Updates and Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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COVID-19 Updates for Researchers

Guidance for the UT research community during COVID-19 outbreak

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The Office of Research and Engagement and university leadership are closely monitoring the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and will provide updates to the UT research community as the situation develops. The university has greatly reduced research and creative activities, limited to those which are absolutely necessary for student graduation, required maintenance, and to meet required milestones for externally sponsored programs. Find all research-related information and guidances on ORE’s COVID-19 Research FAQ.

See below for specific update information:

Campus Updates from the iVCR and ORE

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

Safely Returning to Campus

PIs who plan on returning to campus laboratories will need to have a health safety plan approved before activities can resume. Find guidelines for developing and submitting a health safety plan here.

Proposal Submissions Encouraged

ORE staff is working remotely during regular business hours (8–5, Monday–Friday) in order to provide support the research community.

Related Funding Opportunities

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.

University Leadership Updates

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