Contact Us

Contact
Email: educ.ore@ubc.ca 
Telephone: 604-822-5512
Fax: 604-822-8971

Hours
8:30am – 4:30pm
*closed 12 – 1pm for lunch*
Monday-Friday

Location
Office of Research in Education
UBC Faculty of Education
309 – 2125 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC
Canada V6T 1Z4

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Administrative Directory

Office of Research in Education (ORE)

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Dr. Mark Beauchamp
Associate Dean, Research
Tel: 604-822-5513
E-mail: mark.beauchamp@ubc.ca

        • Faculty of Education research infrastructure and strategic support
        • Faculty of Education graduate program strategic support; academic oversight for Faculty-wide graduate programs
        • Coordinates Faculty of Education Research Chairs and Professorships, Centres and Institutes
        • Support for mentorship of new faculty and post-doctoral fellows

Anke Shi
Reception & Administrative Support
Tel: 604-822-5512
Email: educ.ore@ubc.ca

        • Answers general inquiries on graduate programs and research services
        • Supports faculty research grant administration, and data collection and research for Office of Research in Education projects
        • Produces weekly graduate student NewsFlash newsletter
        • Manages content for Office of Research in Education website and digital signage

Heather Frost
Manager, Research Support Services
Tel: 604-822-0215
Email: heather.frost@ubc.ca

        • Identification of research funding opportunities for faculty, particularly for health-related projects
        • Development of research grant proposals and internal review
        • Faculty of Education internal research funds competitions
        • Research-related professional development workshops for faculty
        • Exploration of foundation and contract research funding

Robert Olaj
Research Development & Grant Facilitator
Tel: 604-822-0580
Email: robert.olaj@ubc.ca

        • Identification of research funding opportunities for faculty, particularly for social sciences and humanities projects
        • Development of research grant proposals and internal review
        • Research-related professional development workshops for faculty
        • Information on funding council policies, grant eligibility, indirect costs of research

Graduate Programs


Jenna Shapka
Director, Graduate Studies
Tel: 604-827-2181
Email: jennifer.shapka@ubc.ca

        • Faculty Representative, UBC Graduate Council
        • Faculty Representative, UBC Graduate Policy Committee
        • Faculty Representative, UBC Graduate Curriculum Committee
        • Chair, Graduate Curriculum and Advisory Committee
        • Chair, Faculty of Education Scholarship Committee
        • Faculty-wide Graduate Programs; Director, MET Program
        • Graduate Advisor, Faculty-wide Graduate Programs

Selina Kohl
Graduate Program Assistant
Tel: 604-822-8638
Email: selina.kohl@ubc.ca

        • Student eligibility and program requirements for Faculty-wide graduate programs (Cross-Faculty Inquiry, Urban Learner, Early Childhood Education)
        • Liaise with G+PS regarding new applications and current students in Faculty-wide Programs
        • Support for Faculty-wide Programs Committees
        • Faculty-wide Programs student funding
        • Faculty of Education Research Methods and Special Topics course offerings
        • Faculty-wide Programs course scheduling (ECED, CCFI)
        • Content management of Office of Research in Education website