Top 10 COVID-19 Research Updates and Other Helpful Links

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1. Submit a proposal via the A&S Research Re-Start and Recovery Application Process to resume on or off-campus research activities that have been shut-down or prevented from starting as a result of COVID-19.

2. The COVID-19 Research FAQ contains the most up to date information, including links to the Approach for Research Recovery and Adaptation and the COVID-19 Guideline for Reopening Research at the University of Toronto.

3. Latest COVID-19 Tri-Council statements regarding support for researchers from SSHRC, NSERC, CIHR.

4. Impact of COVID-19 on Ontario Research Fund and Early Researcher Award Programs.

5. Subscribe to the Centre for Research & Innovation Services (CRIS) mailing list to receive:

  • Research Round-Up, a weekly summary of all research & innovation communications.  
  • Spotlight, a monthly newsletter featuring CRIS Programming, resources, and supports for researchers.

6. Submit proposals for near-term COVID research and check COVID-19 funding opportunities for current information.

7. Connect with the U of T and affiliated institution research community on the Toronto COVID-19 Response Resource SharePoint platform for researchers.

8. Track external funding opportunity deadlines through University of Toronto Funding Opportunities database regularly and/or sign up for Research Alerts.

9. Check the Arts & Science Internal Funding Page to stay abreast of internal research funding programs that are continuing, uninterrupted.

10. Contact the Arts & Science Research Services team if you have questions or want grant application development support.