Research Support

The Office of Research and National Laboratories offers customized advisory services designed to turn your ideas into action. Whether it’s launching a new research initiative, submitting a funding proposal or developing an early-stage idea, we are your partners during pivotal moments. Learn more below about how our office supports research projects from nascent ideas to large, complex research grants.

Develop Your Idea

Several offices within the Office of Research and National Laboratories can help you develop your early-stage research ideas.

Develop Your Proposal

Find resources and contacts that can help you secure support along the continuum of your project.

Find Facilities and Resources

Find shared facilities, technology and expertise to support your research efforts.

Commercialize Your Research

Engage with the Polsky Center to find opportunities, programs and resources to help you commercialize your idea or invention.

Researcher Tools

Find the tools you need to guide and assist you in conducting your research.

Research Safety

Learn more about laboratory safety, user training and information.

Get Computational Support

Access centralized high-performance computing resources and guidance through the Research Computing Center, a full-service high-performance computing center for the UChicago community.

Institutes and Centers

Discover the University’s Institutes and Centers, which bring together diverse groups of researchers to address important topics.

Laboratory Collaborations

Learn more about joint initiatives with our affiliated national laboratories, which leverage intellectual and technical resources to pioneer science with meaningful application.