Questions about COVID-19 and your research?

March 24, 2020

As the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak continues to change rapidly, here is information that the Harvard University research community may find helpful. 

We realize that the COVID-19 outbreak may cause hardship to research, however it is also important to weigh the possible harms to subjects, taking all issues into account.

Please see for answers to questions about your research.

Current Status on Research at Harvard University 

In an effort to minimize the risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19 in human participant research interactions, Harvard Schools and Departments are requiring that human subjects research involving direct interaction with study subjects AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY be paused until further notice and that no study subjects should travel to Harvard University.