WARF Discovery Challenge
Promoting cross-disciplinary collaboration among
The WARF Discovery Challenge is a two-part research competition open to UW–Madison graduate students and postdoctoral researchers from all departments.
Part I: Research Symposium — April 12, 2017
The poster symposium brings researchers together to exchange ideas and identify potential cross-disciplinary collaborators. Several cash prizes will be awarded. Apply now.
- How well the presentation describes the project and the need for collaboration to advance its goals
- The potential of the project to lead to significant advances in the field and/or significant impact on society
- Innovation and creativity
Compete for research awards of up to $7,500
Teams of scientists submit original, collaborative research ideas, and the winning proposals receive a research award to fund work on the project. Winners also have the opportunity to present their work at the 2018 Discovery Challenge Research Symposium.
|2016 Research Symposium winners|
|2016 Research Award winners|
Wei-Hua Lee and Vijesh Bhute