UL Research Institutes conducts original scientific research and releases information and reports for the benefit of public and private stakeholders.
January 24, 2024
Discoveries in Safety Grants
The Discoveries in Safety Grants Program funds scientific research to make the world safer, healthier, and more sustainable.
January 23, 2024
Know Your Battery
Counterfeit batteries and related products harm thousands of people every year. We are sharing research-based tips to avoid fake products and buy the right battery for your device.
November 17, 2023
Center for Advances in Resilient Energy Storage (CARES)
Through the CARES research hub, ESRI and Purdue University explore the design and operation of batteries and energy storage systems, as well as their impact on safety and sustainability.
November 01, 2023
Here's Why Podcast Series
Welcome to Here's Why: a podcast from UL Research Institutes. Sharing the science behind the most common safety standards and advice on products you use every day.
August 10, 2023
Battery Safety Summits
We have convened country-specific Battery Safety Summits around the world since 2014, covering safety topics relevant to each host country.
July 28, 2023
Battery Safety Council Forums
Exchanging technical information on battery safety with representatives from government, industry, national labs, and academia.
July 24, 2023
Be Nice To Your Device
We're spreading the word on the importance of safely recycling lithium-ion batteries and lithium-ion battery-powered electronic devices.
May 01, 2023
Let's Talk! Podcast Series
Let’s Talk! is a podcast series hosted by the Electrochemical Safety Research Institute. We learn from scientists, researchers, and experts about specific areas of interest in energy storage.
April 28, 2023
Engaging the Next Generation Through Collaborations and Partnerships
Working collaboratively with internal and external partners, we help to provide access and educational opportunities for all students interested in safety science pathways.
March 20, 2023
Driving e-Mobility Safety Through Research
Research can help to reduce the potential risks in new and legacy technologies and systems like e-mobility devices.
March 01, 2023
This online STEM education platform engages middle school students with safety science and engineering videos, interactive lessons, virtual tests, hands-on experiments and challenges.
February 24, 2023
Open Science Data
Science is shared to make way for more scientific and technological discoveries. Here we publish results obtained from aging studies on lithium-ion cells and modules of two different cell formats.
November 28, 2022
Improving Aviation Safety by Preventing Lithium-Ion Battery Incidents
Our goal is to establish a new global framework for advancing the safe transport of lithium-ion batteries to minimize the risk of aviation disasters.
August 09, 2022
Word to the W.I.S.E. (Women in Science and Engineering) Podcast Series
Women who are safety science experts provide insights on navigating their careers and reflect on how they push the boundaries, develop resilience and confidence, and build a niche for themselves.
May 04, 2022
The Future of Safety Science
How will we engineer the world to live in sustainable ways with limited resources? Learn from experts about they work to solve critical safety issues.
March 28, 2022
Getting Started With Electrochemical Safety
Potentially risky energy storage technologies are everywhere, from consumer products to transportation and grid storage. Learn more about the field of electrochemical safety.