Northwestern University joins Chicago Quantum Exchange

Collaboration is next step in advancing quantum information science expertise

University of Chicago pioneers new model to fund risky, ambitious research

Big Ideas Generator supports innovative work with potential to transform fields

Walter Massey, champion of art and science education, receives Vannevar Bush Award

Administrator, trustee emeritus and former faculty member honored for ‘unparalleled’ leadership

New Argonne supercomputer, built for next-gen AI, will be most powerful in U.S.

Exascale computer will accelerate breakthroughs in cancer treatment, neuroscience, other areas

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.


Peer lab walkthrough promotes safety innovation

The Joint Research Safety Initiative recently held an event in the Department of Chemistry and the Institute for Molecular Engineering to train a group of graduate students to evaluate safety concepts and best practices.


Compton Lecture Series: Symmetry and Symmetry Breaking

Saturdays, April 6 - June 1
11 a.m. 
 Kersten Physics Teaching Center, 5720 S. Ellis, Room 106
Yu-Chen Tung, Enrico Fermi Institute Postdoctoral Scholar, will discuss the concept of symmetry and important discoveries and developments in particle physics. 
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Fermilab Outdoor Family Fair

June 9, 2019
1 to 4 p.m.
Lederman Science Center
Families will explore the outdoor world at Fermilab through hands-on exploration. The event is free, and registration is not required.
More information

Tenth International School and Conference on Spintronics and Quantum Information Technology

June 24-27, 2019
SpintechX will highlight fundamental physical phenomena related to spin-dependent effects in condensed matter 
Hotel InterContinental Chicago
505 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Registration required


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.