Past Discovery Challenge Events

Event Presenter Date
Preparing for Serendipity — Reflections of a
'Boundary Crosser' at UW–Madison
Paul H. Williams, Director, Wisconsin Fast Plants Program
April 6, 2016
Engineering Nature's Light Keith V. Wood, Head of Research, Advanced Technologies, Promega Corporation April 9, 2015
The National Science Foundation: How? Why? What Next? Fleming Crim, Assistant Director, Directorate of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, NSF, and John E. Willard and Hilldale Professor, Department of Chemistry, UW–Madison
May 21, 2014
Ethnobotany in Ecuador David Kiefer, Clinical Instructor, UW School of Medicine and Public Health May 21, 2014
Discovery Challenge 2014 Winners Szymon Ciesielski
Gagan Gupta
Robert R. Lindner
Shuting Zhang
May 21, 2014
Collaborations and Team Science L. Michelle Bennett, Deputy Scientific Director of the Division of Intramural Research (DIR) at the NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute April 14, 2014
Elevator Pitches for Scientists: What, Where, When and How? Dan Olszewski, Director, Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship, Wisconsin School of Business
Harisha Rajanala, Winner, 2013 Discovery Challenge Poster Session
Kristin Jenkins, Programs Director, Institute for Biology Education, UW–Madison
Terry Devitt, Director, University Research Communications
April 7, 2014
Visually Communicating Scientific Data H. Adam Steinberg, founder, artforscience March 10, 2014
Improve Your Scientific Writing Skills Mattie Burkert, Outreach Coordinator, Writing Center; Graduate Student, UW–Madison
Dr. Joan S. Jorgensen, Professor, UW–Madison
February 17, 2014
Dispelling the Myths About Patenting Academic Research: A panel discussion Michael Falk, General Counsel, WARF
Jordan Sand, Postdoc, UW–Madison
Gagan Gupta, Graduate Student, UW–Madison
Laura Strong, COO, Quintessence Biosciences
February 3, 2014
Maximizing Your Communicative Impact: A panel discussion Steve Paulson, Executive Producer, Wisconsin Public Radio
Sharon Dunwoody, Professor, UW–Madison School of Journalism & Mass Communication
Avtar Roopra, Professor, UW School of Medicine and Public Health
December 16, 2013
Tools & Techniques to Generate New Ideas & Discoveries Darin Eich
Innovation Speaker
November 25, 2013
WARF Discovery Challenge
Information Session
Shannon Roberts and Kate Helmich
WARF Ambassadors
October 28, 2013
Showing What a University Can Do Kevin Walters
Historian-in-Residence, WARF
May 20, 2013
Innovation Through Collaboration Rimas Buinevicius, Managing Partner of Madcelerator LLC May 20, 2013
The Challenge of Innovation JoAnne Robbins
Professor, UW School of Medicine
and Public Health
March 18, 2013
Entering into Interdisciplinary Collaborations Brian Fox
Professor, UW–Madison College of Agriculture
and Life Sciences
March 18, 2013
Breaking Barriers Lou Tetlan
UW School of Medicine and Public Health
March 18, 2013
Presenting Your Research
to a Public Audience
Tim Miller
Spoken Science
February 27, 2013
Technology Commercialization at UW–Madison: Getting from the Lab to the Marketplace Mark Staudt & Jennifer Gottwald
WARF Licensing Team
February 5, 2013
A Fresh Look at Designing Academic Posters Lou Tetlan
UW School of Medicine and Public Health
&
Doug Marschalek
UW School of Education
January 17, 2013
Patent Search Basics Craig Fieschko
Attorney, DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C.
December 10, 2012
Intellectual Property Basics for Students Stephanie Whitehorse
Intellectual Property Manager, WARF
December 10, 2012
Discovery Challenge Q&A Maria Mikedis, Samantha Lewis
WARF Ambassadors
November 28, 2012

 

Preparing for Serendipity — Reflections of a "Boundary Crosser' at UW–Madison

Discovery Challenge

April 6, 2016

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Engineering Nature's Light

Discovery Challenge

April 9, 2015

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The National Science Foundation: How? Why? What Next?

Discovery Challenge

May 21, 2014

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Ethnobotany in Ecuador

Discovery Challenge

May 21, 2014

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Discovery Challenge 2014 Winners

Discovery Challenge

May 21, 2014

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Collaborations and Team Science

Discovery Challenge

April 14, 2014

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Elevator Pitches for Scientists: What, Where, When and How?

Discovery Challenge

April 7, 2014

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Visually Communicating Scientific Data

Discovery Challenge

March 10, 2014

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Improve Your Scientific Writing Skills

Discovery Challenge

February 17, 2014

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Dispelling the Myths About Patenting Academic Research: A panel discussion

Discovery Challenge

February 3, 2014

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Maximizing Your Communicative Impact: A panel discussion

Discovery Challenge

Dec. 16, 2013

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Tools & Techniques to Generate New Ideas & Discoveries

Darin Eich - Discovery Challenge

Nov. 25, 2013

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Information Session - Discovery Challenge

Oct. 28, 2013

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Showing What a University Can Do

Kevin Walters - Discovery Challenge

May 20, 2013

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Innovation Through Collaboration, Extending Beyond Your Comfort Zone

Rimas Buinevicius - Discovery Challenge

May 20, 2013

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Entering into Interdisciplinary Collaborations

JoAnne Robbins - Discovery Challenge

Mar. 18, 2013


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Entering into Interdisciplinary Collaborations

Brian Fox - Discovery Challenge

Mar. 18, 2013


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Entering into Interdisciplinary Collaborations

Lou Tetlan - Breaking Barriers - Discovery Challenge

Mar. 18, 2013


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Presenting Your Research to a Public Audience

Tim Miller - Discovery Challenge

Feb. 27, 2013

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Technology Commercialization at UW-Madison:
Getting from the Lab to the Marketplace

Mark Staudt & Jennifer Gottwald
WARF Licensing Team

Feb. 5, 2013


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A Fresh Look at Designing Academic Posters

Lou Tetlan, UW School of Medicine and Public Health &
Doug Marschalek, UW School of Education

Jan. 17, 2013

Download the complete presentation. (9MB PDF file)

Poster printing locations both on and off campus (UW Net ID required to access).

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Patent Search Basics

Craig Fieschko
Patent attorney, DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C.

December 10, 2012

Download "How to Build a Better Mousetrap: Using Patent Searching for Better, Faster, and Cheaper Engineering Research and Product Development" by Craig Fieschko. (250KB PDF file)

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Intellectual Property Basics for Students

Stephanie Whitehorse
Intellectual Property Manager, WARF

Dec. 10, 2012

Download the complete presentation. (7MB PowerPoint file)

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Discovery Challenge Q&A
H.F. DeLuca Forum

Maria Mikedis, Samantha Lewis
WARF Ambassadors

Nov. 28, 2012

Download the complete presentation. (150KB PowerPoint file)

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