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
Develop your idea
Have an idea for a major funding competition, but don’t know where to start? Pitch your idea to experts from across campus.
Search for and apply to funding competitions with support from Research Services.
The Legal and IP team will help you ensure that your agreements and contracts are sound.
Ethics and compliance
Make sure you secure all the necessary ethics and safety approvals before you begin your research.
Understand the additional requirements to ensure quality assurance for your trial.
Access your funds
Work with Research Accounting to manage your research project funds.
Disclose an invention, license a technology, or create other pathways to share your knowledge outside of academia.
Nominate a scholar
Search for award competitions and see past recipients.
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 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.