Office of the Vice-Principal (Research)

Office of the Vice-Principal (Research)
Office of the Vice-Principal (Research)

URS Research Development Day 2018

When: Thursday, May 3, 2018 8:30am – 4:30pm
Where: Douglas Library, Reading Room 1966

Research Development Day (RDD) aims to help faculty members strategize their funding goals and build their research programs. The event is open to faculty members at all career stages and will feature a series of panel discussions on developing research strategies, strengthening research impacts, and forming new partnerships with industry & government / non-government agencies. Each panel will feature speakers from diverse disciplines across campus.

Program at a Glance:

8:30 – 9:00    

Arrival – Coffee and Tea

9:00 – 9:10  

Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:10 – 10:25

Session 1: A Research Plan for Funding Success (Moderator: Dr. Adrian Kelly, URS)

10:25 – 10:45

Coffee and Conversation (light snack provided)

10:45 – 12:00

Session 2: Dynamic Partnerships with Government and Non-Government Organizations (Moderator: Diane Davies, URS)

12:00 – 1:00

Break – Lunch Included

1:00 – 2:30  

Session 3: Dynamic Partnerships with Industry (Moderator: Dr. David Hyndman, OPI)

2:30 – 2:45

Coffee and Conversation (light snack provided)

2:45 – 4:15

Session 4: Tell Me Why This Matters - Enhancing Research Impact Through Effective Knowledge Translation (Moderator: Kelly Cathcart, URS)

4:15 – 4:30



Contact: Alexandra Pedersen,, (613) 533-2000 (ext. 79399)
Registration: Please register this event HERE
For More Information: Please visit the RDD website