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Virtual Town Hall to Address Research Under COVID-19 Restrictions

By Maryland Today Staff

While the University of Maryland operates under severe research restrictions to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission, Vice President for Research Laurie Locascio will host a virtual town hall and panel discussion on Zoom from 1-2 p.m. tomorrow to discuss research administration, funding and other topics.

Division of Research personnel will address the following topics in the session:

  • State of research at UMD in FY20 before and after COVID-19 restrictions (Laurie Locascio)
  • How agencies are responding to COVID-19 for research administration (Denise Clark)
  • How agencies are responding to COVID-19 for research opportunities (Eric Chapman)
  • Difference between contracts, grants and cooperative agreements and federal guidance (Wendy Montgomery)
  • Direct charging to sponsored programs (Marchon Jackson)
  • Sensitive and Restricted Research (Adam Grant)

Questions for a Q&A session may be submitted to afgrant@umd.edu by close of business today.

Register in advance for the meeting here.

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