Laura Sycuro in her lab

Spend more time on research.

We work to create more time for discovery and creativity, by streamlining processes and ensuring compliance.

Get support at every stage throughout the funding cycle

Prep for major funding competitions

Have an idea for a major funding competition, but don’t know where to start? Pitch your idea to experts from across campus.

Learn more

Find funding

Search for and apply to funding competitions with support from Research Services.

Find funding


The Legal and IP team will help you ensure that your agreements and contracts are sound. 

Research agreements

Ethics and compliance

Make sure you secure all the necessary ethics and safety approvals before you begin your research. 

Get approved

Clinical trials

Understand the additional requirements to ensure quality assurance for your trial.

Quality assurance

Access your funds

Work with Research Accounting to manage your research project funds.

Research Accounting


Disclose an invention, license a technology, or create other pathways to share your knowledge outside of academia.

Share your work

Nominate a scholar

Search for award competitions and see past recipients. 

Prizes and awards

Research Services Office

Research Services works with the University of Calgary’s research community to advance the research enterprise. The Research Services Office aims to increase sponsored research revenue, reduce financial, reputational and market risk and manage compliance for the university. The team of professional services providers is accountable to the Vice President (Research) and serves faculty member researchers, faculties, university leadership, and funders. The Research Services team is made up of 40+ staff that support the Research Services mandate of providing timely, effective service and counsel to faculty members engaged in research-related activities at the University of Calgary. 

Research Services is organized to effectively partner with the research community in four key areas:

  • Grants and Awards
  • Institutional Programs
  • Research Ethics and Compliance
  • Legal and Intellectual Property

Research Accounting

Research Accounting is responsible for the post-award financial administration of all sponsored research and restricted funding at the University of Calgary.
Research Accounting manages:

  • Project set-up
  • Revenue distribution
  • Overhead distribution
  • Compliance and eligibility review of expenditures
  • Financial reporting to sponsors

Research Accounting works with researchers and project holders to ensure funds are spent and recorded in accordance with the terms, conditions and regulations provided by the sponsor and/or policies and procedures of the university.