is part of a research team studying what happened after a junk food tax was implemented by the Navajo Nation.
Colleen Galambos is examining how social isolation and loneliness affects the health of adults 50 and older.
UWM assistant professor Abigail Phillips has found that librarians are well-positioned to help because ostracized teens often show up at libraries.
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.
Mustafa Hussein led a study about the effects of living wage laws, such as how they affect depressive symptoms and attempts to quit smoking.
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 health sciences doctoral student Bethany Forseth’s research helped fill the knowledge gap about the physiological health benefits of yoga.
Nikotris Perkins wants to delve deeper into how Black women make everything work & fulfill multiple roles while facing challenges such as racism and sexism.
UWM doctoral student Austin Harris uses data science to take a shot at determining why NBA teams win about 60% of their home games.
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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.