Coronavirus (Covid-19) updates for staff and students

Support for research staff

Information specifically for University research staff including guidance around face-to-face research and UK-based fieldtrips.

Advice for research staff 

Information about Covid-19 and research is provided by Edinburgh Research Office, including: 

  • Support for researchers: Whether your research is on Covid-19 or in any discipline, find out how we can help. Find links to resources and guidance to help you with your research.
  • Covid-19 funding: Find funding opportunities and funder guidance.
  • Our Covid-19 research: View projects and activities across the University and share yours.
  • Research facilities: Find out which facilities are open.

Edinburgh Research Office: Covid-19 support for researchers

Guidance for doing face-to-face research

Whether based in Edinburgh, elsewhere in the UK or in another country, your proposed activities must be able to comply with local physical distancing measures. You should refer to the Decision Making Flowchart and Risk Assessment documents on our Business Travel website for further guidance.