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.



Virtual Symposium: Mind Bytes 2021


March 31, 2021
Research Computing Expo and Symposium
Mind Bytes, a celebration of scholarship and research computing, will be taking place this year via Zoom. It is a unique event that brings together faculty, staff, and students from every corner of the University who share an interest in high-end computing, data, scientific visualization, and the use of computation and data to advance what is considered state of the art in their fields. The theme for discussion for this year’s event is From AI to Quantum Computing: Towards a Transformative Research Ecosystem.

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Virtual Conference: DeepTechU // Connect, Collaborate, Venture to Change the World


April 20-22, 2021
Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

DeepTechU is a new venture conference presented by the University of Chicago Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in collaboration with several partner universities.The three-day, virtual conference will focus on deep tech ventures from university researchers across various industries and feature quick pitches, panel discussions, among other educational content. DeepTechU is for entrepreneurial faculty and researchers from Midwest universities and venture capital investors interested in deep tech.

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Virtual conference: America Resilient: Projecting and Preparing for the Effects of Climate Change


April 14, 2021
Argonne National Laboratory
This is a half-day virtual climate conference convened by Argonne National Laboratory. The America Resilient conference will focus on the urgent need for governments, industries, and communities across the nation to plan for and adapt to climate change impacts. These impacts will be felt in the short term through disasters such as floods, hurricanes and wildfires and over the long term through the cumulative effects of changing temperatures.

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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.