Contact

Vice-Principal Research – Professor H. Bernie Kraatz

416-208-4835

Email: vpresearch@utsc.utoronto.ca

  • The Vice-Principal Research is responsible for enhancing the overall research stature of U of T Scarborough locally, nationally and internationally.\
  • The Vice-Principal Research works closely with the Vice-President Research to ensure that there is coordination and alignment of U of T Scarborough’s research activities within the broader context of the University of Toronto.
  • The Office of the Vice-Principal Research aims to help faculty develop and implement broad strategic research visions at U of Toronto 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).
     

Zahra Bhanji

 

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 Research Advisory Board

Michael Manley

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

Suzanne Jaeger

Research Administration Officer – Dr. Suzanne Jaeger

416-208-8195

Email: sjaeger@utsc.utoronto.ca

Contact Suzanne for matters related to:

  • Support for external funding opportunities for faculty in the social sciences and humanities
  • Dissemination of research funding and awards & honours opportunities
  • Consultation for project alignment with available funding opportunities
  • Information for research application preparation including editing services available
  • Research administration and communication of funding opportunities
  • My Research Applications (MRA) 
  • External research awards and honours
  • Student research funding programs (e.g. USRA, UTEA)

Research Administration Officer – Dr. Monica M. Caverson

416-208-5071

Email: monica.caverson@utoronto.ca

Contact Monica for matters related to:

  • Support for external funding opportunities for faculty in the sciences, math and computer science
  • Dissemination of research funding and awards & honours opportunities
  • Consultation for project alignment with available funding opportunities
  • Information for research application preparation including editing services available
  • Research administration and communication of funding opportunities
  • My Research Applications (MRA) 
  • External research awards and honours
  • U of T Scarborough Faculty Internal Research Awards

Magdalena Goledzinowska

Knowledge Mobilization & Special Projects 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
  • Social media 
  • Office of the Vice-Principal Research website
  • Project coordination and support

Kristine Peruzzi

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 

Michelle Wodzak-Staruch

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

Gray Graffam

 

Director, The Hub – Dr. Gray Graffam

416-208-2984

Email: thehub@utsc.utoronto.ca

Contact Gray for matters related to:

  • Programming in the best practices of early-stage entrepreneurship, including Lean Startup, Blue Ocean Strategy, and Zero to One
  • Work space for U of T 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 partners
  • University of Toronto students and recent alumni who wish to pursue innovation and entrepreneurship as part of their future career path

Strategic Coordinator & Business Advisor, The Hub – Donovan Dill

Email: donovan.dill@utoronto.ca

Contact Donovan for the following matters related to The Hub:

  • Coaching and mentoring for entrepreneurs beginning their journey in The Hub
  • Business consulting to entrepreneurs looking to expand their activities