Research Facilitation

Our experienced Research Development Officers provide professional guidance and support to research faculty throughout the research process.

Our Research Development Officers provide the following services:

  • Disseminate information on funding opportunities and deadlines
  • Develop grant proposals through one-on-one support with researchers
  • Provide sample proposals, templates and guides to assist in proposal development
  • Offer criteria review of proposals
  • Advise on how to construct the strongest proposals for submission
  • Support large network and team grants or major strategic grants
  • Develop budgets and help researchers identify funding sources
  • Liaise with funding agencies
  • Administer internal processes and timelines on the Okanagan campus
  • Provide one-on-one consultations to incorporate equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) planning into research proposals
  • Provide local onsite access to some of the services and resources offered by the Vancouver campus SPARC and the Institutional Programs Office
  • Coordinate with the Vancouver campus ORS, SPARC and Institutional Programs Office for internal peer reviews, signatures and submissions to funding agencies





Research Development Officer
Natural Sciences and Engineering
250.807.8510 | ADM006 (WK03)



Research Development Officer
Social Sciences and Humanities
250.807.8520 | ADM006 (WK06)


Stacey Leavitt

Research Development Officer
250-807-8861 | ADM006 (WK05)