Articles from May 2020

The Office of the Vice President for Research emails a monthly e-newsletter with highlights of its activities
in support of research and scholarship across the University of Iowa campus. To subscribe, please visit this link.


Research ramp-up enters Phase 1

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
The following message from Vice President for Research Marty Scholtz was shared with campus on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Research and scholarship are foundational missions of the University of Iowa, and we are very impressed with your resiliency, determination and perseverance during the last two months as we have been away from our campus. I know many of you are understandably anxious to return to...
Ali Milani undergraduate researcher

ICRU helps undergraduates retool summer research experiences

Thursday, May 21, 2020
Undergraduate research and creative inquiry at the University of Iowa (UI) will look a little different this summer. Rather than spending time in labs, clinics, libraries, and creative spaces, UI undergraduates will be conducting research and exploring creative processes from their laptops and kitchen tables. Many of these students will also receive financial support in the form of scholarships...

OVPR offers research ramp-up planning guidance

Monday, May 18, 2020
The following message from University of Iowa Vice President for Research Marty Scholtz was sent to the campus research community on May 18, 2020. To receive important announcements about research activities during the COVID-19 outbreak click here to subscribe to a special edition of the OVPR newsletter. Good afternoon: First off, thanks to all of you for your cooperation as we work together to...

Researchers, scholars, inventors and mentors recognized

Friday, May 15, 2020
Like much else this spring, the Office of the Vice President’s annual Celebrating Excellence awards event had to be tabled because of the COVID-19 outbreak. While glasses weren’t raised on April 28, when the awards program was scheduled to take place at Hancher, OVPR still wants to recognize, faculty, staff, and students who stand out for their commitment to discovery, their shepherding of young...

Limited clinical human subjects research may resume May 11

Monday, May 11, 2020
IMPORTANT: The following message from Vice President for Research Marty Scholtz applies only to research study visits occurring in UI Hospitals & Clinics and other clinical settings during scheduled patient visits. Guidance for other human subjects and broader research on campus is forthcoming. We're working closely with the campus Critical Incident Management Team, collegiate leaders, and the...