Research & Economic Development

Office of the Vice Chancellor



Last Updated:    April 13, 2020 


The Office of Research and Economic Development has created this page to provide information and guidance for you, our research community, to facilitate research continuity during the COVID-19 outbreak.

It is important to remember that the campus is open to faculty and staff, and we are expected to remain under normal operations. I would encourage you to check this page often for research-related updates. We will continue to monitor communications from research-related federal agencies and will communicate them to you as conditions change.

The Office of Research Services has released a communication titled Ramp Down Letter relating to the needs of the UMKC research community need to restrict research activity.

For Office of Research Services specific information please review the specific pages provided below:

Conflict of Interest

The Conflict of Interest Office will continue operations and will be available remotely if needed. For more information, please see the Conflict of Interest page.

Human Subjects Research/IRB

For additional information on the Human Subjects Research and COVID-19.

Animal Care and Use/IACUC

For additional information on research with animals.

Office of Sponsored Programs

For additional information regarding COVID-19 and Sponsored Programs.

We have also added information from Truman Medical Centers (TMC) and other agencies for additional information.

For UMKC campus information and announcements please refer to the UMKC news page for the latest updates and information regarding COVID-19.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this time.

Yusheng (Chris) Liu, PhD UMKC Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development

For a complete list of Office of Research Services contacts.