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.

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.


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...


Virtual event: The Gifts


Sept. 26, 2021


Do we appreciate and enjoy all the gifts that discovering Nature through science can bring? In this illustrated talk of art, poetry and science, artist Geraldine Cox will explore some of these gifts and discuss how Nature’s marvelous imagination and our methods of understanding it might play a greater role in our world. Cox works with physicists to find resonant new expression for the beautiful things we have discovered and inspires others to do the same.

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Virtual event: A Fireside Chat with Dean Angela Olinto


Sept. 24, 2021
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: How to Secure SBIR Funding


Sept. 30, 2021

Polsky Center

UChicago graduate Antonio Sosa-Pascual, AB ’96, CEO of REOFTech, will provide insight to potentially secure millions in SBIR funding to successfully advance your technology and launch your venture. During the workshop he will cover the SBIR process, previous use cases of successful teams, and share more about the work they do to help researchers and technologists advance.

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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.