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Innovation + Impact

As one of the nation’s leading research institutions, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has been shaping the future since 1867. Our research enterprise drives student experiences and community engagement, powering innovation and positive change locally, nationally, and globally.

 

We're Hiring!

Calling all designers! The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation is looking for a Visual Communications Designer who can help us tell the complex and exciting story of research at UIUC. Applications are due Jan. 31st.

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Today In Illinois Research

 

A Fresh Start

I know I am not alone in using some of the slow down over the winter semester break to bring a little order to the paperwork, notes, and mementos that have piled up—scattered between my administrative, lab, and remote offices and on my computer. It feels inspiring to start the new year with a clean slate! In the spirit of organizing and getting ready for the new semester, I’d like to tidy up my inbox and share a few odds and ends that have rolled in since we last published This Week in Illinois Research

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By the Numbers

 

$689M

Total Research
Expenditures, FY20

#1

Regularly lead the nation
in NSF funding

3M+

Square Footage
for Research

150+

Centers, Laboratories,
and Institutes

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More questions? Contact us at OVCRI@illinois.edu.