Tuesdays @ 12 PM University Research Professors Lecture Series

The University Research Professors Lecture Series kicks off on October 11 at 12 pm via Zoom. 

Wednesdays @ 12 PM Lunch & Learn

The Lunch & Learn series for the Fall 2022 semester happens via zoom, starting August 24, 2022.  Click the link below to see the full schedule of presenters. 

COVID-19 Update University of Kentucky Spring 2022 COVID-19 Guidelines

As of 4-7-22, UK Research updated our FAQs to reflect high school students are now allowed back in UK research laboratories. In general, if you are conducting research that is NOT taking place at a UK HealthCare facility, you must follow institutional guidance in the Spring 2022 Guide. If you are conducting research at a UK HealthCare facility, you must follow UK HealthCare requirements. Send questions to research-covid@uky.edu.

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  • For Junior Faculty: Research Scholars Program (RSP)
    The Research Scholars Program (RSP) is a one-year, multi-component investment in the research success of junior faculty and their mentors. RSP integrates strategies from national, evidence-based programs with existing campus programs.
  • For Faculty Working Across Disciplines: Igniting Research Collaborations (IRC)
    Igniting Research Collaborations (IRC) seeks to increase interdisciplinary scientific engagement and leverage the breadth of expertise across campus to tackle important problems in the Commonwealth. An IRC pilot must be a NEW collaboration of faculty from at least 2 different colleges. The maximum budget amount is $50,000.
  • Research Leadership Academy
    The University of Kentucky Research Leadership Academy (RLA), supported by the Office of the Vice President for Resarch, is a multi-component program with three independent tracks which will accelerate the development of aspirational research leaders. The RLA is an immersive program focused on research leadership career development, complex programmatic grant proposals, and emerging themes in research and creative work.

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