Under the portfolio of the Office of the Vice-President, Research, Research Services advances SFU's research mission by providing expertise in research administration and ensuring compliance with policies and procedures of the university and the sponsor. 

Research Services staff helps faculty members navigate through the full lifecycle of a research project, from pre-award application through post-award administration, to closeout.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

The university offers a varity of resources to assist faculty, staff and students to identify funding opportunities. 

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PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT

Research Services provices strategic advice, practical tips and other information to aid in writing competitive research proposals.

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Research Facilitation

Beginning in the fall, 2018, at least one research facilitator is based in each Faculty to facilitate the development of competitive research grant applications.

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ONGOING COMPLIANCE

The university supports and encourages the maintenance of the highest professional, ethical and safety standards in research and scholarship. 

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AWARD MANAGEMENT

Managing the administrative aspects of a sponsored research project is critical to meeting your fiscal, administrative and technical/scientific contractual obligations. 

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SFU ROLES AND RESOURCES

Research Services works closely with all SFU offices and administrators to help SFU researchers obtain and administer internal and external research funding. 

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