About us

Our research mission 

The research mission of the University of Victoria is to benefit society through the advancement and application of knowledge, creative and artistic expression, and the creation of research-inspired educational programs.

A leading research university

UVic has established its position as a leading research university in Canada by building upon our areas of established and emerging strength, by securing the support needed to sustain our research growth, and by promoting the mobilization and application of knowledge for societal benefit.

Supporting research

The Office of the Vice-President Research (OVPR) provides guidance for UVic’s research agenda at the institutional level. This includes setting strategic research priorities and developing initiatives to support research to ensure that UVic research continues to grow and prosper.

Office of Research Services (ORS) staff help faculty maximize their research potential. They provide advice about research opportunities, support for developing research proposals, and assistance with obtaining the required regulatory approvals. ORS also assists faculty with developing contractual agreements that describe the necessary legal provisions such as the protection of intellectual property.

Vice-President Research

Lisa Kalynchuk The role of the Vice-President Research (VPR) is to promote and facilitate research and creative activities at the University of Victoria. Dr. Lisa Kalynchuk, Vice-President Research.
 

Associate Vice-President Research

 

The role of the Associate Vice-President Research is to assist the Vice-President Research with strategic planning and implementation, policy formulation, special programs and initatives, and the building of strong relationships with granting agencies, contractors and funders with respect to research activity at the university.
Dr. Michael Masson has been appointed as Acting AVPR for the period August 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020.

Associate Vice-President Research Operations, Office of Research Services

Dr. Rachael Scarth The Associate Vice-President Research Operations is responsible for the planning, direction and overall management of the operational units within the university's research support services. Learn about Dr. Rachael Scarth, Associate Vice-President Research Operations, Office of Research Services.

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Office of the Vice-President Research
Office of Research Services

250-472-5416
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Office of Research Services

250-472-4362

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Research Partnerships & Knowledge Mobilization
250-721-6500

Office of Research Services

For inquiries related to funding opportunities, regulatory approval and other research services:

Mailing address:

Office of Research Services
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria BC V8W 2Y2
Canada

Courier or in-person address:

Office of Research Services
University of Victoria
Room B202, Michael Williams Building,
3800 Finnerty Rd. (Ring Road)
Victoria BC V8P 5C2

General inquiries

Phone: 250-472-4362
Fax: 250-721-8960

Research Partnerships & Knowledge Mobilization

For inquiries related to research partnerships, research agreements and knowledge mobilization services:

Mailing address:

Research Partnerships & Knowledge Mobilization
Sedgewick Building, A Wing
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria BC V8W 2Y2
Canada

Courier or in-person address:

Research Partnerships & Knowledge Mobilization
University of Victoria
Room A104, Sedgewick Building,
3800 Finnerty Rd. (Ring Road)
Victoria BC V8P 5C2

General inquiries

Phone: 250-472-6500
Fax: 250-721-6497

Office of the Vice-President Research

To get in touch with the Office of VP Research:


Mailing address:

Vice-President Research
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria BC V8W 2Y2
Canada

Courier or in-person address:

Vice-President Research
University of Victoria
Room A110, Michael Williams Building,
3800 Finnerty Rd. (Ring Road)
Victoria BC V8P 5C2

General inquiries:

Phone: 250-472-5416
Fax: 250-472-5477

The UVic expertise database gives you access to the wealth of expertise that the University of Victoria has to offer.

Browse the experts by topic, A-Z listing, department or name. There’s also a downloadable PDF file of the entire database.


Download the current UVic Research Organizational Chart.

The UVic Strategic Research Plan 2016-2021 (SRP) identifies UVic’s research directions and areas of strategic priority on which to build the institutional research capacity. The SRP guides the university’s strategic resource allocation, especially how the Canada Research Chairs (CRC) and Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) programs will be used to enhance our capabilities.


Download the UVic Strategic Research Plan 2016-2021.

Directory of listing for Research Services

Department of Vice President Research

Department of Vice President Research (VPRE)

Related departments: Pac Climate Impacts Consortium , Research Services , Ocean Networks Canada Society
Contact:
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
V8P5C2
Canada
Department of Vice President Research
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700
Victoria, BC
V8W2Y2
Canada
On internet:
Department website:
http://www.uvic.ca/research/

Department Listings:

view summary listing view complete listing
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. Lisa Kalynchuk 250-721-7973 MWB A110 vpr@uvic.ca
Executive Administrative Assistant to the Vice-President Research Janet McKinnon 250-721-7973 MWB A110 vprea@uvic.ca
A/Associate Vice-President Research Dr. Michael Masson 250-721-7971 MWB A110 avpr@uvic.ca
Administrative Assistant to AVPR Andrea Knittig 250-721-7971 MWB A110 avprsec@uvic.ca
Associate Vice-President Research Operations Dr. Rachael Scarth 250-472-4362 MWB B202 avpro@uvic.ca
Administrative Assistant to Dr. Scarth Veryan Angus 250-721-7073 MWB B202 avproassist@uvic.ca
Manager, Office of the Vice-President Research Vacant 250-472-5383 MWB A110 vprmgr@uvic.ca
Manager, Strategic Initiatives Tara Todesco 250-853-3849 MWB B202 vprsio@uvic.ca
Communications & Engagement Co-ordinator Tom Deas 250-472-4775 MWB B211 vprengage@uvic.ca
Admin & Communications Assistant Karyn Talarico 250-472-5416 MWB A110 vpresec@uvic.ca
Awards Facilitator Rachel Goldsworthy 250-472-5408 MWB B211 awardfac@uvic.ca
Health Research Projects Officer Sally Lin 250-472-5694 MWB A110 healthproj@uvic.ca
Indigenous Health Research Navigator Vacant SAA 130 ihrn@uvic.ca
RPKM General Office 250-721-6500 SED A106 rpkmadmin@uvic.ca
Research Grants/Programs/Ethics General Office 250-472-4362 MWB B202 orsadmin@uvic.ca
Given Name Last Name Telephone E-mail
Tom Deas vprengage@uvic.ca
Rachel Goldsworthy 250-472-5408 (campus local: 5408) awardfac@uvic.ca
Lisa Kalynchuk vpr@uvic.ca
Andrea Knittig avprsec@uvic.ca
Sally Lin 250-472-5694 (campus local: 5694) healthproj@uvic.ca
Michael Masson 250-721-7536 (campus local: 7536) mmasson@uvic.ca
Janet McKinnon 250-721-7973 (campus local: 7973) vprea@uvic.ca
Rachael Scarth 250-853-3188 (campus local: 3188) avpro@uvic.ca
Tara Todesco 250-853-3849 (campus local: 3849) vprmgrsi@uvic.ca

Directory listing for Vice President Research

Department of Vice President Research

Department of Vice President Research (VPRE)

Related departments: Pac Climate Impacts Consortium , Research Services , Ocean Networks Canada Society
Contact:
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
V8P5C2
Canada
Department of Vice President Research
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700
Victoria, BC
V8W2Y2
Canada
On internet:
Department website:
http://www.uvic.ca/research/

Department Listings:

view summary listing view complete listing
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. Lisa Kalynchuk 250-721-7973 MWB A110 vpr@uvic.ca
Executive Administrative Assistant to the Vice-President Research Janet McKinnon 250-721-7973 MWB A110 vprea@uvic.ca
A/Associate Vice-President Research Dr. Michael Masson 250-721-7971 MWB A110 avpr@uvic.ca
Administrative Assistant to AVPR Andrea Knittig 250-721-7971 MWB A110 avprsec@uvic.ca
Associate Vice-President Research Operations Dr. Rachael Scarth 250-472-4362 MWB B202 avpro@uvic.ca
Administrative Assistant to Dr. Scarth Veryan Angus 250-721-7073 MWB B202 avproassist@uvic.ca
Manager, Office of the Vice-President Research Vacant 250-472-5383 MWB A110 vprmgr@uvic.ca
Manager, Strategic Initiatives Tara Todesco 250-853-3849 MWB B202 vprsio@uvic.ca
Communications & Engagement Co-ordinator Tom Deas 250-472-4775 MWB B211 vprengage@uvic.ca
Admin & Communications Assistant Karyn Talarico 250-472-5416 MWB A110 vpresec@uvic.ca
Awards Facilitator Rachel Goldsworthy 250-472-5408 MWB B211 awardfac@uvic.ca
Health Research Projects Officer Sally Lin 250-472-5694 MWB A110 healthproj@uvic.ca
Indigenous Health Research Navigator Vacant SAA 130 ihrn@uvic.ca
RPKM General Office 250-721-6500 SED A106 rpkmadmin@uvic.ca
Research Grants/Programs/Ethics General Office 250-472-4362 MWB B202 orsadmin@uvic.ca
Given Name Last Name Telephone E-mail
Tom Deas vprengage@uvic.ca
Rachel Goldsworthy 250-472-5408 (campus local: 5408) awardfac@uvic.ca
Lisa Kalynchuk vpr@uvic.ca
Andrea Knittig avprsec@uvic.ca
Sally Lin 250-472-5694 (campus local: 5694) healthproj@uvic.ca
Michael Masson 250-721-7536 (campus local: 7536) mmasson@uvic.ca
Janet McKinnon 250-721-7973 (campus local: 7973) vprea@uvic.ca
Rachael Scarth 250-853-3188 (campus local: 3188) avpro@uvic.ca
Tara Todesco 250-853-3849 (campus local: 3849) vprmgrsi@uvic.ca