Middlesex-London has moved to Red (control) level of the COVID-19 response framework, effective Monday, December 14, 2020. As a reminder, research-related guidelines for this Phase are copied below:
Red: All animal, bench and remote research continues. Human face-to-face as per Yellow phase but restrictions now include studies requiring high ventilation rates (e.g., heavy exercise) and exercise training models. Exceptions for critical research must receive decanal support. Examples of issues to consider in adjudicating critical research include COVID-specific studies, student progress, industrial contracts, clinical trials with large investments, etc. Field research must receive approvals from Western (decanal and VPR office) and the research site. Continue contact tracing for all people entering research areas.
Please ensure that all research activities adhere to current physical distancing and PPE recommendations.
Please continue to be vigilant within your research spaces and do not hesitate to address questions to your Dean, Associate Dean (Research), and/or department delegate. You may also wish to visit Western’s Frequently Asked Questions and to refamiliarize yourself with the Research Recovery Plan.