Research operations

Fall 2021 return to campus and field research activities

All personnel participating in research and creative activities should familiarize themselves with safety protocols for laboratories, studios, libraries or performance spaces.

Research operational plan process coming to a close

Effective June 1, the ROP program UCLA launched as part of its research ramp-up plan will no longer be required for research and creative activities, either on campus or in the field. Additional restrictions will also be lifted.

Additional safety measures for undergraduate student researchers

Up to four undergraduate researchers, undertaking necessary safety precautions, may be allowed to work in person in a lab under a current research operational plan.

Expansion of Phase 3 research ramp-up activities

UCLA’s vice chancellor for research outlines the current status of Phase 3 activities related to undergraduate students, field research activities and research-related travel.

Announcing Phase 3 of research ramp-up

With UCLA leaders deciding that the campus’s research ramp-up can move into its next phase, Vice Chancellor for Research and Creative Activities Roger Wakimoto outlines the new developments.

Two virtual town halls on March 18: fall planning and research ramp-up

With vaccinations underway and new COVID-19 cases decreasing, UCLA leaders will discuss new opportunities for spring, plans for fall and the ramping-up of research activities.

‘Hold in place’ on research ramp-up activities has been lifted

With the decline in positive COVID-19 cases and the progress made toward vaccinating research personnel, UCLA is allowing new research operational plans to be submitted.

UCLA Library launches temporary digitization service

These new services will help bolster the resumption of research activities during phase 2 of the campus’s research ramp-up plan.

Guidelines for communicating about COVID-19 cases on campus

Even as processes and policies will continue to evolve as the situation changes, UCLA shares information about some of the key procedures the university has in place now.

Next phase of research ramp-up begins June 8

UCLA will begin a gradual resumption of research activities on June 8, when we begin phase 2 of our ramp-up plan.

Supporting the graduate student community’s academic success

Although we are living through a time where so much can feel outside of our control, we want to make sure that students reach out for support.

Plans for ramping up UCLA research activities

To the Campus Community: It has been just over two months since I communicated the need to ramp down on-campus research

Most campus laboratory research to shut down

To the Campus Community: I appreciate your efforts to develop strategies for ramping down on-campus research activities following my March 17

Ramping down UCLA laboratory research

To the Campus Community: This message is sent with gratitude for your patience while we navigate the ever-changing environment of

Guidance for research activities

To the Campus Community: There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 on the UCLA campus at this time, however, in

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For journalists

UCLA faculty members are available for interviews with news media on a wide range of topics related to COVID-19, including public health and epidemiology, virology and vaccines, mental health, education, law, politics and the economy.

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