Conduct your research

The sections below will help you apply for funding opportunities, enter into a research contract or agreement, find a partner for your research, apply for regulatory approval (human research ethics or animal care), learn about UVic research policies and procedures, or find relevant forms and guidelines.

How do I...

Apply for funding opportunities (internal and external grants)?

Enter into a research contract or agreement?

Find a partner for my research or mobilize the knowledge I have created?

Contact the Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization office for brokering, knowledge mobilization and communications services.

Explore awards and honours?

See the awards and honours page for information on external awards and honours.

Find information and support for post-doctoral fellows?

Refer to the post-doctoral fellows page for more information, including:

  • eligibility requirements
  • information about responsibilities of a PDF
  • available university services and facilities
  • information about the benefits package
  • a template for a letter of offer

Learn about policies and procedures?

Find and use forms and guidelines?

See the forms and guidelines page.

The Office of Research Services (ORS) assists faculty in securing and administering research grants, awards and contracts as well as meeting their regulatory responsibilities in support of research.

ORS staff provide the following services:

  • publicizing research opportunities to the UVic research community
  • initiating and coordinating funding agency site visits and presentations
  • liaising with funding agencies on behalf of UVic researchers
  • assisting in the development, submission and tracking of research grant and contract proposals
  • processing regulatory approval for human research ethics and animal care
  • providing internal funding and administrative support to committees who adjudicate internal research competitions
  • administering research grants, contracts and creative awards in conjunction with Accounting Services
  • maintaining and preparing research statistics and reports
  • developing and administering research policies
  • working with UVic Industry Partnerships in support of technology transfer and commercialization of research products
  • promoting UVic research and creative accomplishments and awards internally and externally
  • managing application development and post-award administration for special programs

Department of Vice President Research

Department of Vice President Research

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Department of Vice President Research
University of Victoria
Michael Williams Building A Wing, Room A110
3800 Finnerty Road (Ring Road)
Victoria, BC
V8P 5C2
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Department of Vice President Research
Michael Williams Building
A Wing, Room A110
3800 Finnerty Road (Ring Road)
Victoria, BC
Department of Vice President Research
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700
Victoria, BC
On internet:
Department website:

Department Listings:

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Group/Position Name Telephone Office E-mail
General Office - Research Services 250-472-4362 MWB B202
General Office - Vice-President Research 250-472-5416 MWB A110
FAX 250-472-5477
Vice-President, Research Dr. David Castle 250-721-7973 MWB A110
Executive Administrative Assistant to the Vice-President Research Janet McKinnon 250-721-7973 MWB A110
Associate Vice-President Research Dr. Lisa Kalynchuk 250-721-7971 MWB A110
Administrative Assistant to AVPR Marleen Willems 250-721-7971 MWB A110
Associate Vice-President Research Operations Dr. Rachael Scarth 250-472-4362 MWB B202
Administrative Assistant to Dr. Scarth Veryan Angus 250-721-7073 MWB B202
Manager, Office of the Vice-President Research Morag Mochan 250-472-5383 MWB A110
Administration & Communications Assistant Nicholas Wood 250-472-5416 MWB A110
Awards Facilitator Brad Buie 250-472-5408 MWB B217
Strategic Research Initiatives Officer Tara Todesco 250-853-3849 MWB B202
Health Research Projects Officer Cheryl Armstrong 250-472-5684 SED A126
Research Projects Officer Tamsin Kaneen 250-472-5694 SED A130
RPKM General Office 250-721-6500 SED A106
Research Grants/Programs/Ethics General Office 250-472-4362 MWB B202
Given Name Last Name Telephone E-mail
Cheryl Armstrong 250-472-5684 (local: 5684)
Brad Buie 250-472-5408 (local: 5408)
David Castle
Lisa Kalynchuk
Tamsin Kaneen 250-472-5694 (local: 5694)
Janet McKinnon 250-721-7973 (local: 7973)
Morag Mochan 250-472-5383 (local: 5383)
Rachael Scarth 250-853-3188 (local: 3188)
Tara Todesco 250-853-3849 (local: 3849)
Marleen Willems 250-721-7971 (local: 7971)
Nicholas Wood 250-472-5416 (local: 5416)