Stephanie Tai awarded Worldwide Universities Network grant
April 25, 2012
Stephanie Tai, a professor in the University of Wisconsin Law School and Nelson Institute faculty affiliate, has been awarded a $5,000 Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) Seed Grant, funded through the Division of International Studies, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) and the Graduate School.
Titled Adapting to Climate Change: An Innovative Legal Approach to Climate Mitigation, the project is one of five at UW–Madison to be awarded a WUN grant.
The Worldwide Universities Network is an international alliance of leading higher education institutions. WUN builds on its partners’ commitment to quality and innovation in research and teaching by developing collaborations in interdisciplinary areas of global significance.
The “Seed Funding” Project Development Grants are designed to support faculty and academic staff who seek to establish new research linkages via exchanges and jointly sponsored workshops and conferences. Projects must focus on one of the four core WUN research areas (Global Challenges):
- Adapting to Climate Change
- Understanding Cultures
- Global Health – (Public Health – non-communicable disease)
- Globalization of Higher Education and Research