Contact

General Inquiries: ors@sfu.ca

Mailing Address

Simon Fraser University
Research Services
Discovery 2, Room 230
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

Office Address

(COURIER/VISITORS)

Simon Fraser University
Research Services
Discovery 2, Room 230
8900 Nelson Way
Burnaby, BC V5A 4W9

Fax: 778-782-3477

8:30AM to 4:30PM, Monday to Friday

Please direct all student and post-doctoral research award inquires to the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Staff Directory

Aniko Takacs-Cox
Director
778-782-5457
ata26@sfu.ca

Dimple Patel
Coordinator, Research Services
778-782-5616
dimple_patel@sfu.ca

  • Triage Research Services intake workflows (grants and contracts)
  • Assist with research policies and processes
  • Research/respond to initial queries

Grants Team

Jennifer Wong
Research Grants Officer
778-782-4705
jww19@sfu.ca

  • Responsible for Tri-Agency (CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC), MSFHR, and Mitacs pre-award grant submissions and post-award administration
  • Responsible for communicating research funding opportunities and website updates
  • Signatory for research grant applications and incoming and outgoing Tri-Agency subgrants
  • Responsible for NIH's Financial Conflict of Interest training & disclosures

Shannon Valdez Mendia
Research Grants Officer
778-782-9218
svaldezm@sfu.ca

  • Responsible for Tri-Agency (CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC), MSFHR, and Mitacs pre-award grant submissions and post-award administration
  • Responsible for communicating research funding opportunities and website updates
  • Signatory for research grant applications and incoming and outgoing Tri-Agency subgrants

Fan Zhang
Research Grants Officer
fza26@sfu.ca

  • Communication and education specialist
  • Responsible for Tri-Agency (CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC), MSFHR, and Mitacs pre-award grant submissions and post-award administration
  • Responsible for communicating research funding opportunities and website updates

Nicholas Mudry
Research Grants and Contracts Officer
778-782-4120
nmudry@sfu.ca

  • Responsible for SFU's internal research grants
  • Incoming and outgoing Tri-Agency subgrants
  • Subagreements
  • Liaise with Research Accounting for accounts set up

Contracts Team

Greg Sasges
Legal Counsel, Research Operations
778-782-5717
gsasges@sfu.ca

  • Legal advisor for research and IP matters
  • Responsible for inter-institutional contracts and affiliation agreements

Maryana Hnatyshyn
Research Contracts Officer
778-782-5792
mhnatysh@sfu.ca

  • Responsible for contracts with government, not for profits and industry (Canadian & International)
  • Responsible for Material Transfer Agreements and Data Access Agreements 
  • Liaise with Research Accounting for accounts set up

Nataliya Karpenko
Research Contracts Officer
778-782-6684
nkarpenk@sfu.ca

  • Responsible for contracts with government, not for profits and industry (Canadian & International)
  • Responsible for Material Transfer Agreements and Data Access Agreements 
  • Liaise with Research Accounting for accounts set up

Shane O’Donohoe
Research Contracts Officer
778-782-6616
shane_odonohoe@sfu.ca

  • Responsible for contracts with government, not for profits and industry (Canadian & International)
  • Responsible for Material Transfer Agreements and Data Access Agreements 
  • Liaise with Research Accounting for accounts set up

Mitacs Contact

Allison Brennan
Mitacs Business Development Specialist for SFU
778-237-2411
mitacsbd@sfu.ca

  • Connect faculty and students with funding for research projects with industry and not-for-profit partners
  • Work with faculty and students in all disciplines to establish or further develop their industry connections
  • Contact person for questions about Mitacs at SFU