Quantum network to test unhackable communications

Argonne, Fermilab and UChicago to create one of world’s longest fiber-optic links to ‘teleport’ information

Chicago Quantum Summit set for Nov. 8-9

Summit gathers leading quantum experts from industry, government and universities

Universities, national laboratories join forces to push Chicago into lead on quantum technology

Collaboration first step in broad partnership between UChicago, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Project will build AI models to explain, predict and influence the social world

UChicago-led collaboration seeks to remove ‘black box’ from AI and machine learning


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.


Tending the Soil

In August, UChicago hosted 22 leading researchers in the fields of soil science, microbiology, computational biology, sensors and nanotechnology at the two-day Microbiome Soil Sensors Workshop to create a roadmap for measuring microbial activity in the soil.

Joel Butler elected AAAS fellow

The American Association for the Advancement of Science has elected Fermilab scientist Joel Butler as a 2018 AAAS fellow. Butler was one of 416 AAAS members nominated this year as fellows by their peers. He was recognized for distinguished contributions to the field...


2018 Midwest Regional Workshop on Accelerator Stewardship Test Facility Program

December 5, 2018, 9:00 AM –
December 6, 2018, 5:00 PM
Argonne and Fermilab
Registration required




Physics with a Bang! Holiday Lecture and Open House

Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018
Lectures at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Kersten Physics Teaching Center
5720 S. Ellis Ave., Chicago, IL
Open House, Demo Alley and Lab Tours available
Learn more

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.