The Office of the Vice President for Research (VPR) remains operational as we continue to closely monitor the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Here are our most recent research community updates: As of Wednesday, March 25, 2020, EHS personnel will begin conducting periodic walk-throughs of all research buildings, verifying that personnel are complying with University guidance on physical distancing, confirming that ongoing work is limited
As the situation with the COVID-19 response develops, it is anticipated that personal protective equipment (PPE) stock will be in high demand and short supply within University Hospitals and Clinics. To bolster available supplies of PPE and provide a reserve, we are asking researchers on campus to provide a listing of needed PPE that they have on hand and would be willing to donate in support of University healthcare operations.
In lieu of the April 1st Research Leadership Luncheon, the Office of the Vice President for Research will be hosting a Virtual Research Town Hall. The town hall will include a "welcome" from President Watkins and an update on the current UU research landscape in relation to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Immunology, Inflammation, and Infectious Disease (3i) Initiative in partnership with the Office of the Vice President for Research at the University of Utah is pleased to announce a request for proposals for research projects specifically focused on the COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 virus and the related pandemic.
Due to vacant offices and labs around campus it has become very difficult for Central Receiving to make your deliveries. Please help us by either having someone in your building designated to sign for your packages, or have them shipped to Stores and Receiving