In the Media

Further pollution reduction necessary in China: UChicago professor

March 30, 2018

UChicago Professor & EPI Director Michael Greenstone praises China's success in reducing pollution, but notes that even further reductions are necessary.
SIFK BLOG!

What Can Marvel’s Black Panther Tell Viewers about Science and Technology in Africa?

February 21, 2018

Damien Droney, SIFK Postdoctoral Scholar focused on the politics of science, technology, and medicine in postcolonial Africa, discusses Marvel's newly-released Black Panther movie.
Announcements

Neubauer Collegium announces new faculty research projects

February 14, 2018

SIFK Faculty members Haun Saussy, Ada Palmer, Dario Maestripieri, and John Goldsmith receive support for collaborative and diverse research projects.
In the Media

In a Year of Dystopian Tales, Ada Palmer Shows What Utopia Might Cost

February 07, 2018

Chicago Magazine interviews SIFK faculty member Ada Palmer about the inspiration for her science-fiction book series, Terra Ignota.
In the Media

You are what you (and your microbiome) eat, scientists say

February 07, 2018

Prof. Jack Gilbert explains how microbes affects people’s health in Chicago Tribune video
Announcements

Adam Kola Receives Grant from Polish National Science Center

January 25, 2018

Adam F. Kola has received a grant from the Polish National Science Center in the amount of $10,000. The grant will cover summer archival research in the National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, MD.
News

Haun Saussy Awarded Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies

January 10, 2018

Congratulations to Professor Haun Saussy for being awarded the Modern Language Association of America's Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies.
News

Claudia Brittenham Recieves Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities

January 10, 2018

Congratulations to Professor Claudia Brittenham for being awarded a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support her research for the 2018-19 year.
In the Media

Inaugural Stevanovich Institute conference examines how knowledge is formed

December 18, 2017

For four days beginning on Nov. 16, 40 thinkers from the University of Chicago and institutions around the world debated what knowledge is, how it came to be and what its role is today.
Features

Wu Hung honored for helping create field of contemporary Chinese art history

November 09, 2017

Congratulations to Professor Wu Hung for being named the College Art Association's 2018 Distinguished Scholar.
In the Media

“Certain drifts cause us to reflect on the state of science in the world”

October 04, 2017

"For Mario Biagioli, historian of science and jurist, the race for publication, which has become the heart of the research evaluation system, is inciting researchers to misconduct."
SIFK BLOG!

The Romans, just wars, and exceptionalism

September 28, 2017