Northwestern Research

Ideas with Impact

Bold discovery is a hallmark of Northwestern’s research enterprise. More than 100 school-based centers and 54 University Research Institutes and 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. The Office for Research provides a portfolio of expert services and resources to advance these transformative efforts.

$649.7MAnnual Sponsored Research (2015-2016)

90School-based Research Centers

54University Research Institutes and Centers


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

Start Date: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 9:00 PM
End Date: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 11:00 PM

9:00 PM

Friday, July 28, 2017 -
21:00 to 23:00
2131 Tech Drive Room 23
Evanston, IL 60208
United States
Start Date: Sat, Jul 29, 2017 5:00 PM
End Date: Sat, Jul 29, 2017 11:45 PM

5:00 PM

Saturday, July 29, 2017 -
17:00 to 23:45
600 E Grand Ave Navy Pier Grand Ballroom
Chicago, IL 60622
United States

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