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The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (VCRGE) 2016 Fall Research Competition

The following is a recent message from Marsha Mailick, UW-Madison vice chancellor for research and graduate education:

To: Tenured & tenure-track faculty, and academic staff with permanent PI status

Information about the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education’s 2016 Fall Research Competition can be found in the competition announcement at the following website:

The on-line application opens at 7:30 a.m. Monday, August 8, 2016. The deadline for submitting an application is 4:30 p.m. Friday, September 23, 2016.

Faculty members and investigators with permanent PI status may submit one application to this year’s competition. This may be an individual submission or a collaboration with another faculty member or permanent PI. Applicants will be notified of the outcome in December 2016.

Please take a moment to read the announcement at the link above as well as the FAQs relevant to your division.

This research competition is available because of the impressive efforts of UW-Madison faculty and staff in filing successful patents through the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF). We are grateful to WARF for their continued funding of the Fall Competition.


Marsha Mailick
Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education
University of Wisconsin – Madison