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University Research Institute and Center Administration

View the List of URICs

University Research Institutes and Centers (URICs) are a hallmark of Northwestern’s world-class research enterprise. Bridging disciplines across school boundaries, URICs are knowledge hubs that spur high-impact, collaborative discovery with great social benefit. Northwestern’s URICs continue to drive research innovation across domains as varied as nanotechnology; the biological sciences; energy and sustainability; policy; and more.



URICs in a graphical grid layout

Our planet never stops, so neither can we.