The JRSI aims to facilitate open dialogues about safety and to provide resources to help us all be our best, safest selves.
Sibener Group Safety Spotlight
Safety and Research go hand in hand. Every paper published from UChicago includes experiments that have been carefully designed to target scientific questions in a sustainable and safe manner. In our new Safety Spotlight series, the UChicago Joint Research Safety...
First Year Safety Training 2019-20
Hello, World! A key component to maintaining a safe work environment for all researchers is effective communication of technical knowledge. This is especially true in situations where researchers, intentionally or unknowingly, take unnecessary risks with their...
Peer Lab Walkthrough
Our first ever Peer Lab Walkthrough Competition is now over! In a fierce competition between 12 labs in PME and Chemistry, the winners are…
Mercury Thermometer Exchange
We exchanged nearly 300 mercury thermometers with their safer, alcohol-based counterparts—for free!
We are formally introducing ourselves to the communities that we serve via a two day event featuring a safety-themed vendor fair and invited speakers from academia, industry, and government.
Allow Us to Introduce Ourselves
We are a group of real researchers seeking to improve our safety culture outside of administrative punishments in a way that works in real labs.