All Featured Academic Research

One woman and two men pose in a laboratory.

February 15, 2024

UIC research helps create new antibiotic that evades bacterial resistance 

New drug inspired by images that captured how bacteria block antibiotic activity

Two women stand in front of a bookcase containing medical texts.

February 5, 2024

Making the invisible visible: New center explores equity in dementia care and caregiving 

The Center for Health Equity in Cognitive Aging will fund research, mentor faculty and connect with a national network

Jordi Cabana-Jimenez Next Gen Electrochemistry Workshop

January 12, 2024

Department of Energy ‘Earthshot’ grants fund UIC research on green tech advances 

Researchers work toward carbon capture, hydrogen fuel and cleaner steelmaking

2023 College of Dentistry Researchers group photo - (Left to right) Dr. Min Kyeong Lee, Dr. Maysaa Oubaidin, Dr. Veerasathpurush (Sath) Allareddy, Dr. Flavio José Castelli Sanchez, Dr. Mohammed H. Elnagar) Photo credit: Jenny Fontaine University of Illinois Chicago

November 16, 2023

AI, blockchain and phone scans: UIC researchers bring new technology to dentistry 

Exploring the value of the newest tech tools in the dentist’s office and dental education

Courtesy of the Children’s Environmental Health Initiative. State health department staff discuss example maps they've created at a GIS training capacity building session led by CEHI.

October 13, 2023

For researchers tackling inequities, maps are a powerful tool

Faculty across UIC use maps, data visualization in support of positive change

A bouquet-like arrangement of blue and white spikes emerge from a black background.

September 11, 2023

UIC exceeds half a billion dollars in research funding for first time 

The University of Illinois Chicago received $509 million in research […]

August 22, 2023

UIC leads national consortium educating next generation of quantum engineers 

The $4.8 million initiative will pave educational pathways to usher students from all backgrounds into quantum information sciences.

Chicago River photo

July 17, 2023

A novel plan to recycle Chicago’s wastewater could prevent a future water crisis  

Recycling wastewater could offer a solution for communities west of Chicago running low on drinking water

May 16, 2023

AI voice coach shows promise in psychotherapy for depression and anxiety

App delivering psychotherapy can help patients with mild depression and anxiety

Michael Caffrey, graduate student Nitin Jayakumar, and Igor Paprotny work in the Nanofabrication Lab.

May 2, 2023

A smoke detector for viruses?  

UIC biologist and engineer collaborate on new monitoring tech

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