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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.



Virtual lecture: AI for Science: From Atoms to the Cosmos


Recorded event


Director’s Special Colloquium Celebrating Argonne’s 75th Anniversary

Scientists across the globe are using artificial intelligence (AI) to design better materials and processes, accelerate drug discovery, explore the mysteries of the universe, automate traditional research, and drive an array of scientific discoveries.This colloquium, the fourth in the series celebrating Argonne’s 75th anniversary, will engage a panel of experts to discuss how AI is used in, and has transformed, science.

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Info session: Polsky Programs for Scientists


Feb. 8, 2022


This informational session will highlight upcoming programs for scientists interested in commercializing a technology or other research discovery. Faculty and researchers from across the University of Chicago, Argonne National Lab, Fermilab, and the Marine Biological Laboratory are encouraged to join. Information on the following Polsky Center opportunities will be shared: NSF I-Corps program, Compass deep tech accelerator, and George Shultz Innovation Fund.

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Virtual Ask a Scientist: DUNE, the next-generation neutrino catcher


Jan. 9, 2021


Despite being everywhere, neutrinos are incredibly challenging to catch; we need to produce large numbers of them and place giant detectors with unprecedented technologies in their paths. The next-generation Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, DUNE will do just that. Join Fermilab Neutrino physicist, Tanaz Mohayai, to learn more about DUNE.

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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.

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.