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Research Development Day 2019

Window on a Window to the Universe

Mitchell Hall by Matt Mills, FEAS Communications Specialist

University Research Services is excited to announce the second annual Research Development Day (RDD) to be held on Thursday May 2, from 9:00 AM — 4:00 PM.

This event is open to faculty at all career stages and will feature newly developed workshops on equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) in practice, and knowledge mobilization. New this year is a spotlight series hosted by the Library, URS-Grants, and University Relations.

REGISTER NOW to ensure we have sufficient space to accommodate participants for each session, registration is required (for morning, afternoon, or full day). Full program details will be available soon.


Mitchell Hall, room 225 (Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science active learning classrooms)

For further information about RDD, please contact Karen Samis, by email ( or phone (613) 533-2000 ext. 78688.


Program at a Glance:

9:00 -9:15 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:15 – 9:30 AM
Resources 4 Research Spotlight: Increasing Your Research Visibility With an ORCID iD
9:30 – 11:15 AM
EDI in Practice: Developing an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Knowledge Base for Research Success (break included)
11:15 – 11:45 AM
Resources 4 Research Spotlight: Learn How To Enhance Your International Collaborations Through Student Awards
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM
Lunch (Included with Registration) 
12:30 – 1:00 PM
Resources 4 Research Spotlight: It’s Time To Start The Conversation About Research Promotion
1:00 – 4:00 PM
More Than a Website: Increasing Research Impact Keynote Workshop (Dr. David Phipps) (break included)
4:00 PM
Closing Remarks
Detailed program available here
Alternatively available by download:

RDD Organizers

  • Kristina Arseneau, Research Projects Advisor, Canadian & International Health Sciences Programs
  • Diane Davies, Research Projects Advisor, Social Sciences, Humanities and International Grant Programs
  • Hakan Karatas, Research Projects Advisor, Faculty of Arts and Science
  • Adrian Kelly, Research Projects Advisor, Faculty of Arts and Science
  • Vera Kettnaker, Research Projects Advisor, Natural Sciences and Engineering Grant Programs, ERA, NSF
  • Rebecca Kinsella, Research Projects Advisor, CFI, ORF, CRC
  • Mayron Moorhead, Research Projects Advisor, CFI, ORF, CRC
  • Hollie O'Dette-Hoiles, Department Coordinator, Institutional
  • Alexandra Pedersen, Research Projects Advisor,  Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Jennifer Robinson. Research Projects Advisor, Faculty of Health Sciences Canadian & International Health Sciences Programs
  • Mallory Walker, University Research Services Office Assistant
  • Karen Samis, RDD Chair and Assistant Director, Grants and International

Additional support from:

  • Rosarie Coughlan, Scholarly Publishing Librarian
  • Melinda Knox, Associate Director, Research Profile and Initiatives
  • Heidi Penning, Equity Advisor, The Equity Office
  • Kristin Spong, Business Development Specialist, Mitacs
  • Vanessa Yzaguirre, Special Projects Officer, The Equity Office

Research Development Day 2019 - Opening Doors to Research


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