Updates and Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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COVID-19 Research FAQ

The university encourages all researchers to continue to submit proposals and seek funding for research, scholarship, and creative activities. The Office of Research and Engagement and the UTIA AgResearch Office remain open and operational, and staff are keeping regular business hours in order to provide support to the research community. There may be many new research opportunities as the situation develops, so we ask the research community to consider these prospects as they emerge.

If you have questions related to faculty scholarship affected by COVID-19, visit Research Central, an online portal to receive your inquiries and requests.

In an effort to limit face-to-face interactions and keep faculty, staff, and students safe, the university has greatly reduced research and creative activities. Implementing safe practices for your research activities will help limit the spread of COVID-19 and keep faculty, staff, students, and the Knoxville community safe.

Researchers at Graduate School of Medicine, UT Knoxville, UT Institute of Agriculture, and UT Space Institute have developed contingency plans in the event that the research status changes. These plans have not been implemented at this time. Leadership will continue to evaluate the situation and will inform the campus community of any changes in operations.

Additional resources

Read the latest COVID-19 research updates from the Office of Research and Engagement.

Find more COVID-19 information and updates from university leadership at utk.edu/coronavirus.

Several agencies have released research funding opportunities related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). They will be added to COVID-19 Funding Opportunities page as they become available.