UW–Madison faculty and staff recipients of Fall Research Competition awards say they are thankful for the funding to help them acquire the resources they need to engage in their research. But perhaps most important, they say, is the student support they are able to provide thanks to the funding.

Funding for this research competition, provided by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education, is available because of impressive efforts of UW–Madison faculty and staff in filing successful patents through the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF).

Helen Lee, UW–Madison assistant professor of glassworking and head of glass in the Art Department, says Fall Research Competition funding has allowed her to buy materials for her studio, crate and ship her work to exhibitions, and have a graduate student project assistant with the necessary experience to assist her in the hot shop.


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