Message to Applied Researchers on COVID-19 (March 24, 2020)

At this time, the well-being of students, faculty and staff is of the utmost importance.


We understand the COVID-19 pandemic may affect your applied research project and your ability to complete your work.


In light of these exceptional circumstances, flexibility with timelines and reporting will be provided whenever possible.


Please refer to the links below for updates from specific granting agencies:


Tri-agency message on COVID-19


Ontario Centres of Excellence message on COVID-19


Further updates will be posted on-line to assist the applied research community. For specific questions or concerns, please contact Ginger Grant, Associate Dean, Applied Research & Innovation at