The Office of Research & Innovation is committed to returning to research while adhering to social distancing and public health best practices to optimize the safety of individuals and the community.
For more information on The Office of Research and Innovation's safe return to research visit Guidance for Ramping up Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities, or read the Office's monthly newsletter.
The Office of Research & Innovation has taken steps to ensure business continuity in response to the COVID-19 outbreak in our community. Please reference the Office of Research & Innovation website for more information.
The Office of Research & Innovation has compiled a list of COVID-19 research funding opportunities, guidance and funding-related information. All researchers are encouraged to review and stay abreast of federal funding updates and funding opportunities through sponsor websites and listservs.
Effective March 20, 2020: To ensure safety of our researchers, staff, and research participants and to be aligned with the most recent NIH guidance, the Office of Research & Innovation is requesting that research involving person-to-person contact or gatherings of human research participants be paused as soon as possible unless needed for participant safety. Monitor updates from the Office of Research & Innovation.
The NIH has put out the following guidance to assist researchers during these times: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-20-087.html.