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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

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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 MaGee, Vice-President (Research) - Helps shape UNB’s strategic research direction and agenda.  For further details see roles and responsibilities.
  • Renee Audet-Martel, Research Administration Officer
  • Amanda Manuel, Executive Assistant to the Vice-President (Research) - Scheduling, administrative support, 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 - Administrative support for Industry-Government Services and Research Financial (Post-Award) Services, IRAP Program and special projects.
  • Ashley Doucet, Administrative Assistant - Main office reception for Fredericton, 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 - on leave.
  • 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, and New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF). Any questions or requests for more information on the NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) should be directed to the School of Graduate Studies at 453-4673 or sgsaward@ ket qua bong 88 www.johnpipertrader.com.
  • Tracey McCarthy, Contracts / Awards Officer - Transfer agreements, federal and provincial service agreements, including some tri-council agreements, certifications, data collection and record maintenance.
  • Heidi Van Wart, Proposal Support Officer - Large research grant programs, including NSERC Industrial Research Chairs, Canada Excellence Research Chairs (CERC), supporting other non-CRC Chair programs and large partnership grants
  • Michelle Webber, Contracts / Awards Officer - 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, 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 - Research contracts, NBIF Innovation Voucher Fund, various federal, provincial, and industry contribution agreements, departmental overhead, PI Research Trust, and a variety of research lab and testing accounts (within fund 59)
  • Tania Jones, Financial Administrator - Responsible for Springboard Atlantic funding from ACOA and other grants; collecting metrics information from members
  • Kara MacGillivray, Accountant / Financial Analyst - Tri-Council; Canada Research Chairs; NBIF Research Assistantships Initiative; University Research Fund; Environmental Trust Fund
  • Stefanie Effinger, Account Control and 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; funding from Harrison McCain Fellowships; Grand Lake Meadows, and internal UNB research funding programs
  • Stephanie Maxwell, Accountant / Financial Analyst - ACOA  programs and NB Wildlife Council
  • Tammy Mullin, Accountant / Financial Analyst - Canada Foundation for Innovation; NBIF Research Technicians Initiative; NBIF Research Innovation Fund; Networks for Centres of Excellence; MITACS; Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation, Harrison McCain Fellowships, Eaton Visitorships, various federal, provincial, and industry contribution agreements, a variety of research lab and testing accounts (within fund 49), and all other miscellaneous grants
  • Natalie Kallar - Financial Analyst - All research & restricted accounts on the Saint John campus



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

  • Hart Devitt, Director of IGS - Responsible for research and commercialization opportunities development, knowledge and technology transfer and commercialization activities, and agreements; including ACOA Programs; Saint John campus

Research Partnerships

  • Matthew Douglass, Knowledge Transfer Support Officer - Knowledge transfer and commercialization activities on both campuses; the IRAP CtoOrg program; Springboard funding applications (including “Industry Engagement” and “Market Support” funds); and providing outreach and knowledge transfer services to researchers on both campuses.
  • Alison MacNevin, Knowledge Transfer Officer - on leave
  • Brennan Sisk, Technology Transfer Officer - Research and commercial partnership development, technology and knowledge transfer, and commercialization activities

Intellectual Property

  • Shane Nason, Intellectual Property Manager - Provides intellectual property (IP) advice and services, including the management and protection of UNB-owned IP (e.g. patents, trade-marks, trade-secrets, copyright (commercialization-related, not academic), trade secrets); Springboard funding applications (including “Patent & Legal” funds); some NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) funding applications; internal UNB Assignment Agreements; Saint John campus

Agreements

  • Nicole Baker, Research Services Counsel - Provides legal advice, developing and reviewing policy, and developing, reviewing, and negotiating custom agreements for research-related activities.
  • Carolyn Christensen, Agreements Support Officer - Develops, reviews and negotiates for funded and non-funded industry-research partnerships (e.g. memorandums of understanding, non-disclosure, material transfer, intellectual property, collaborative research agreements), commercialization activities (e.g. licenses), and other custom agreements for research-related activities for the Faculties of Science, Nursing, SASE, Computer Science, Kinesiology, and other groups on both campuses.
  • Julie Thomas, Agreements Officer - Develops, reviews and negotiates agreements for funded and non-funded industry-research partnerships (e.g. memorandums of understanding, non-disclosure, material transfer, intellectual property, collaborative research agreements), commercialization activities (e.g. licenses), and other custom agreements for research-related activities for the Faculties of Engineering, Business, Education, Arts, FOREM, and other groups on both campuses.