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Office of the Vice-President (Research)

Fredericton: Sir Howard Douglas Hall, Rm. 212, 3 Bailey Drive, P.O. Box 4400, Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3 | Tel: (506) 453-5189 | Fax: (506) 453-3522 | Email

Hours

WinterLabour Day to Victoria Day; Monday to Friday, 8:15 am to 4:30 pm
Summer: Victoria Day to Labour Day; Monday to Friday, 7:45 am to 4:00 pm

  • David Burns, Vice-President (Research) - Helps shape UNB’s strategic research direction and agenda.
  • Renee Audet-Martel, Research Administrator Officer - Oversees the management of Research Ethics, the Postdoctoral Fellowships Program, and Research Ranking.
  • Amanda Manuel, Executive Assistant / Project Coordinator - Scheduling, assistant to the VPR Office.



Office of Research Services

Fredericton: Sir Howard Douglas Hall, room 215; 3 Bailey Drive, PO Box 4400, Fredericton, NB, Canada, E3B 5A3 | Tel: (506) 453-4674 | Fax: (506) 453-3522 | Email ORS| Email Research Financial (Post-Award) Services

Saint John: Hazen Hall, room 321A; 100 Tucker Park Road, PO Box 5050, Saint John, NB, Canada, E2L 4L5; Tel: (506) 648-5908 | Fax: (506) 648-2318 | Email

Hours

WinterLabour Day to Victoria Day; Monday to Friday, 8:15 am to 4:30 pm
Summer: Victoria Day to Labour Day; Monday to Friday, 7:45 am to 4:00 pm

 Administration

  • Kelly Ashfield, Executive Director - Responsible for the operation of the Office of Research Services.
  • Judy Arseneau, Administrative Assistant - First point of contact in Saint John, Secretary to the Research Ethics Board and Animal Care Committee.
  • Gale Austin, Administrative Assistant - First point of contact for Industry-Government Services, IRAP Program and special projects.
  • Ashley Doucet, Administrative Assistant - First point of contact in Fredericton and main office reception, mail, file maintenance and data entry.

Pre-Award Services

  • Ana Espejo, Manager of Pre-Award Services - Harrison McCain Foundation, Fredrik & Catherine Eaton, Grand Lake Meadows and University Research Fund programs; support to large research grants and office management.
  • Carmen Ellison, Proposal Support / Liaison Officer - Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), other social sciences and humanities programs and research partnership development.
  • Cindy Gillet, Institutional Proposal Support Officer - Canada Research Chairs (CRC) and Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
  • Reid Lodge, Proposal Support Officer - Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)* & other NSE, New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF), Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF), and other health-related research. *any questions or request for more information on the NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) should be directed to your Director of Graduate Studies or to the School of Graduate Studies at 453-4673 or sgsaward@unb.ca.
  • Tracey McCarthy, Research Awards Administrator - Transfer agreements, federal and provincial service agreements, including some tri-council agreements, certifications, data collection and record maintenance.
  • Heidi Van Wart, Proposal Support Officer - On leave
  • Michelle Webber, Contracts Administrator - Federal, provincial and municipal agreements; industrial contracts, service and contribution agreements.

Research Financial (Post-Award) Services

Fredericton: Sir Howard Douglas Hall, room 302; 3 Bailey Drive, PO Box 4400, Fredericton, NB, Canada, E3B 5A3 | Tel: (506) 453-3558 | Fax: (506) 458-7600 | Email

Saint John: Philip W. Oland Hall, Room 116; 100 Tucker Park Road, PO Box 5050, Saint John, NB, Canada, E2L 4L5 | Tel. (506) 648-5865 | Fax (506) 648-5514 | Email

  • Charlotte McIntosh, Manager of Research Funds - Overall oversight of financial and compliance activity; formal liaison with Financial Services; research statistics and financial statements; policy and procedure formulation and enforcement; VPR funding commitments
  • Shelley Eastwood-Currier, Accountant / Financial Analyst - Contracts
  • Karen McKinney Barrett: Accountant / Financial Analyst - ACOA Atlantic Innovation Fund & ACOA Business Development Program
  • Tania Jones, Financial Administrator - Springboard Atlantic
  • Kara MacGillivray, Accountant / Financial Analyst - Tri-Council; Canada Research Chairs; NBIF Research Assistantships Initiative; University Research Fund; Environmental Trust Fund; NB Wildlife Council
  • Stephanie Maxwell, Account Control Compliance Admin - Reviews all transactions on Fredericton research accounts for available funding, project eligibility and appropriateness; internal control, systems support, process review and statistical analysis for all research accounts
  • Tammy Mullin, Accountant / Financial Analyst - Canada Foundation for Innovation; NBIF Research Technicians Initiative; NBIF Research Innovation Fund; Networks for Centres of Excellence; MITACS; all other grants
  • Financial Services SJ - Research & Restricted Accounts - All accounts related to research in Saint John



Industry-Government Services

Fredericton: Sir Howard Douglas Hall, Room 304, 3 Bailey Drive, P.O. Box 4400, Fredericton, NB, E3B 5A3 | Tel: (506) 458-7188 | Fax: (506) 458-7600 | Email

Saint John: Hazen Hall, Room 321A, 100 Tucker Park Road, P.O. Box 5050, Saint John, NB, E2L 4L5 | Tel: (506) 648-5908 | Fax: (506) 648-2318 | Email

Hours

WinterLabour Day to Victoria Day; Monday to Friday, 8:15 am to 4:30 pm
Summer: Victoria Day to Labour Day; Monday to Friday, 7:45 am to 4:00 pm

Research Partnerships

  • Hart Devitt, Manager of Research Partnerships - Research opportunities development, knowledge and technology transfer and commercialization activities, including ACOA Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF) and other programs; Saint John campus
  • Alison MacNevin, Knowledge Transfer Officer - Research and commercial partnership development, knowledge and technology transfer and commercialization activities.

Intellectual Property

  • Shane Nason, Manager of Intellectual Property & Agreements - Provides intellectual property (IP) advice and services, including the management and protection of UNB-owned IP; oversees the management and administration of commercialization agreements; Saint John campus
  • Jahandad Khan, Intellectual Property Analyst - Commercialization development activities; project-related IP disclosures and assessments; research and market analysis; Saint John campus

Agreements

  • Nicole Baker, Agreements Officer - Develops, reviews and negotiates agreements for industry-research partnerships, both funded and non-funded (e.g. non-disclosure, intellectual property, collaborative research), commercialization activities (e.g. licenses), and other custom agreements for research-related activities.
  • Carolyn Christensen, Agreements Officer - Develops, reviews and negotiates agreements for industry-research partnerships, both funded and non-funded (e.g. non-disclosure, intellectual property, collaborative research), commercialization activities (e.g. licenses), and other custom agreements for research-related activities.
  • Julie Thomas, Agreements Officer - on leave

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