Northwestern Research

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Bold discovery is a hallmark of Northwestern’s research enterprise. More than 100 school-based centers and 53 University Research Centers create knowledge across all fields, including international and domestic policy, chemistry, neuroscience, nanotechnology, biotechnology, materials science, and drug discovery. Northwestern scholars take on humanity’s toughest challenges, working collaboratively across disciplines to create breakthrough solutions — and a better world.

$650MAnnual Sponsored Research (2015-2016)

90School-based Research Centers

54University Research Centers


The Northwestern research community hosts lectures, seminars, workshops, and educational events throughout the year.

Start Date: Fri, Apr 28, 2017 9:00 AM
End Date: Fri, Apr 28, 2017 4:15 PM

9:00 AM

Friday, April 28, 2017 -
09:00 to 16:15
1818 Maple Avenue Hilton Garden Inn
Evanston, IL 60201
United States
Start Date: Fri, Apr 28, 2017 12:00 PM
End Date: Fri, Apr 28, 2017 1:30 PM

12:00 PM

Friday, April 28, 2017 -
12:00 to 13:30
1940 Sheridan Road Conference Room
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

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