UChicago, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign partner on major innovation initiative

Collaboration is first project in statewide plan for tech and economic development

LIGO announces detection of gravitational waves from colliding neutron stars

UChicago physicists calculate expansion rate of universe using breakthrough research

NIH taps Chicago universities for center on environmental health

Center to study and reduce environmental health-related disparities among residents

UK commits $88 million to LBNF/DUNE

The UK and U.S. have signed the first ever umbrella science and technology agreement between the two nations.

Creating Capacity

UChicago researchers and scholars transform the way we see the world. Research, Innovation and National Laboratories provides comprehensive support, guidance and resources to help our researchers advance their work, including connections to world-leading researchers and facilities at Argonne National Laboratory, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, the Marine Biological Laboratory and the Giant Magellan Telescope project.


Paul K. Kearns has been appointed director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory. Kearns, who has served in multiple leadership roles in the national laboratory system and at the Department of Energy, is currently the interim director of Argonne. His appointment is effective immediately. Read more


Maria Goeppert-Mayer Lecture: Big Sciences

Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 4–5:15 p.m.
Kersten Physics Teaching Center
Maria Goeppert-Mayer Lecture Hall
Open to UChicago community and the public

Argonne OutLoud: Nuclear Energy and Technology – from 1942 to the 3rd Millennium

Thursday, October 26, 2017
– 8 p.m.
Argonne National Laboratory
Building 240
Registration Required


Physics Colloquium: Impact on University Research

Thursday, November 16
4:00 – 5:15 P.M.
Kersten Physics Teaching Center, Maria Goeppert-Mayer Lecture Hall
5720 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637

Laboratory Safety

Research safety is essential to the responsible conduct of scientific inquiry. Contact the Office of Research Safety for more resources on campus-wise research laboratory safety, user training and information.


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National Laboratories

We manage one of the world’s most preeminent research networks. From historic experiments in nuclear energy, developmental biology, and particle physics to today’s challenges of renewable power, dark matter, and microbial ecology, these institutions have long been at the vanguard of discovery.