Research Partnerships for the National Science and Technology Enterprise

URA connects research universities, national laboratories, and government agencies to realize research opportunities that benefit the public interest and build knowledge for new generations of scientists.

Research Partnerships for the National Science and Technology Enterprise

URA connects research universities, national laboratories, and government agencies to realize research opportunities that benefit the public interest and build knowledge for new generations of scientists.

Fermilab's 6,800-acre site is located in Batavia, Illinois, and is managed by the Fermi Research Alliance LLC for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science. FRA is a partnership of the University of Chicago and Universities Research Association Inc., a consortium of over 90 research universities.

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By fostering linkages to external expertise, contribute to the continuing excellence of Sandia National Laboratories’ science, technology, and engineering and the development of R&D talent, in support of Sandia’s mission to create innovative, science-based, systems-engineering solutions.

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The Pierre Auger Observatory is an international cosmic ray observatory that is designed to detect ultra-high-energy cosmic rays. More than 500 physicists from nearly 100 institutions around the world are collaborating to maintain and upgrade the observatory site, and collect and analyze data.

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“The (Muon g-2) experiment is effectively measuring the magnetic strength of the muon. We needed to measure it at a higher precision and see what that difference is about and the best place to do that is at Fermilab.”

– VSP Awardee Brynn MacCoy

Data Analysis

Building partnerships of innovation among academia, government, and private enterprise

Physical Science

Helping advance scientific discoveries that forge R&D to aid the nation and greater understandings of our universe

Engineering

Finding pathways to solutions and expanding discovery in the national interest

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Four URA member universities receive funding for Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing (SciDAC) partnership in nuclear physics

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