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Research Services

Get help with

  • Research funding application development and submission (non-private sector, domestic, and international)
  • Administration of sponsored research funding, including Tri-Agency funding
  • Interpretation of sponsor guidelines and liaising with research sponsors
  • Research partnerships with community partners and other institutions

Topic

Staff Member
Sub-Unit
Phone

Oversight of research services, strategic research funding initiatives

Judith Chadwick
Assistant Vice-President, Research Services

General inquiries, business services, executive assistant to the Assistant Vice-President, Research Services

Rebecca Demers
Executive Assistant and Business Services Coordinator

General inquiries: Canada Research Chairs (CRC) program administration

General inquiries: Connaught Fund

Director, Agency & Foundation Funding Team: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Social Science & Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), domestic & non-domestic funders including foundations for Principal Investigator driven (non-industial) funding

Drew Gyorke
Director, Agency & Foundation Funding
Agency & Foundation Funding

Fund administration: Social Science & Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Connection, SHHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, social science & humanities foundations

Mark Bold
Research Funding Manager, Social Sciences & Humanities
Agency & Foundation Funding

Fund administration: Assistance with Tri-Agency and US&I International teams 

Susan Bustos
Research Funding Officer
Agency & Foundation Funding

Fund Administration: Canadian-based health foundations; CIHR studentships and fellowships; incoming CIHR sub grants

Kitishia-Trista Cordner
Research Funding Officer, Health & Life Sciences
Agency & Foundation Funding

Fund administration: Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Discovery, NSERC Research Tools & Instruments (RTI), Ontario Ministry of Transportation programs.

Keti Dzamova
Research Funding Officer, Natural Sciences and Engineering
Agency & Foundation Funding

Fund administration: Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council (NSERC) funding (federal & provincial), NSERC Strategic Projects, NSERC-CREATE

Jessica Keating
Research Funding Manager, Natural Sciences and Engineering
Agency & Foundation Funding

Fund administration: International & US research funding

Christine Kwan
Research Funding Administrator, US & International
Agency & Foundation Funding

Fund administration: International & US funding (National Institutes of Health (NIH), US Government, foundations) for the following faculties: Dalla Lana, Applied Science & Engineering, Dentistry, Kinesiology & Physical Education, Library, Nursing, Pharmacy, UT-Mississauga and those in Medicine whose last names start with A to M.

Krista Montgomery
Research Funding Manager, US & International Funding
Agency & Foundation Funding

Fund administration: International & US funding (National Institutes of Health (NIH), US Government, Foundations) for the following faculties: Architecture, Landscape & Design, Arts & Sciences, Information, Law, Music, Rotman, Social Work, OISE, UT-Scarborough, and those in Medicine whose last names start with N to Z. 

Amanda Pennings
Research Funding Manager, US & International Funding
Agency & Foundation Funding

Fund administration: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Foundation Grants, health & life sciences funding (provincial & federal programs, agreements), other CIHR programs except student awards, Faculties of Arts & Science and Medicine 

Deanna Pong
Research Funding Manager, Health & Life Sciences
Agency & Foundation Funding

 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Foundation Grants, health & life sciences funding (provincial & federal programs, agreements), other CIHR programs except student awards, all other faculties outside of Arts & Sciences and Medicine 

Shanna Pritchard
Research Funding Manager, Health and Life Sciences
Agency & Foundation Funding

Fund administration: Social Science & Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Connection, SHHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, social science & humanities foundations

Wei Ye
Research Funding Officer, Social Sciences & Humanities
Agency & Foundation Funding

Director, Institutional Initiatives Funding Team: Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), Canada Research Chairs (CRC), Early Researcher Awards (ERA), Genome Canada/Ontario Genomics, Ontario Research Fund - Research Excellence (ORF-RE), ORF Research Infrastructure (ORF-RI), New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) & other Tri-agency Institutional Programs Secretariat (TIPS) programs

Kevin Hamilton
Director, Institutional Initiatives
Institutional Initiatives

General inquiries: NFRF Transformation 

Institutional Initiatives

Fund administration: Canada Research Chairs (CRC) Program, associated Canadian Foundation for Innovation/Ontario Research Fund (CFI-ORF) infrastructure, New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) Exploration stream 

Naomi Dachner
Research Funding Officer
Institutional Initiatives

Fund administration: Canada Research Chairs (CRC) Program, associated Canadian Foundation for Innovation/Ontario Research Fund (CFI-ORF) infrastructure, New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) Exploration stream 

Jenny Korolik
Research Funding Manager
Institutional Initiatives

Fund administration: Canada Foundation for Innovation/Ontario Research Fund (CFI/ORF) infrastructure (non-Canada Research Chair)

Elizabeth Nguyen
Research Funding Officer
Institutional Initiatives

Fund administration: Canada Foundation for Innovation/Ontario Research Fund (CFI/ORF) infrastructure (non-Canada Research Chair)

Rob Reedijk
Research Funding Officer
Institutional Initiatives

Fund Administration: Ontario Research Fund-Research Excellence (ORF-RE); Genome Canada; New Frontiers in Research Fund Special Projects (NFRFR)

Shoba Subramaniam
Research Funding Officer, ORF-RE, NFRFR & Genome Canada
Institutional Initiatives

Fund Administration: Ontario Research Fund-Research Excellence (ORF-RE); Genome Canada; New Frontiers in Research Fund Transformation (NFRFT); Early Researcher Awards (ERA); Canada Research Chairs (CRC) Program

Nazifa Tabassum
Research Funding Administrator
Institutional Initiatives

Fund administration: Fund Administration: Ontario Research Fund-Research Excellence (ORF-RE); Genome Canada; New Frontiers in Research Fund Transformation (NFRFT); Early Researcher Awards (ERA)

Samantha Young
Research Funding Officer
Institutional Initiatives

Director, Research Development: Central coordination of major funding opportunities

Jeremy Knight
Director, Research Development
Research Development

Fund administration: Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF), special initiatives

Francesca Assisi
Major Projects Manager
Research Development

Editorial review for selected funding programs

Andrea Day
Editorial and Proposal Development Officer
Research Development

Editorial review for selected funding programs

Emma Doran
Editorial and Proposal Development Officer
Research Development

Equity, diversity, & inclusion for research and innovation activities

Andrea Gill
Research Equity & Development Strategist
Research Development

Fund administration: Connaught Fund, federal Research Support Fund, Major Research Project Management Fund

Michael Hussey
Research Funding Manager, Internal Programs
Research Development

Fund administration: Supporting Internal Programs and Major Projects

 

Cheryl Nash
Research Funding Officer
Research Development

 

Innovations, Partnerships, & Entrepreneurship

Get help with

  • Industry research partnerships
  • Institutional partnerships
  • Administration of industrially-sponsored research funding agreements
  • Non-funded agreements (e.g., confidentiality, material/data transfer, non-disclosure)
  • Management of intellectual property, copyright, invention disclosures, and patents
  • Commercialization and licensing
  • Entrepreneurship and start-up support: education, incubator/accelerators, funding, and space

Topic

Staff Member
Sub-Unit
Phone

Oversight of Innovations, Partnerships and Entrepreneurship portfolios

Derek Newton
Assistant Vice-President, Innovation, Partnerships & Entrepreneurship
(416) 946-3684

General inquiries: commercialization, contracts & partnerships

(416) 978-5557

General inquiries for the Assistant Vice-President, Innovation, Partnerships & Entrepreneurship

Director, Innovations Team: inventions, patents, licensing & start-ups.

Jennifer Fraser
Director, Innovations
Innovations
(416) 946-5515

General inquiries: business services, executive assistant to the Assistant Vice-President, Innovation, Partnerships and Entrepreneurship

Liza Cote
Executive Assistant and Business Services Coordinator
Innovations
(416) 978-6014

General inquiries: commercialization

Innovations
(416) 946-7342

General inquiries: intellectual property policies

Innovations
416-978-7833

Commercialization & licensing to industry and start-ups: physical sciences & engineering

Fabio Almeida
Innovations & Entrepreneurship Manager
Innovations
(416) 946-7248

Technology & market analysis: life sciences

Rohan Alvares
Technology Analyst, Life Sciences
Innovations
(416) 946-0041

Patentability assessment & patent portfolio management

Leanne Ambrose
Intellectual Property Administrator
Innovations
(416) 946-7123

General inquiries related to invention or copyright disclosures/policies

Grettell Atahue
Intellectual Property Officer
Innovations
(416) 978-7833

Technology & market analysis: information technology

Michael DiPaul
Technology Analyst, Information Technology
Innovations
(416) 946-3627

Commercialization, licensing & start-ups: life sciences

Marilee Krinsky
Innovations & Entrepreneurship Manager
Innovations
(416) 978-2514

IP assessment & patent portfolio management

Stephane Levesque
Patent Portfolio Manager
Innovations
(416) 946-0452

Commercialization & licensing to industry & start-ups: information technology

Laurent Moreno
Innovations & Entrepreneurship Manager
Innovations
(416) 946-0594

IP assessment & patent portfolio management

Tamara O'Connell
Patent Portfolio Manager
Innovations
(416) 946-5435

General inquiries: administrative support for Innovations Team

Elizabeth (Liza) Pereira
Financial and Administrative Assistant
Innovations
(416) 946-7342

Commercialization & licensing to industry & start-ups: information technology

Donna Shukaris
Innovations & Entrepreneurship Manager
Innovations
(416) 946-7247

Commercialization, licensing & start-ups: life sciences

Ian Stewart
Innovations & Entrepreneurship Manager
Innovations
(416) 946-7734

Commercialization & licensing to industry and start-ups: physical sciences & engineering

Karen Temple
Innovations & Entrepreneurship Manager
Innovations
(416) 978-3548

Licensing related to industry-sponsored research & industry-partnered government grants, proposals & funding programs.

Elizabeth Tharakan
Industry Licensing Officer
Innovations
(416) 978-5730

Commercialization, licensing & start-ups: life sciences

Jae-Ho Yoo
Innovations and Entrepreneurship Manager
Innovations
416-946-7158

Director, Partnerships team: research proposals & agreements involving industry partnerships; service contracts

Tina Coccia
Director, Partnerships
Partnerships
(416) 978-3549

General inquiries: funded & non-funded research agreements

Partnerships

Research proposals & agreements involving industry. 

Soban Arshad
Research Partnerships Officer
Partnerships
(416) 946-5170

Research agreements & proposals involving industry

Benjamin Butler
Research Partnerships Officer
Partnerships
(416) 978-1811

Research proposals & agreements involving industry

Natalia Calijorne
Research Partnerships Administrator
Partnerships
(416) 946-5909

***On leave until May 2024***

Research agreements & proposals involving industry

Kristina Dinevska
Research Partnerships Officer
Partnerships
(416) 946-5909

General inquiries: administration of research proposals & agreements involving industry

Iskra Dzamova
Research Funding Administrator
Partnerships
(416) 978-8773

Research agreements & proposals involving industry

Regan Johnston
Research Partnerships Officer
Partnerships
(416) 946-5909

Research agreements & proposals involving industry

Varun Kumar
Research Partnerships Officer
Partnerships
(416) 978-3520

Research proposals & agreements involving industry

Richard Narayansingh
Research Partnerships Officer
Partnerships
(416) 978-7474

General inquiries: administration of research proposals & agreements involving industry

Teona Nowak
Research Funding Administrator
Partnerships
(416) 946-5976

Manager, Partnerships: Research programs & agreements involving industry 

Loredana Polidoro
Manager, Partnerships
Partnerships
(416) 978-3648

General inquiries: administration of research proposals & agreements involving industry

Hema Prabhu
Research Partnerships Assistant
Partnerships
(416) 978-5557

Industry research partnerships & business development

Kristy Reynald
Business Development Officer, Industry Partnerships
Partnerships
(416) 978-3471

Research proposals & agreements involving industry, MITACS

Elizabeth Ribeiro
Research Partnerships Administrator
Partnerships
(416) 946-5332

Research agreements & proposals involving industry

Matthew Robertazzi
Research Partnerships Officer
Partnerships
(416) 946-3822

Research proposals & agreements involving industry

Kate Stasyna
Research Partnerships Administrator
Partnerships
(416) 946-5337

Industry research partnerships & business development

Colin Swift
Business Development Officer, Industry Partnerships
Partnerships
(416) 978-6653

Manager, Partnerships: research programs & agreements involving industry

 

Tara Train
Manager, Partnerships
Partnerships
(416) 978-2337

Research proposals & agreements involving industry

Taylor van Veen
Research Partnerships Officer
Partnerships
(416) 946-3850

Director, U of T Entrepreneurship and ONRamp: partnerships, funding, space, and community initiatives

Jonathan French
Director, University of Toronto Entrepreneurship
University of Toronto Entrepreneurship
(416) 978 8434

General inquiries: business services, entrepreneurship incubators/accelerators (CLAs), Entrepreneurship, Funding and ONRamp

Kay Martinez
Program & Business Services Coordinator
University of Toronto Entrepreneurship
(416) 946-7246

General inquiries: entrepreneurship

University of Toronto Entrepreneurship
(416) 946-0582

General inquiries: entrepreneurship programs and ONRamp

Tope Adepoyigi
Receptionist & Administrative Assistant
University of Toronto Entrepreneurship
(416) 946-0582

General inquiries: facilities & space for startups

Amanda Arantes
Entrepreneurship Facilities Coordinator
University of Toronto Entrepreneurship
(416) 971-2378

Marketing and communications, general inquiries. 

Alyson Bruce
Marketing & Communications Officer
University of Toronto Entrepreneurship
(416) 946-8523

General inquiries: Events, IP Education Program, marketing & communications

Bonnie Ho
Program and Events Coordinator
University of Toronto Entrepreneurship
(416) 978-3984

General inquiries: Black Founders Network, entrepreneurship

Efosa Obano
Program Manager, Black Founders Network
University of Toronto Entrepreneurship
(416) 978-7335

Director, University Ventures: venture creation programs; external and internal funding programs designed to support U of T entrepreneurs; UTEST entrepreneurship program

 

 

 

Kurtis Scissons
Director, University Ventures
University Ventures
(416) 978-3557

General inquiries: UTEST program support, outreach and communications

Samantha Goodspeed
UTEST Program Coordinator
University Ventures
(416) 946-5832

 

Research Oversight & Compliance

Get help with

  • Research ethics administration (human and animal)
  • Research integrity and concerns about research misconduct
  • Research-related financial reporting, and audit
    • Note: For questions about specific research funds, please contact the Research Accountant listed on your Funded Research Digest (FReD)
  • Environmental health and safety: Research safety permits, licenses and training; occupational hygiene and safety; incident/accident reporting

Topic

Staff Member
Sub-Unit
Phone

Academic, high risk & sensitive issues related to oversight & compliance; responsible conduct of research & research integrity

Lori Ferris
Associate Vice-President, Research Oversight and Compliance

General inquiries, business services, executive assistant to the Associate Vice-President, Research Oversight & Compliance

Fahmida Hoque
Executive Assistant and Business Services Coordinator

General inquiries or complaints: research integrity

Oversight & compliance: committees, processes, policies

Rhain Louis
Manager, Research Oversight and Compliance

Director, Animal Ethics & Compliance program team; animal research ethics complaints; high risk & sensitive issues

David Hanwell
University Veterinarian and Director, Animal Ethics and Compliance
Animal Ethics & Compliance Unit

General inquiries: animal research ethics submission processes & procedures

Animal Ethics & Compliance Unit

General inquiries: animal user training

Animal Ethics & Compliance Unit

Director, Financial Reporting & Audit team; high risk & sensitive issues; in-kind

Donna Walker
Director, Research Financial Reporting & Audit
Financial Reporting & Audit

Financial reporting & audit: Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI), Ontario Research Fund – Research Excellence (ORF-RE)

Olufunmilola Eniayewu
Senior Research Accountant
Financial Reporting & Audit

Financial reporting & audit: Natural Science & Engineering Council (NSERC)

Natalya Haimovitz
Research Accountant
Financial Reporting & Audit

Financial reporting & audit: Genome Canada, Ontario Genomics Inc., Ontario Research Fund - Research Excellence (ORF-RE)

Krysia Ketelaars
Research Accountant
Financial Reporting & Audit

Financial reporting & audit

Olga Ledeneva
Manager, Research Financial Reporting and Audit
Financial Reporting & Audit

Financial reporting & audit: MITACS, Canadian Foundation for Innovation - Infrastructure Operating Fund (CFI-IOF), Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR)

Keysee Martin
Research Accountant
Financial Reporting & Audit

Financial management: invention revenue & distribution

Desmond Odionye
Research Accountant
Financial Reporting & Audit

Financial reporting & audit: National Institutes of Health (NIH), US Grants

Tomas Rivas
Senior Research Accountant
Financial Reporting & Audit

Financial reporting & audit: Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Yelena Shved-Idowu
Research Accountant
Financial Reporting & Audit

Financial reporting & audit: Social Science & Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Innovations & Partnerships Office (IPO) negotiated research agreements, invention revenue & distribution

Angeline Viclar
Research Accountant
Financial Reporting & Audit

Director, Human Research Ethics team; human research ethics complaints; high risk & sensitive issues; policy questions

Rachel Zand
Director, Human Research Ethics
Human Research Ethics Unit

General inquiries: human research ethics submission processes & procedures

Human Research Ethics Unit

General inquiries: human research ethics submission processes & procedures

Mariya Gancheva
Research Ethics Coordinator - Human Research Ethics
Human Research Ethics Unit

Human research ethics protocol management: health sciences

Daniel Gyewu
Research Ethics Manager, Health Sciences
Human Research Ethics Unit

Human research ethics: continuing ethics review, Post-Approval Review (PAR) program

Daniel Martel
Continuing Ethics Review Specialist
Human Research Ethics Unit

Human research ethics consults, administrative review, processes and procedures

Kristina Miljic (Ognjanovic)
Research Ethics Analyst
Human Research Ethics Unit

Human research ethics: low risk protocols for all Research Ethics Boards

Sasmita Rajaratnam
Research Ethics Coordinator
Human Research Ethics Unit

Human research ethics protocol management: social sciences & humanities

Dean Sharpe
Research Ethics Manager, Social Sciences, Humanities & Education
Human Research Ethics Unit

 

Office of the Vice-President, Research & Innovation

Get help with

  • Research information analysis including data, metrics, facts and figures, and performance indicators
  • DiscoverResearch and the Research & Innovations Dashboard
  • Safeguarding research and research security
  • Research and innovation awards and honours
  • Equity, diversity and inclusion in research and innovation
  • Strategic initiatives, including cross-divisional and cross-institutional initiatives
  • Events and ceremonial engagements
  • Research excellence initiatives and university rankings
  • Research and Innovation Annual Reports
  • Research and Innovation media and communications inquiries

Topic

Staff Member
Sub-Unit
Phone

Communications, research & innovation honours & awards, VPRI strategic engagements & events

Stephannie Roy
Executive Director, Strategy and Office of the Vice-President

OVPRI events and engagements, cross-divisional projects, VPRI annual report

Daniel Harney
Manager, Projects and Engagement
Cross-Divisional Initiatives Development

Research misconduct files, scheduling for Vice-President, VPRI committees

Adrienne Teo
Executive Assistant, VP Research and Innovation, and Strategic Initiatives

Research & innovation awards & honours

Sarah Carson
Manager, University Awards & Honours
University Awards & Honours

Special projects, VPRI annual report, events and ceremonial engagements, U of T policy reports collection

Alison Hoy
Special Projects Officer
Cross-Divisional Initiatives Development

General inquiries: research honours & awards

University Awards & Honours

Liaison between the U of T and affiliated institutions research community and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

Elspeth Brown
SSHRC Delegate

Liaison between the U of T and affiliated institutions research community and the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Mark Lautens
NSERC Delegate

Liaison between the U of T and affiliated institutions health research community and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

Tania Watts
CIHR Delegate

Legal services

Jason Bechtel
Senior Legal Counsel
Legal Counsel

Legal services

John Parsons
Legal Counsel
Legal Counsel

Academic leadership on honours and awards advocacy, major team grants, research infrastructure, and quantitative metrics

Barbara Fallon
Associate Vice-President, Research

General inquiries: executive assistant to the Associate Vice-President, Research and the Associate Vice-President and Vice Provost, Strategic Initiatives.

Laura Toth
Executive Assistant

Director, Research Analytics: data, metrics, facts & figures, performance indicators, divisional dashboards

Aurora Mendelsohn
Director, Research Analytics
Research Information Analysis

Special research metrics project: Divisional Dashboards

Christine Beckermann
Business Intelligence Analyst
Research Information Analysis

Research expertise discovery and networking tools

Maya Collum
Project Manager
Research Information Analysis

Affiliated hospitals submissions: user support, stakeholder communications, data processing Research Analytics Systems: data quality and integrity improvement projects

Kadi-Ann Hinds
Data Integrity Officer
Research Information Analysis

Research & innovation information analysis including data, metrics, facts & figures, performance indicators, divisional dashboards

Wei Xiong
Senior Research Information Analyst
Research Information Analysis

Strategic multi-divisional institutional initiatives including the Divisional Quantitative Research Strategic Plans (DQRSP), research infrastructure roadmap and communities of practice

Christine Misquitta
Senior Strategist, Research

Institutional research performance & global research excellence measures and cross-divisional research strategy.

Simon Pratt
Director, Research Strategy & Excellence

Interdisciplinary institutional strategic research initiatives

Timothy Chan
Associate Vice-President and Vice-Provost, Strategic Initiatives
Strategic Initiatives

General inquiries: executive assistant to the Associate Vice-President, Research and the Associate Vice-President and Vice Provost, Strategic Initiatives.

Laura Toth
Executive Assistant
Strategic Initiatives

Administrative leadership, development, implementation of Institutional Initiatives & partnerships

Arij Al Chawaf
Executive Director, Strategic Initiatives
Strategic Initiatives

Supporting visual and website design for institutional research initiatives

Kohila Kurunathan
Visual Communications Designer
Strategic Initiatives

Supporting scheduling and administrative coordination for strategic initiatives

Stephanie Lim
Administrative Coordinator, Institutional Strategic Initiatives
Strategic Initiatives

Supporting strategic interdisciplinary multi-unit research initiatives

Alexandra Candib
Institutional Strategic Initiatives Officer
Strategic Initiatives

Supporting strategic interdisciplinary multi-unit research initiatives 

Derrik Leach
Institutional Strategic Initiatives Officer
Strategic Initiatives

Supporting strategic interdisciplinary multi-unit research initiatives

Steven Hermans
Institutional Strategic Initiatives Officer
Strategic Initiatives

Supporting strategic interdisciplinary multi-unit research initiatives

Magdalena Sabat
Institutional Strategic Initiatives Officer
Strategic Initiatives

International academic and industry partnerships

Alex Mihailidis
Associate VP, International Partnerships

Director, Research Security team: research partnership security; research security requirements & risk analysis; safeguarding research

Paul Jarrett
Director, Research Security
Research Security

General Inquiries: Research Security

Research Security

National Security Guidelines for Research Partnerships (NSGRP); research partnership security; research security requirements & risk analysis; safeguarding research; and Sensitive Research Technology Areas of Concern (STRAC) support for the following faculties: Applied Science & Engineering, Architecture, Kinesiology & Physical Education, Nursing, & OISE

Lindsay Parrott
Research Security Advisor
Research Security

National Security Guidelines for Research Partnerships (NSGRP); research partnership security; research security requirements & risk analysis; safeguarding research; and Sensitive Research Technology Areas of Concern (STRAC) support for the following faculties: Arts & Science, Dentistry, Information, Music, & Rotman

Natasha Reis
Research Security Advisor
Research Security

National Security Guidelines for Research Partnerships (NSGRP); research partnership security; research security requirements & risk analysis; safeguarding research; and Sensitive Research Technology Areas of Concern (STRAC) support for the following faculties: Law, Medicine, Pharmacy, Public Health, & Social Work

Colin Baulke
Research Security Advisor
Research Security

National Security Guidelines for Research Partnerships (NSGRP); research partnership security; research security requirements & risk analysis; safeguarding research; and Sensitive Research Technology Areas of Concern (STRAC) support for the following: Munk School, UTM, & UTSC

Edward Kim
Research Security Advisor
Research Security

Portfolio Operations & Budget

Get help with

  • The VPRI website
  • My Research Applications (MRA), including MROL, MRAP, and MRHP
  • STrengthening Administration of Research (STAR) program, outreach, education, and training
  • VPRI human resources, finance, administration and facility operation functions

Topic

Staff Member
Sub-Unit
Phone

Business, education & outreach, operations & human resources, Project RAISE, Research Financial Systems, web content

Renee Brost
Chief Administrative Officer

Business services, human resources, institutional initiatives operating budgets

Sandra Grande
Manager, Budget and Operations, Strategic Initiatives
Budget & Operations

Business services, human resources, VPRI operating budget

Angelika Kocan
Manager, Budget and Operations
Budget & Operations

Human resources, space, digital infrastructure, education & outreach, internal systems and web content

Anett Trifonov
Manager, Systems and Operations
Budget & Operations

Business services, human resources, VPRI operating and institutional strategic initiatives budgets

Melanie Langemeyer
Business Officer
Operations & Business Services

General inquiries, business services, institutional strategic initiatives

Emma Thompson
Financial and Administrative Officer, Strategic Initiatives
Operations & Business Services

Education & outreach, STrenghthening Administration of Research (STAR) program, web content

Emi Yano
Training & Projects Officer
Research Administration Education & Outreach

Technical support for My Research (MR) systems: My Research Applications (MRA), My Research On Line (MROL), My Research Protocols (MRAP, MRHP)

Systems & Web Tools

Financial Information System (FIS) research accounts support, maintenance, & research financial reports; NoPosting maintenance; open commitment carry forward; Research Administration Improvement & Systems Enhancement (RAISE) projects related to accounting

Annaliza Co
Research Financial Systems Specialist
Systems & Web Tools

Research Administration Improvement & Systems Enhancement (RAISE) Helpdesk: My Research Applications (MRA), My Research Protocols (MRAP, MRHP)

Henry Dominguez
RAISE Help Desk Support
Systems & Web Tools

Research systems training, education, and outreach; Research Administration Improvement & Systems Enhancement (RAISE) projects implementation support

Safa Faidi
Research Systems Engagement Coordinator
Systems & Web Tools

AMS eTokens; My Research one-time passcode (OTP) tokens; NoPosting Maintenance; Research systems access, support and training: RIS, My Research Applications (MRA), My Research On Line (MROL), My Research Protocols (MRAP, MRHP)

Tanya Isayeva
Research System Support Coordinator
Systems & Web Tools

Research Administration Improvement & Systems Enhancement (RAISE) Helpdesk: My Research Applications (MRA), My Research Protocols (MRAP, MRHP)

Natalia Pletneva
RAISE Support
Systems & Web Tools

My Research one-time passcode (OTP) tokens; NoPosting maintenance; open commitment carry forward; Research systems support & training: My Research Applications (MRA), My Research On Line (MROL), My Research Protocols (MRAP, MRHP), Research Data Cube, RIS, SSHRC Institutional Grant (SIG) web application

Nadia Saracoglu
Research Systems Technology Manager
Systems & Web Tools

Business and system process optimization and portfolio-wide integration.

Peter Schwarz-Lam
Manager, Projects and Process Optimization
Systems & Web Tools

Funding Opportunities Database, Inteum / Minuet, Research Alerts, website, Pivot, eDocument Management, Form Accessibility, SharePoint Administration, Document Automation

Luke Wesley
Document Management and Web Tools Analyst
Systems & Web Tools

Funding Opportunities Database, Inteum / Minuet, Research Alerts, website, Pivot, eDocument Management, Form Accessibility, SharePoint Administration, Document Automation

Won Yoo
Document Management and Web Tools Analyst
Systems & Web Tools

Centre for Research & Innovation Support (CRIS)

Get help with

  • Research and innovation initiatives led by faculty across the university
  • Navigating existing services, training and research tools offered across all campuses, central and divisional research offices and libraries
  • Centralized access and registration for research and innovation offerings on-site at the Gerstein Science Information Centre and remotely via the CRIS website
  • Identifying and accessing supports for researchers’ professional development

Topic

Staff Member
Sub-Unit
Phone

Tri-campus research & innovation supports, programs to support academic professional development & research impact; CRIS management

Vinita Haroun
Director, Centre for Research & Innovation Support (CRIS)
(416) 946-0049

General inquiries: Centre for Research & Innovation Support (CRIS)

Tools and facilitation of faculty-led workshops; Resources to advance interdisciplinary, community-engaged and major team collaborations

Krystyna Kongats
Collaborative Programs Officer
(416) 946-3243

Professional development programming and resources for faculty researchers

Elizabeth Parke
Faculty Programming Development Officer
(416) 978-6038

Supporting equity, diversity and inclusion in research and innovation special projects and committees

Mariela Ruetalo
Special Projects Officer, EDI
(416) 978-7668

Researcher inquiries, digital content and promotions, event coordination and logistics

Neleny Sivananthan
Programming & Events Coordinator
(416) 946-0339
 

SciNet

Get help with

  • Access to use the advanced research supercomputer centre
  • Advanced research computing training

 

 

Toronto Research Data Centre (RDC)

Get help with

  • Access to confidential Statistics Canada microdata files through the RDC program

 

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