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

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Department of Vice President Research

Department of Vice President Research (VPRE)

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Department of Vice President Research
University of Victoria
Michael Williams Building A Wing, Office Suite #A110
Department of Vice President Research
Michael Williams Building
A Wing, Office Suite #A110
3800 Finnerty Road (Ring Road)
Victoria, BC
Department of Vice President Research
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700
Victoria, BC
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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 & Innovation Dr. Lisa Kalynchuk 250-721-7973 MWB A110
Executive Administrative Assistant to the Vice-President Research Andrea Knittig 250-721-7973 MWB A110
Associate Vice-President Research Dr. Cynthia Milton 250-721-7971 MWB A110
Administrative Assistant to AVPR Kirsten Neilson 250-721-7971 MWB A110
Associate Vice-President Research Operations Dr. Rachael Scarth 250-472-4362 MWB B202
Administrative Assistant to AVPRO 250-721-7073 MWB B202
Special Advisor International Cathie Krull 250-472-4010
Assistant to Special Advisor International Wendy Reid 250-472-5416
Special Advisor Health Research Nathan Lachowsky
OVPR Director Rebecca Barnes 250-721-7972 MWB B229
Director, Strategic Research Initatives Joaquin Trapero 250-472-5383 MWB A110
Strategic Project Officer Holland Gidney MWB A110
Strategic Project Officer Stephanie Keenlyside MWB A110
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Research Officer Mami Schouten MWB A110
Communications & Engagement Co-ordinator Tom Deas 250-472-4775 MWB B211
Administrative Assistant Nikki Polischuk 250-472-5416 MWB A110
Awards Facilitator Rachel Goldsworthy 250-472-5408 MWB B211
Health Research Officer 250-472-5694 MWB A110
RPKM General Office 250-721-6500 SED A106
Research Grants/Programs/Ethics General Office 250-472-4362 MWB B202