What is required of UFV employees and students who are conducting research activities during Covid?
To safeguard our community during the COVID-19 global health crisis, all UFV employees and students who conduct research activities are required to follow Steps 1-3 below. You are included in this group if you:
Serve as the Primary Investigator (PI) on a research project,
Have hired a Research Assistant, and/or
Teach a course on research, research ethics, or research methodologies, and require students to engage in research activities with participants.
How do I make Covid-related changes to a research project?
|What requires changes||What to do|
|Research Continuity Plan
||Submit a Research Continuity Plan Amendment Form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|A protocol that has already been approved by the Human Research Ethics Board (HREB)
||Submit a “Request for Amendment” form in ROMEO.
|2019-20 ROSA release project
||Submit a ROSA Request for Change Form to ROSA.email@example.com before you submit your final report, due September 11, 2020.
|2020-21 ROSA release project
||Complete a “ROSA Request for Change” event form in ROMEO to attach it to your original application. See ROMEO tutorials for instructions.
|Research Supplementary Fund project
||Complete a "Research Supplementary Fund (RSF) Request to Change” form in ROMEO. See ROMEO tutorials for instructions.
Can researchers host events on campus?
Any member of the UFV community seeking to host an on-campus event while normal operations are modified due to Covid-19 must follow the directions in UFV Covid-19 Operations Guideline: On Campus Events. All events must be reviewed and approved by UFV Risk & Safety.
I am a Tri-Council grant holder or applicant. What do I need to know?
Please follow ongoing Covid updates from your funder:
Can UFV students still apply for conference travel grants?
The Research Office is currently reviewing student travel grant requests on a case-by-case basis, weighing factors such as location, event/conference specifications, and mode of travel to ensure students’ safety. Contact Deborah.Block@ufv.ca with questions.
I have another Covid-related research question.
Email the Research Office