Contact

 

Acting Vice-Principal Research – Professor Marc Cadotte

416-208-4835

Email: vpresearch@utsc.utoronto.ca

  • The Vice-Principal Research is responsible for enhancing the overall research stature of the University of Toronto Scarborough locally, nationally and internationally.
  • The Vice-Principal Research works closely with the Vice-President Research to ensure that U of T Scarborough's research activities are coordinated and aligned with the broader research vision of the University of Toronto.
  • The Office of the Vice-Principal Research aims to serve in a facilitation role to assist U of T Scarborough faculty and students in achieving their research aspirations, and to help faculty develop and implement broad strategic research visions at U of T Scarborough. The Office serves as a liaison with the University of Toronto Research Services Office (RSO), Innovations and Partnerships Office (IPO) and Research Oversight and Compliance Office (ROCO).

 

Director – Dr. Zahra Bhanji

416-208-2959

Email: zahra.bhanji@utoronto.ca

Contact Zahra for matters related to:

  • U of T Scarborough research planning, services and infrastructure including Vivarium
  • Office of the Vice-Principal Research operations, programs and initiatives
  • Research communications, partnerships and innovation activities
  • U of T Scarborough governance activities related to the Office of the Vice-Principal Research including Chairs and Directors and the Research Advisory Board 

Research Operations & Financial Officer – Michael Manley

416-208-8172

Email: michael.manley@utoronto.ca

Contact Michael for matters related to:

  • Internal, operational aspects of the U of T Scarborough research enterprise
  • U of T Scarborough internal research funding initiatives
  • Research space and infrastructure
  • Office of the Vice-Principal Research financial accounts including New Faculty Start up fund, The Hub and Vivarium
  • Research performance indicators, impacts and profile
  • Research communications

Research, Partnerships and Innovation Officer – Dr. Suzanne Jaeger

416-208-8195

Email: sjaeger@utsc.utoronto.ca

Contact Suzanne for matters related to:

  • University of Toronto internal research funding programs (e.g. Connaught)
  • External research funding opportunities for faculty in the social sciences and humanities
  • Research administration and communication of funding opportunities
  • Vice-Principal Research approval on My Research Applications electronic approval system (MRA)
  • Research policies and procedural issues
  • External research awards and honours
  • Research communications and partnerships
  • Undergraduate student research funding programs (e.g. USRA, UTEA)

Research Administration Officer – Dr. Shaun Young

416-208-5071

Email: shaun.young@utoronto.ca

Contact Shaun for matters related to:

  • External research funding opportunities for faculty in the sciences
  • Research administration and communication of funding opportunities
  • Vice-Principal Research approval on My Research Applications electronic approval system (MRA)
  • Research policies and procedural issues
  • Internal U of T Scarborough research awards
  • External research awards and honours
  • Research communications and partnerships
  • Faculty Bridge Funding initiative

Research Administration Officer – Dr. Magdalena Goledzinowska

416-208-5171

Email: m.goledzinowska@utoronto.ca

Contact Magdalena for matters related to:

  • Research communications including the Office of Vice-Principal Research Annual Report
  • Office of Vice-Principal Research website
  • Research administration supports

Assistant to the Vice-Principal Research – Kristine Peruzzi

416-208-4886

Email: kperuzzi@utsc.utoronto.ca

Contact Kristine for matters related to:

  • Vice-Principal Research schedule and activities
  • Acquiring the Vice-Principal Research’s signature
  • Graduate Student Travel Grant Program and Research Impact Fund
  • Office financial processing
  • Office of the Vice-Principal Research meetings and events 

Vivarium Manager – Michelle Wodzak-Staruch

416-208-8121

Email: michelle.wodzak@utoronto.ca

Contact Michelle for all matters related to the Vivarium including:

  • Day to day Vivarium operations
  • Preclinical Study Planning
  • Facility Orientation and Badge Access
  • Animal Imports, Orders and Transport
  • Technical Services
  • Equipment Rental
  • Procedure Room Scheduling
  • Diagnostics
  • Special Orders (Pharmaceuticals, Diets)
  • SOPs, Guidelines, Policies and Forms

 

The Hub – Dr. Gray Graffam

416-208-2984

Email: thehub@utsc.utoronto.ca

Contact Gray for all matters related to The Hub:

  • Programming in the best practices of early-stage entrepreneurship, including Lean Startup, Blue Ocean Strategy, and Zero to One
  • Work space for University of Toronto Scarborough students to engage with each other in the spirit of entrepreneurship
  • Opportunities for students to work on real hands-on projects that offer research and entrepreneurial in collaboration with academic departments, industry and academic partners
  • University of Toronto students and recent alumni who wish to pursue innovation and entrepreneurship as part of their future career path