Research Facilitation

usaskpixelResearch facilitation promotes a vibrant and productive research culture at the University of Saskatchewan through an informal network of skilled professionals who help researchers, colleges and schools, and the institution achieve funding success and research impact.

Research Facilitation Framework
Archived Resources

2 November 2017: SSHRC Workshop Series – Budget Justification

31 October 2017: SSHRC Workshop Series – Methodology

26 October 2017: SSHRC Insight Development Grant Workshop/Panel Q&A

27 September 2017: NSERC Webinar on How to Submit a Discovery Grant Application

14 September 2017: NSERC Webinar on How to Submit a Research Tools and Instruments (RTI) Application and FAQ

13 July 2017: NSERC Webinar on How to Prepare a Notification of Intent to Apply (NOI) for Discovery Grants

20 June 2017: SSHRC Insight Grant Workshop/Panel Q&A

18 May 2017: NSERC Discovery and Research Tools and Instruments Grants Workshop Slides and Video

9 January 2017: SSHRC Insight Development Grant Workshop, Q & A Session 

2017: Terms of Reference for Distinguished Researcher Award and New Researcher Award

2016: Significant Contributions Template

7 December 2016: SSHRC Webinar on 2017 Insight Development Grant

3 November 2016: MITACS-SSHRC Information Session  

25 October 2016: SSHRC Insight Development Grant Workshop Slides

19 September 2016: CIHR Project Scheme CCV Clinic, Application Update, Q & A Session

7 September 2016: SSHRC Insight Grant Webinar

26 July 2016: SSHRC Insight Grant Workshop Slides

28 June 2016: Grand Challenges Canada Presentation

15 June 2016: SSHRC Partnership Development Grant Workshop Slides

16 May 2016: NSERC Discovery and RTI Workshop Slides and Video

5 May 2016: SSHRC 101 Workshop Slides

25 February 2016: PTC Toolkit Launch

11 February 2016: NSERC Strategic Outreach Presenation and Strategic Partnership Grant Presentation

8 January 2016: SSHRC Insight Development Grant Workshop #2 Workshop Slides

30 October 2015: SSHRC Insight Development Grant Workshop #1 Workshop Slides

19 October 2015: CFI Consultation Discussion Paper

18 August 2015: SuperDARN: Predicting space storms (CFI Project)

29 July 2015: SSHRC Insight Grant Workshop #1 Slides

8 July 2015: NSERC Discovery Grants Workshop Slides and Video 

17 June 2015: Research Metrics Webinar Slides 

11 June 2015: SSHRC Partnership Development Grants (PDG) Workshop Slides

25 May 2015: Patient Oriented Research (POR):  Saskatchewan Style Slides and SCPOR Governance and Interface with Sk Health System

22 May 2015: NSERC Update Presentation Slides

6 May 2015: SSHRC 101 Workshop Slides

29 April 2015: Writing Winning Grants Presentation Slides-Martin Butler

16 September 2014: NSERC Discovery Grant Internal Review Briefing Session Slides

Research Listservs

Research listservs are primary modes of communication to researchers. Researchers can subscribe to any of the four available listservs, including AgricultureHealth Sciences/CIHR/SHRFNatural Sciences and Engineering/NSERC, and Social Sciences and Humanities/SSHRC. The information posted on these listservs will alert subscribers about the following:

  • Funding Opportunities
  • Funding Deadlines
  • Internal Review Timelines, Notices and Workshops
  • Other Agency Announcements (e.g. changes to the Tri-Agency policies)
  • Conference Information Specific to the U of S
  • Changes in policies and procedures within the OVPR 

Outlined below are steps explaining how to subscribe and unsubscribe. Upon subscription, you will only receive messages from the listservs; you cannot post messages.

How to Subscribe/Unsubscribe to the Listserv(s):

  1. Click on the listserv link below.
  2. Enter your e-mail address and then select Subscribe or Unsubscribe.
  3. You will receive an email asking you to confirm; click on the URL. You must send the confirmation in order to have your name on the list.
  4. A second e-mail will confirm your successful subscription.



Health Sciences/CIHR/SHRF

Natural Sciences and Engineering/NSERC

Social Sciences and Humanities/SSHRC 


Research Facilitators

No Image AvailableAnne BallantyneStrategic Research Officer - Centre for the Study of Science and Innovation Policy (CSIP)
Danielle BaronDanielle BaronResearch Facilitator - Agriculture and Bioresources
Bruna Bonavia-FisherBruna Bonavia-FisherResearch Facilitator - College of Medicine
No Image AvailableRon BorowskyNSERC Leader
No Image AvailableGen ClarkResearch Facilitator - Pharmacy and Nutrition
No Image AvailableRanjan  DattaResearch Facilitator - Education
No Image AvailableKevin  DriscollResearch Facilitator - Environment and Sustainability
No Image AvailableLori EbbesenResearch Facilitator - Kinesiology; Physical Therapy
Tom GrahamTom GrahamResearch Facilitator - Department of Emergency Medicine
No Image AvailableFiona HaynesResearch Planning and Facilitation Officer - Arts & ScienceDepartments of Art & Art History, Drama, English, History, Music, Philosophy
No Image AvailableBonnie HughesResearch Facilitator - Law
No Image AvailableMeritt KocdagResearch Planning and Facilitation Officer - Arts & ScienceDepartments of Archaeology & Anthropology; Economics; Geography & Planning; Indigenous Studies; Languages, Literatures & Cultural Studies; Linguistics & Religious Studies; Political Studies; Sociology
No Image AvailableJoelena  LeaderResearch Facilitator, Edwards School of Business
Le LiLe LiInternational Research Specialist
Darcy MarciniukDarcy MarciniukAssociate Vice-President Research - Health (Interim) and CIHR Leader
No Image AvailableLianne  McLeodResearch Facilitator, WCVM
Karen MosierKaren MosierResearch Coordinator - Department of Surgery
Darren NickelDarren NickelResearch Coordinator - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Bram NobleBram NobleSSHRC Leader
Erin Prosser-LooseErin Prosser-LooseResearch Coordinator - Pediatrics
Carolyn Pytlyk (On Leave)Carolyn Pytlyk (On Leave)Research Facilitator - University Library
No Image AvailableOzlem SariResearch Facilitator - Nursing
No Image AvailableHeidi SmithsonResearch Facilitator - Engineering
Izabela SzelestIzabela SzelestResearch Facilitator - Department of Psychiatry
No Image AvailableJavier TavitasResearch Planning and Facilitation Officer - Arts & ScienceDepartments of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geological Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics & Engineering Physics, Psychology
Robin ThurmeierRobin ThurmeierResearch Facilitator - Nursing
No Image AvailableJon  WattsResearch Facilitator - Department of Medicine