Important updates on research continuity during the COVID-19 outbreak

Instructions for principal investigators who lead on-campus research teams and laboratories and for directors of on-campus research facilities.

New Graduate Research Cooperative Launched

Program embeds graduate students at Argonne, allows Argonne scientists to be primary research advisors for UChicago PhD students.

UChicago to collaborate with leading French research center

UChicago, CNRS launch a collaboration to grow opportunities across a range of scientific fields.

UChicago jumpstarts collaborations with national labs in AI, quantum

UChicago is seeding promising projects with Argonne and Fermilab in the emerging fields of AI and quantum science

Chicago Quantum Exchange partners with leading companies

Boeing, Applied Materials and others join new corporate partnership program to advance research and education

Creating Capacity

UChicago researchers and scholars transform the way we see the world. The Office of Research 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.


Scientists show how preexisting drug could counteract COVID-19

Scientists show how preexisting drug could counteract COVID-19

Since appearing in late 2019, the SARS-CoV-2 virus has caused sickness and death across the globe. Researchers and scientists have been looking at multiple solutions to treat COVID-19, including repurposing approved pharmaceutical drugs. One such preexisting drug that...


ALCF Computational Performance Workshop


May 5, 2020
Argonne National Laboratory
The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) is hosting a three-day virtual workshop designed to help researchers boost code performance and achieve computational readiness on ALCF supercomputers.

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Colloquium: AI for Particle Physics: Better, Smarter, Faster


May 6, 2020
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Recent advances in deep neural networks (DNNs) have led to significant improvements in the accuracy of particle identification, among other areas. We continue to explore cutting-edge techniques such as graph neural networks, which generalize the representation of our data to exploit as much information as possible.
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Quarantine and Economic Uncertainty: History Lessons from a Mid-Pacific Seaport


May 6, 2020
University of Chicago
Christopher Kindell, PhD

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National Laboratories

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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.

UChicago CASE

Learn more about the University of Chicago’s Consortium for Advanced Science and Engineering.