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COVID-19 Research Ramp-Down Efforts

COVID-19 Research Funding Opportunities and Funding-Related Information

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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 links below or in the menu to the left for more information.

Updates to this page will be made as quickly as possible as information becomes available. For university-wide guidance, please refer to Drexel’s Response to Coronavirus webpage.

Research Administration Guidance

Guidance for ORI business continuity in the areas of research proposal submission, contract review, research compliance, research core facilities, and invention disclosures and patent-related activity.

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Remote COEUS and Systems Access & Support

Guidance for ORI electronic business continuity, including COEUS access and COEUS support.

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Research Project Management Contingency Planning

Important guidance and a template for researchers to develop critical aspects of contingency planning for their research.

Templates to Develop Research Project Management Contingency Plans (exactly the same - user format preference)

Once you have completed your contingency plan, please upload it to Drexel’s BioRAFT website.

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ULAR Guidance

Guidance on minimizing disruption to research activities that involve Drexel’s ULAR facilities.

Template to Develop Individual Animal Research Laboratory Contingency Plan

Please complete and return to Carolyn Reneski,, by Friday March 13th at 5pm.

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Research Involving Human Subjects Contingency Planning

Guidance on minimizing disruption to research activities that involve human subjects.

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Federal Sponsor Updates

Drexel submits the majority of our research proposals to federal government funding agencies (NIH, NSF, Department of Energy, NASA, etc.) Therefore we will follow recommendations/guidelines put forth by these agencies:

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Looking Beyond Fear: A Public Health Approach to Coronavirus: Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health held a panel about the emerging outbreak on March 10. Speakers discussed what the community should know about COVID-19 and public health approaches to combat the spread of the virus.