Contact

Office of the Vice-President (Research)

Marjorie Moreau

Marjorie Moreau

Director, VPR Operations

(403) 220-2995 
mmoreau@ucalgary.ca

Marjorie plays an instrumental role in fulfilling the mandate of the VPR Office as well as the design, implementation and direction of administrative systems and structures. She provides leadership, direction and administrative oversight for matters related to the research portfolio.

Kerri Ermantrout

Kerri Ermantrout

Executive Assistant to the Vice-President (Research)

(403) 220-6958 
kermantr@ucalgary.ca 

Kerri provides dedicated administrative support to the Vice-President (Research). She is the primary point of contact for all internal and external stakeholders requiring VPR expertise, and facilitates his leadership efforts through diverse administrative duties.

Jennifer Murphy

Jennifer Murphy

Executive Assistant to the Associate Vice-Presidents (Research)

(403) 220-6158 
jennifer.murphy1@ucalgary.ca 

Jennifer provides dedicated administrative support to the Associate Vice-Presidents (Research) (AVPR). She is the primary point of contact for all internal and external stakeholders requiring AVPR expertise, and facilitates their leadership efforts through diverse administrative duties.

Jenny McLean

Jenny McLean

Senior Specialist, Marketing and Communications

(403) 210-3992  
jenny.mclean@ucalgary.ca

Jenny is responsible for the development, implementation, and coordination of the VPR Office communications and marketing plan. As a leader of the Communications and Marketing Team, Jenny delivers programs that include brand management, advertising, media relations, special events and internal communications.

Melanie McDonald

Melanie McDonald

Specialist, Marketing and Communications 

(403) 220-2661
melanie.mcdonald@ucalgary.ca

Melanie is responsible for the development, implementation, and coordination of the Energy Research Portfolio communications and marketing plan. As a leader of the Communications and Marketing Team, Melanie delivers programs that include brand management, advertising, media relations, special events and internal communications.

Pamela Hyde

Pamela Hyde

Specialist, Marketing and Communications

(403) 220-7016 
pamela.hyde@ucalgary.ca

Pamela is responsible for the development, implementation, and coordination of the VPR Office communications and marketing plan. As a leader of the Communications and Marketing Team, Pamela delivers programs that include brand management, advertising, media relations, special events and internal communications.

Maria Hoiss

Maria Hoiss

Communications and Events Coordinator

(403) 210-7991 
maria.hoiss@ucalgary.ca

Maria is responsible for assisting in the implementation of the VPR Office communications and events plan. As part of the Communications and Marketing Team, Maria assists in the execution of programs that include brand management, advertising, media relations, special events and internal communications.

 

Barry Phipps

Barry Phipps

Research Coordinator, Strategic Initiatives

(403) 220-8765  
bphipps@ucalgary.ca

Barry contributes to the strategic planning and implementation of major initiatives within the VPR portfolio. Barry is responsible for the establishment of research and commercial collaborations with industry, government, and other external partners. 

Stefanie Schmidt

Stefanie Schmidt

Research Project Coordinator

(403) 220-6158
stefanie.schmidt2@ucalgary.ca

Stefanie provides support in the planning and implementation of the Human Dynamics in a Changing World Research Strategy and the Urban Alliance research partnership between the City of Calgary and University of Calgary, as well as other strategic research initiatives within the VPR portfolio. Her work includes logistical support for workshops and events, research and data management that help build research collaborations between University researchers and with external partners.

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Shikha Nayyar [on leave]

Research Data Analyst

(403) 220-8997 
shikha.nayyar@ucalgary.ca

Shikha is responsible for collecting, analyzing and communicating research metrics and other data for internal and external stakeholders. She provides project management support in the development and implementation of major strategic initiatives within the VPR Office portfolio.