WISCIENCE Public Service Fellow Adrian George partnered with the Policy & Engagement Coordinator at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to develop a strategy for the identification of risk and disproportionate impacts of pollution and climate change for communities in Wisconsin. They researched other states’ approaches to environmental justice screening and analyzed Wisconsin’s existing data to write a proposal recommending a methodology to be used to best approach these environmental impacts on a large-scale initiative in Wisconsin.
Fall 2021 Research-Related Resources
Research Peer Leader Drop-in Hours, Find a Mentor Workshops, and More
Guide to Undergraduate Research
A guide for undergraduates who want to engage in research on campus and need help navigating the process.
Finding a Mentor
A resource with tips to help guide you in your process of finding a mentor.
Funding for Undergraduate Research
Tips on how to find funding for your undergraduate research.
Share Your Research
Becoming part of the scientific community involves not only conducting research but also communicating about it effectively. Writing about research, talking about it, summarizing it, and creating posters and other visual presentations about it are …
Types of Undergraduate Research
This resource shares tips on what you can gain from an undergraduate research experience.
Creating a Mentoring Contract
It’s important that you and your mentor have a common understanding of what the research experience will be. Meet with your mentor to discuss what each of you expects. Consider using a mentor-mentee contract to …
Pause, Breathe, Reflect and Reset
As this challenging academic year winds down, it can be especially valuable for grad students to take the time to consider where they’re headed, writes Steve Lee and WISCIENCE faculty director Janet Branchaw.
Kevin Niemi Wins Ann Wallace Career Achievement Award
During his remarkable 24-year career with WISCIENCE, Kevin Niemi, who retired in January 2021, was a leader in identifying and developing partnerships with community members and organizations. He brought his expertise in STEM education to K-12 students, to UW–Madison students, and to teachers in school districts throughout the state, nation and even the world, primarily in Thailand.