Category Archives: Culture

30-year collaboration earns UW climatologist China’s top science honor

University of Wisconsin–Madison climatologist John Kutzbach has been awarded China’s highest scientific honor for foreigners in recognition of 30 years of collaboration that has advanced both American and Chinese climate…

Creating a digital cure for epilepsy

HOUSTON – A team of Rice engineering students recently took top honors and a $5,000 prize for its development of a potential digital cure for epilepsy. Epilepsy is a neurological…

NIH grant funds Center for Engineering Complex Tissues at Rice

Biomedical technology resource will build a community around biomaterials HOUSTON – Bioengineers at Rice University, the University of Maryland and Wake Forest University have received a $6.25 million National Institutes…

5th Int’l Conference on Science and Scientist-2017 scheduled in Kathmandu

Kathmandu- With slogan “working together toward a spiritual science of the conscious self”, this year in Kathmandu fifth international conference of Science and Scientist 2017 will organize on August, 18-19.

Visedo deepens discussions to access China’s booming EV market

HELSINKI – Finnish manufacturer of heavy duty electric drivetrains Visedo has signed a letter of intent to help the company access China’s booming electric vehicles market. Visedo CEO Kimmo Rauma…

“Women-Technopreneur” kicked off in Kathmandu

Kathmandu- Robotics Association of Nepal (RAN) in partnership with the U.S Embassy Kathmandu has kicked off five day technical workshop series “Women-Technopreneur” at IHUB in Kathmandu, Today.

UW-Madison team wins Innovation Award in Hyperloop competition

A team of University of Wisconsin–Madison students won an innovation award in a worldwide SpaceX Hyperloop pod competition. The UW–Madison Badgerloop team competed against 30 teams from colleges and universities…

Spinoff readies stem cells for medicine

Stem Pharm Inc., a University of Wisconsin-Madison startup built on inventions related to the growth and control of stem cells, received a $290,000 grant Jan. 19 from the National Institutes of Health.

UW-Madison astrophysics innovator Lawler wins national award

James Lawler, a University of Wisconsin–Madison professor of physics known for devising innovative techniques to measure the chemical elements in the sun and other stars, has been named the recipient…

Jane Qiu and Jane Palmer awarded EGU Science Journalism Fellowship

The European Geosciences Union (EGU) has named journalists Jane Qiu and Jane Palmer as the winners of its 2017 Science Journalism Fellowship.  Qiu will receive €3,000 to report on glaciers and fjord ecosystems in Svalbard, while…