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

Martin Kirk
Director
martin.kirk@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-8083

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

Margie Heras
Executive Coordinator ORS/SPARC
margie.heras@ors.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
Assistant Manager, Research Grants
carolyn.demelo@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-5117

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

Sara Yuen
Research Awards Officer, Humanities & Social Sciences
sara.yuen@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-9244        

Donna Lei (leave replacement)
Research Awards Officer, Natural & Applied Sciences
donna.lei@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-8052

Lily Liew (on leave)

 

Grants Administration

Claudia Ramos (leave replacement)
Grant Applications Officer
claudia.ramos@ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-8581

Wendy Hudelson
Grant Applications Officer
wendy.hudelson@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-8595

Animal Ethics

Lynn Macdonald
Manager, Animal Care & Biosafety
lynn.macdonald@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-827-5111

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

Internal Finance

Shannon Chang
Acting Finance Manager
shannon.chang@ubc.ca
tel: 604-827-5015

 

Information Technology & RISe

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

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 InquiriesWendy Hudelson 604-822-8581 or Donna Lei 604-822-8595 ​
Applicants based on UBC's Vancouver campus may obtain institutional signature at this location

UBC Faculty of Medicine

317-2194 Health Sciences Mall
General Inquiries:Bryan 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 / BC Children's Hospital Research Institute / Women's Health Research Institute

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, 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

Carolyn de Melo
Assistant Manager, Research Grants
carolyn.demelo@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-5117

Margie Heras
Executive Assistant to Martin Kirk
margie.heras@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-7172

Wendy Hudelson
Grant Applications Officer
wendy.hudelson@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-8595

Martin Kirk
Director
martin.kirk@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-8083

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

Yvonne Lee
Manager, Finance
yvonne.lee@.ubc.ca
tel: 604-827-5015

Donna Lei (leave replacement)
Research Awards Officer, Natural & Applied Sciences
donna.lei@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-8052

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

Lynn Macdonald
Manager, Animal Care & Biosafety
lynn.macdonald@ors.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

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

Sara Yuen
Research Awards Officer, Humanities & Social Sciences
sara.yuen@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-822-9244

 

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
Jim Pattison Pavilion North, Vancouver General Hospital 
3665 - 910 West 10th Avenue 
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9
susan.oneil@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-875-4111 ext. 68455

Kristin Rasmussen
Grants Officer ORS/VCHRI
Jim Pattison Pavilion North, Vancouver General Hospital 
3665 - 910 West 10th Avenue 
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9
kristin.rasmussen@ors.ubc.ca
tel: 604-875-5272