When Conducting Research Amid COVID-19, Don’t Forget Export Controls


July 16, 2020 -- Under these current and unprecedented circumstances, many UCF faculty, staff and students are collaborating and working remotely.

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Researchers Should Use UCF’s COVID Self-Checker App, Office of Research System to be Discontinued


ORLANDO, July 15, 2020 -- Effective July 15, researchers will only need to use the university COVID Self-Checker found on the UCF Mobile app to check into their labs each day. The app does not require check-out.

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Research Reporting Requirements


July 1, 2020 -- The University of Central Florida is committed to maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory learning, living and working environment for all students, employees, registered student organizations, DSOs (Direct Support Organizations), and third-parties.

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COVID-19, Systemic Racism and Historically Black Colleges and Universities Topic of National Academies Town Hall


June 25, 2020 –- COVID-19 and systemic racism will be the main topics of discussion at a town hall sponsored by the Department of Defense and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

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Coronavirus Update: Temporary IRB Protocol Revisions


June 23, 2020 -– If you can conduct your Human Subject Research remotely, continue to do so.

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Re-Start Laboratory Procedures Announced


May 20, 2020 –- UCF announced its plan to ramp up research in the laboratories across all campuses today.

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IRB Announces Changes to Begin June 1, Toolkit Documents Updated and in New Location


May 19, 2020 -- The Institutional Review Board (IRB) staff has revised the toolkit documents to better align with best practices and compliance with the HHS Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) and the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP).

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New Composite Fringe Benefit Rate Announced


May 18, 2020 -- The Office of Research has posted the new Fringe Benefit Rate.

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Coronavirus Update: New Resources and More


April 23, 2020 -- We know this is not an easy time for anyone. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted millions around the globe, and has no doubt touched you or someone you know. We are with you. Your work has never been more important.

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UCF Lab Ramp Down Checklist

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Coronavirus Update: Sponsored Research agencies begin to release guidelines


March 17, 2020 -- Federal sponsoring agencies are starting to communicate changes to their operations in response to the Coronavirus outbreak. The Office of Research will share those communications as we receive them.

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Dr. Liz Klonoff on 5-Day Rule


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Graduate Studies Spotlight




New Sponsored Awards


A big shout-out to all UCF investigators who received sponsored awards in July!  The list includes total expected amount of funding for each listed award.  Congratulations to all!


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