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The Giant Magellan Telescope will be one member of the next generation of giant ground-based telescopes that promises to revolutionize our view and understanding of the universe. It will be constructed in the Las Campanas Observatory in Chile. Commissioning of the telescope is scheduled to begin in 2029.
Founded in 2010, HCEO is a network of over 500 global scholars, educators and policy makers focused on human capital development and its impact on opportunity inequality. HCEO’s unique approach enables collaboration among academics with varying disciplines, approaches, perspectives and fields. HCEO integrates biological, sociological, and psychological perspectives into traditionally economic questions. The result is innovative thinking and approaches to inequality and human capital development research.
At the Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation, our researchers come from the social, natural, and computational sciences, along with the humanities. Together, we pursue innovative, interdisciplinary scholarship, develop new educational programs, and provide leadership and evidence to support global, sustainable urban development.
The Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society explores new possibilities for humanistic research collaborations at the University of Chicago. In its first six years the Neubauer Collegium has funded 87 interdisciplinary research projects, many of which bring research partners from institutions in the United States and abroad to address topics of global concern. More than 150 University of Chicago faculty from all Humanities and Social Sciences departments, all divisions and professional schools, have contributed to these efforts.
The Pozen Family Center for Human Rights at the University of Chicago supports innovative interdisciplinary teaching and research initiatives that critically explore the theory and practice of global human rights.
The University of Chicago is a center of remarkable strength in British Studies broadly conceived.
As the social impact hub at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, the Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation offers hands-on learning opportunities, supports innovative courses, and pursues research—all with the goal of developing people and practices with the potential to solve the world’s biggest problems.
The South Pole Telescope is a 10 meter diameter telescope operating at the NSF South Pole research station. The telescope is designed for conducting large-area millimeter and sub-millimeter wave surveys of faint, low contrast emission, as required to map primary and secondary anisotropies in the cosmic microwave background. The SPT is a collaboration between the U of Chicago, UC Berkley, Case Western Reserve University, U of Illinois, and Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, and is primarily funded through NSF OPP.
UChicago Research Bangladesh (URB) is an international non-profit research organization affiliated with the University of Chicago, USA. URB conducts research, training, and community service activities for the improvement of human health in Bangladesh and beyond. URB also works closely with scientists, health professionals and policy makers from partner institutions in Bangladesh, the USA, and other countries.
-Water and air pollution and health outcomes.
-Cause, prevention and management of non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
The University of Chicago Center in Beijing provides a physical presence to enhance and strengthen the University’s traditionally strong ties to Chinese thought and culture. Building upon more than a century of collaboration between scholars from Chicago and China, the Center in Beijing enables the University to expand existing activities and form new alliances and partnerships with universities, businesses, medical centers, policy groups, government agencies, and cultural organizations in China.