Resources for researchers and instructors

Need a signature? Curious about ethics approvals? Need to know a policy? Look no further.

Need a signature on a grant application?

All external applications need faculty-level review and the signature of the Associate Dean Research.

Prepare your documents and submit them at least ten days before the Research Services deadline (unless otherwise stated).

Prepare your documents

What to submit

Include the Research Funding Application Approvals form with your application.

Download RFAA application form | PDF

Submit your documents

In person to the Dean's Office reception (Social Sciences 13th floor) or via email.

Email Erin Lowden

Be aware of timelines

Large competitions have separate timelines and submission processes.

These may include:

  • SSHRC Insight Grants & Insight Development Grants

  • Partnership Development and Partnership Grants

  • NSERC Discovery Grants and Research Tools and Instruments

  • CIHR Project and Foundation Grants


Please contact the Faculty of Arts Research Facilitator Kinga Olszewska.

T: 403.220.2706

Email Kinga Olszewska

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Vice President Research Office

Planning and policy issues, government and community relations. Responsible for research chairs and institutes, research administration, and animal care. 

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Research Services Office

Sponsored research, grants and contracts for research and scholarly activities. Help with University policy, procedures and requirements. Assistance interpreting and applying UCalgary's Intellectual Property policy.

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Postdoc Office

Assistance with research training, career development, and other services for the 400 postdoctoral fellows who are valued members of our research community

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Research ethics board

UCalgary has two research ethics boards, three animal care committees, and a biosafety committee. All research, funded or unfunded, involving humans, animals or biohazards must first be reviewed by and receive approval from the appropriate board or committee before research can begin.

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Integrated Services Centre

Provides walk-up assistance for training staff and faculty in the areas of Human Resources, Supply Chain Management, Research Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and IRISS. No appointment is necessary.

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UCalgary Research

UCalgary is a comprehensive academic and research institution, with a mission to discover new knowledge and translate our discoveries into applications that provide benefits to our local, national and international communities.

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Arts research team

Associate Dean George Colpitts

George Colpitts

The Associate Dean, Research, Graduate Education & Faculty Development advances the faculty’s research activities and oversees research, grants and graduate education in the faculty.

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Associate Dean Steig Johnson

Steig Johnson

The Associate Dean, Research and Infrastructure oversees the Canada Research Chair program, promotes international research collaborations, identifies needs for research infrastructure and manages external review processes.

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Research Grants and Awards Facilitator Kinga Olszewska

Kinga Olszewska

The Research Grants and Awards Facilitator provides research career development support to academic staff.

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