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The University of Chicago is home to more than 140 interdisciplinary centers and institutes that bring together scholars from across academic disciplines and around the world to conduct transformative research. Eleven of these centers and institutes are part of the Office of the Provost, and are listed below. For a complete list of the University’s 140+ centers and institutes, please visit https://www.uchicago.edu/research/centers/.
 
Becker Friedman Institute for Economics
The Becker Friedman Institute for Economics brings together researchers from the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics, the Booth School of Business, the Harris School of Public Policy, and the Law School to address difficult economic problems. Using data and cutting-edge analytical tools, researchers put ideas into action to inform key decision-makers.
 
Center for Data and Computing
As the focus point for data science and artificial intelligence research on campus, the Center for Data and Computing engages leaders to advance science and discovery through data and computation. Projects span a range of societal challenges and technology opportunities and leverage advances in applications, models, algorithms, and platforms.
 
Center for Identity + Inclusion
The Center for Identity + Inclusion engages members of the University community to foster a an intentionally diverse and inclusive campus environment that supports the exploration of varied identities and their intersections. 
 
Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality
The Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality integrates innovations in the study of women, gender, and sexuality into the core research and teaching mission of the University. Scholars facilitate conversations about gender and sexuality through research and academic coursework.  
 
Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture
The Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture is dedicated to promoting engaged scholarship and debate around the topics of race and ethnicity. Central to the center’s work is the acknowledgement that race and ethnicity intersect with other primary identities such as gender, class, sexuality, and nationality, necessitating the exploration of social and identity divisions within racialized communities.
 
Chicago Center for Teaching
The Chicago Center for Teaching supports the University’s diverse community of instructors in developing their teaching practices to enhance student learning across campus. The Center encourages the use of research-based pedagogical practices and offers workshops, seminars and individual consultations.  
 
Institute of Politics
The nonpartisan Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago aims to ignite a passion for politics and public service. The core programs are civic engagement and career development opportunities for students, visiting fellowships for distinguished political officials and programming for the public. 
 
Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation
At the Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation, researchers from the social, natural, and computational sciences and humanities study the processes that shape global, sustainable urban development. The Institute generates best practices around urban development, while training the next generation.
 
Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society
The Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society brings together scholars and practitioners to solve complex humanistic challenges. Through faculty research projects, a global fellows initiative, and exhibitions, the Neubauer Collegium explores novel approaches to complex human questions.
 
Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge
The Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge unites scholars to study the process of knowledge formation and transmittal from antiquity to the present day. The institute is a research laboratory and incubator for faculty and visiting scholars, and offers support for affiliated PhD students and post-doctoral scholars. 
 
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