Tasks such as analyzing data, planning or writing papers or thesis chapters, reviewing literature, doing calculations and modeling, updating lab training documents and standard operating procedures, and planning future experiments are all reasonable remote research projects. We strongly encourage you…Read full answer about What should I propose to my PI as “work from home” projects?
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We are actively monitoring the situation on campus and in the community. Considerations include availability of campus-wide resources, levels of staffing, and other conditions on and around campus.If the situation worsens, the Stanford Administration may, in consultation with public health…Read full answer about If research activities are curtailed, would we have enough notice?
At this point you should not go to your lab without approval. You may arrange with your PI or lab manager to get permission to take notebooks, data storage devices, or computers to help you work remotely.Under no circumstances should…Read full answer about What can I plan to take out of my lab?
Currently, all buildings are locked 24/7, and you will be required to use your University or Stanford Medicine lD to enter your building.You should not come to your campus workspace unless you have explicit permission from your School leadership and,…Read full answer about Will I continue to have access to my research building?
Stanford remains OPEN for research and researchers. We intend to keep research and research support services functioning as normally as possible, including labs, core facilities, and service centers.Read full answer about Are laboratory access or support services curtailed now?
Assess which supplies or services are truly critical.Contact vendors now regarding the potential for disruption. Identify alternative sources.For supplies or services that would be needed even during research curtailment, work with your group and with your department or building manager…Read full answer about How can we prepare for a shortage of crucial supplies or disruption in vendor services?
If you do not have an updated contact list, immediately update your lab member contact lists. Share them with each lab member and with your building manager or local area contact (DFA).If your lab has essential functions that must be continued in…Read full answer about How should PIs and Research Managers plan for lab research continuity?
Watch the For Stanford Travelers page closely for up to date information on travel restrictions, including the circumstances for requesting an exception.Read full answer about I really need to travel for my research. What should I do?
Remote work could focus on data analysis, manuscript writing, grant writing, literature reviews, or planning future experiments. Group meetings should take social distancing requirements into consideration, and ideally be conducted remotely.Read full answer about What kind of remote research work is appropriate to do?
Stanford has established guidance whereby human subjects and external research study personnel comply with the CDC guidance for self-isolation and self-quarantine. This means that certain prospective visitors are not permitted to visit Stanford facilities to participate in research activities, including…Read full answer about Can human subjects and external research study personnel still come to campus?