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Location and Hours of Operation

**During the COVID-19 outbreak, ORIS staff are working remotely and the office is closed. Please contact your coordinator by email!**

The Office is located in the Joyce Entrepreneurship Centre (JEC), Room 150.

Office Hours are between 8:30 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm daily, Monday through Friday (Holidays excepted)

In order to best serve our research community, appointments are encouraged.

ORIS Staff


Heather Pratt
Executive Director, Research and Innovation

519-253-3000 ext. 3917

Kate Rosser-Davies
Research Facilitator / Administrative Assistant

Contact for: Canada Research Chairs and Internal Grants
(519) 253-3000 ext. 3919

Nusaibah Husain
Research Administrative Coordinator

Contact for: General ORIS inquiries
519-253-3000 ext. 3372

Research Coordinators

Natasha Wiebe
Research Coordinator - Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Contact for: Grant programs related to social sciences, humanities, Tri-Council - SSHRC, etc.
519-253-3000 ext. 3953

Nicole Noël
Research Coordinator - Institutional Projects and Communications

Contact for: CFI, ORF, ERA, and special large projects
519-253-3000 ext. 3916

Ingrid Qemo
Research Coordinator - Health Research

Contact for: Grant programs related to health, CIHR, NIH, Seeds4Hope, etc.
519-253-3000 ext. 3910

Sara Kenno
Research Coordinator - Engineering
Contact for: Grant programs related to engineering, Tri-Council - NSERC
519-253-3000 ext. 3918

Michelle Nevett
Research Coordinator - Science
Contact for: Grant programs related to science, Tri-Council - NSERC
519-253-3000 ext. 3918

Research Partnerships/Technology Transfer

Vesna Kaps, L.L.B., J.D.
Contract/Technology Transfer Manager

Contact for: Contracts, Agreements, OCEs, IP, Overhead, Tech Transfer
519-253-3000 ext. 3922

Tina Suntres
Innovation Administration Coordinator 

Contact for: IP/Tech Transfer matters, Research events
519-253-3000 ext. 3914

Devinder Moudgil
Ontario Brain Institute Intern
Contact for: Invention disclosure, technology evaluation and commercialization, Patent Search, Industry events 
519-253-3000 ext. 3959

Wilson Luo
Mitacs Business Development Specialist 

Contact for: Grants related to Mitacs

Other Contacts Who May Assist You

Dr. Patricia Weir
Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies

519-253-3000 ext. 2107

Dr. Panayiotis Vacratsis
CIHR Delegate

519-253-3000 ext. 3541

Associate Deans of Research

Dr. Brent Lee
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

(519) 253-3000 ext. 2034

Dr. Laverne Jacobs
Faculty of Law

(519) 253-3000 ext. 2970

Dr. Glenn Rideout
Faculty of Education

(519) 253-3000 ext. 3803

Dr. Debbie Kane
Faculty of Nursing

(519) 253-3000 ext. 2268

Dr. Majid Ahmadi
Faculty of Engineering

(519) 253-3000 ext. 2693

Linda Ingram
Faculty of Business

(519) 253-3000 ext. 3383

Dr. Cheri McGowan
Faculty of Human Kinetics

(519) 253-3000 ext. 2451

Dr. Dan Mennill
Faculty of Science

(519) 253-3000 ext. 3009

Contacts for Committees

Dr. John Hudson
Chair, Animal Care Committee

519-253-3000 ext. 2715

Dr. Kenneth Drouillard
Chair, Research Safety Committee

519-253-3000 ext. 4744

Ms. Sherri Lynne Menard
Biological Safety Program
University of Windsor Chemical Control Centre

519-253-3000 ext. 2055

Dr. Suzanne McMurphy
Chair, University of Windsor Research Ethics Board (REB)

519-253-3000 ext. 3071

Animal Care Coordinator
John Hudson
Contact for: Animal Care
519-253-3000 ext. 3741

Chemical Control Centre
Contact for: Bio Hazard
519-253-3000 ext. 3523

Research Ethics Board Coordinator
Sarah Braganza
Contact for: Research Ethics Board
519-253-3000 ext. 3948