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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.

News

For a sustainable future, scientists rethink plastics and devices

For a sustainable future, scientists rethink plastics and devices

Modern society is now starting to feel the real-world effects of climate change, after more than a century of unrestrained carbon emissions, overuse of natural resources, and irresponsible production of material waste. The rise of atmospheric carbon dioxide has...

Events

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

 

Nov. 3, 2021

Argonne

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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Virtual event: A Fireside Chat with Dean Angela Olinto

 

Recorded event
UChicago Global

Part of the UChicago-Brazil Collaboration in Science Lecture Series

Join a fireside chat with Angela Olinto, Dean of the Physical Sciences Division at the University of Chicago, and João R.T. de Mello Neto, Professor of Physics at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Angela will discuss her research in astrophysics and cosmology, her personal journey from Brazil to the US, and her leadership journey as an academic, a woman in science, and a strong proponent of diversity and inclusion at UChicago.

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Virtual event: Jumpstarting Quantum Technology Commercialization

 

Oct. 15, 2021

Polsky Center

Offered by the Midwest I-Corps Node, in partnership with the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Duality, the Jumpstart workshop will help teams explore the commercial viability of quantum technologies, including hardware and software solutions as well as quantum-enabling technologies.

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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

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