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 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




DENISE MAINES (on leave)

Research Support Specialist
Natural Sciences and Engineering
250.807.8510 | FIP 315



Research Support Specialist
Social Sciences and Humanities
250.807.8520 | FIP 318