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COVID-19 Update University of Kentucky Resumption of Research Phased Plan

On September 28, we will move to Phase 3 in the UK Resumption of Research Phased Plan. To move to from Phase 2 to Phase 3, Principal Investigators (PIs) and/or all faculty who perform research and/or creative work and who supervise others are required to develop an individualized plan for their research workspace or environment. 

By the Numbers

$429.2 million

in external grants and contracts awarded in FY20

$272.2 million

federal agency awards in FY20

1 of 18 U.S. universities

with the trifecta of research excellence designations in cancer, aging & translational science

165 patent applications

filed in FY 2020

$410.6 million

spent to carry out research & development in FY19

4,574 jobs

supported by FY19 research & development

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