Contact Us

Vancouver Campus

 

Office of Research Services
The University of British Columbia
102-6190 Agronomy Road
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z3

Tel: (604) 822-8581
Fax: (604) 822-5093

Email: ors@ors.ubc.ca

 

 

The TEF3 Building houses the Office of Research Services, the Behavioural Research Ethics Board, and the Biosafety and Animal Care Office. Use the side entrance immediately to the left of the Starbucks. 

Need a Signature? ORS can provide an institutional signature at all UBC campuses and affiliated hospitals. To find the contact person at your location, see the Signature Contacts listed below.

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Staff Directory

Senior Management

Sharon Wu
Managing Director, Research Support Services
sharon.wu@ubc.ca
tel: 604-827-5279

Dean Kuusela
Associate Director
dean.kuusela@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-8582

Tania Chen
Executive Coordinator, Research Support Services
tania.chen@ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-7172

 

Awards Management

Yvonne Ng
Research Awards Manager
yvonne.ng@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-1304

Carolyn De Melo
Research Awards Manager
carolyn.demelo@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-5117

Donna Lei
Research Awards Officer, Humanities & Social Sciences (leave replacement)
donna.lei@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-9244  

Lily Liew
Research Awards Officer, Natural & Applied Sciences
lily.liew@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-8052

Shehnaz Motani
Research Awards Officer,
Health Sciences
shehnaz.motani@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-9252

 

Grants Administration

Sybil Zhang
Grant Applications Officer (leave replacement)
sybilx.zhang@ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-8581

Colin Roberts
Grant Applications Officer (leave replacement)
colin.roberts@ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-8595

Animal Ethics

Suzanne Richardson
Manager, Animal Care & Biosafety
suzanne.richardson@ubc.ca
tel: 604-827-5111

Fred Woo
Assistant, Animal Care & Biosafety
fred.woo@ubc.ca
tel: 604-827-5115

Information Technology & RISe

Dara Tabareh
Manager, Information Technology
dara.tabareh@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-8258

Claudia Ramos
Research Project Analyst 
claudia.ramos@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-827-8083

Sara Yuen
Research Project Analyst 
sara.yuen@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-827-1424

RISe team
https://www.rise.ubc.ca/content/contact-us

Signature Contacts

ORS staff are available at various UBC faculties, campuses and locations to provide the institutional signature on grant applications. Please contact the office nearest to your location for assistance.

UBC Vancouver Campus

Office of Research Services, 102-6190 Agronomy Road Fax: 604-822-5093
General Inquiries:  Colin Roberts 604-822-8595 ​or Sybil Zhang 604-822-8581 or ors@ors.ubc.ca
Applicants based on UBC's Vancouver campus may obtain institutional signature at this location

UBC Faculty of Medicine

317-2194 Health Sciences Mall
General InquiriesBryan Wong, 604-822-7207
Applications in FOM may obtain Dean's signature at this location then it will be dropped off at ORS for institutional signature

Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute

Office of Research Services, Robert Ho Research Centre, 6/F, 2635 Laurel Street, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver BC (new location!)
General Inquiries:  Susan O’Neil, Manager 604.875.4111 x21692, Kristin Rasmussen, Grants Officer 604-675-2564
Applicants in the Faculty of Medicine located at VCHRI or ARC may obtain institutional signature at this location

BC Cancer Agency

Room 15-111, 675 West 10th Ave Vancouver, BC
General InquiriesKaren Hagan, Grants Advisor 604-675-8251
Applicants in the Faculty of Medicine located at BCCA may obtain institutional signature at this location

Providence Health Care Research Institute

1027B-1190 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC
General InquiriesGwen Sin, Grants and Contracts Coordinator 604-806-9102
Applicants in the Faculty of Medicine located at PHCRI may obtain institutional signature at this location.

Children's & Women's Hospital site - BCCHRI, BCMHARI & WHRI

BCCHRI Research Services, Room A2-142, 950 West 28th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
General Inquiries: Nur Eisma, Research Manager, ORS/BCCHRI, 604-875-2427
Applicants in the Faculty of Medicine based at C&W - BCCHRI, BCMHARI & WHRI may obtain institutional signature at this location.

UBC Okanagan Campus

Office of Research Services, FIPKE 323-3247 University Way, Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7
General InquiriesKristen Korberg 250-807-8832
All applicants based at the Okanagan campus may obtain institutional signature at this location.

A-Z Listing

Tania Chen
Executive Coordinator, Research Support Services
tania.chen@ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-7172

Carolyn De Melo
Research Awards Manager
carolyn.demelo@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-5117

Wendy Hudelson (on leave)
Grant Applications Officer

Dean Kuusela
Associate Director
dean.kuusela@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-8582

Donna Lei
Research Awards Officer, Humanities & Social Sciences
donna.lei@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-9244

Lily Liew
Research Awards Officer, Natural & Applied Sciences
lily.liew@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-8052

Suzanne Richardson
Manager, Animal Care & Biosafety
suzanne.richardson@ubc.ca
tel: 604-827-5111

Shehnaz Motani
Research Awards Officer, Health Sciences
shehnaz.motani@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-9252

Yvonne Ng
Research Awards Manager
yvonne.ng@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-1304

Claudia Ramos
Research Project Analyst (RISe)
claudia.ramos@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-827-8083

Colin Roberts (leave replacement)
Grant Applications Officer
colin.roberts@ubc.ca
604.822.8595

Dara Tabareh
Manager, Information Technology
dara.tabareh@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-8258

Fred Woo
Assistant, Animal Care & Biosafety
fred.woo@ubc.ca
tel: 604-827-5115

Sharon Wu
Managing Director, Research Support Servies
sharon.wu@ubc.ca
tel: 604-827-5279

Sara Yuen
Research Project Analyst (RISe)
sara.yuen@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-827-1424

Sybil Zhang (leave replacement)
Grant Applications Officer
sybilx.zhang@ubc.ca
604.822.8581

Other Locations

Okanagan Campus

Office of Research Services
Okanagan Campus
FIP336 - 3247 University Way
Kelowna, BC Canada V1V 1V7
Tel 250.807.9412
Email ResearchOffice.UBCO@ubc.ca

Visit the ORS website at the Okanagan Campus

ORS at Affiliated Hospital Sites

Nur Eisma
Research Manager, ORS/BCCHRI
BC Children's Hospital Research Institute (BCCHRI)
A2-142 - 950 West 28th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 4H4
neisma@bcchr.ubc.ca
tel: 604-875-2427

Susan O'Neil
Manager, Research Awards ORS/VCHRI
Robert Ho Research Centre
687C - 2635 Laurel Street
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9
susan.oneil@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-875-4111 ext. 21692

Munique Bandeira
Interim Grants Officer
Robert Ho Research Centre
687B - 2635 Laurel Street
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9
munique.bandeira@ubc.ca
tel: 604-675-2564