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A newsletter from the Office of Research and Engagement
The Office of Research and Engagement and university leadership are closely monitoring the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and will provide updates as the situation develops. ORE staff are working remotely to provide support to the research community and can be contacted via email. Faculty are encouraged to continue submitting proposals during this time. ORE has compiled a list of related funding opportunities that will be updated as more become available. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
UT's Institute of Agriculture has created a website with valuable resources about COVID-19 and its impacts on UTIA services. Included are helpful links with information about the disease and steps for preventing infection, as well as printed materials appropriate for posting in offices or disseminating locally.
As the nation adjusts to social distancing and other COVID-19 safety measures, many University of Tennessee, Knoxville, alumni are pitching in to help neighbors cope with the challenges of the health crisis.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has announced a student emergency fund to provide financial assistance to students in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more at news.utk.edu. Vols Help Vols!
OIT has developed a self-paced online tutorial to quickly get you up to speed with using Zoom.
In labs across campus, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, faculty and staff are fabricating face-shield headbands and other personal protective gear for use by Tennessee medical professionals in the fight against COVID-19.
Associate Professor of History Sara Ritchey recently completed her book, Acts of Care: Recovering Women in Late Medieval Health with the help of two writing fellowships. Read about how ORE staff helped support her through funding and peer review.
After reading news reports about shortages of personal protective equipment and laboratory supplies, UT researchers gathered supplies to donate to health agencies in need. If your department is interested in donating items, please contact Jeff Wattenbarger, who is coordinating these efforts.