Next-gen camera for South Pole Telescope takes data on early universe

Fermilab’s 40-meter-circumference IOTA — the Integrable Optics Test Accelerator — saw first beam on Aug. 21.

UChicago, Fermilab scientists detect most common way that Higgs bosons decay

Scientists now know the fate of most Higgs bosons produced in Large Hadron Collider

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


Nanocrystal links could lead to better electronics, scientists say

UChicago, Argonne scientists find atomic explanation for easing electrons’ paths

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.


Ka Yee Lee named Vice Provost for Research

Ka Yee Lee, Professor in Chemistry, the James Franck Institute, the Institute for Biophysical Dynamics and the College, and the Senior Associate Vice President for Research, has been appointed Vice Provost for Research.


The 88th Compton Lecture Series: Nuts and Bolts Cosmology

Saturdays, Sept. 29 - Nov. 17, 2018
11 A.M.
Amy Lowitz,
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
Kersten Physics Teaching Center
5720 S. Ellis, Room 106

Chain Reaction Innovations Demo Day 2018

September 12, 2018
5 - 8:30 p.m. 
University of Chicago Gleacher Center
450 Cityfront Plaza Dr., Chicago
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Frontiers of Molecular Engineering

Sept. 27-18, 2018
Institute for Molecular Engineering
University of Chicago
For academic researchers
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UChicago CASE

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