UK In Fall

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees on Friday endorsed an institutional strategic plan that focuses squarely on one overarching goal — how UK can advance the Commonwealth.

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COVID-19 Update University of Kentucky Fall 2021 COVID-19 Guidelines

On September 8, 2021, UK Research updated our FAQs to reflect pressing questions on topics including high school students in research laboratories, research with human participants, and vendor and site monitor policies. In general, if you are conducting research that is NOT taking place at a UK HealthCare facility, you must follow institutional guidance in the Fall 2021 Guidebook. If you are conducting research at a UK HealthCare facility, you must follow UK HealthCare requirements. Send questions to research-covid@uky.edu.

By the Numbers

$468 million

in external grants and contracts awarded in FY21

$281.2 million

federal agency awards in FY21

1 of 18 U.S. universities

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

157 patent applications

filed in FY21

$410.6 million

spent to carry out research & development in FY19

4,574 jobs

supported by FY19 research & development

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