Contact Us

Telephone: 604-822-5512
Fax: 604-822-8971

Office of Research in Education
Room 311
2125 Main Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada, V6T 1Z4


Administrative Directory

Office of Research in Education (ORE)

Dr. Patsy Duff
Associate Dean, Research
Tel: 604-822-0063 (Room #311A)

        • 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

Gokhan Basbug
Assistant to the Associate Dean, Research; Assistant to the Associate Dean Academic, Graduate and Innovation
Tel: 604-822-5512 (Room #311)

          • Administrative, scheduling, and communications support for the ADR and ADA
          • Supports faculty research grant administration, and data collection and research for the Office of Research in Education projects
          • Manages content for the Office of Research in Education website and digital signage
          • Assists with internal graduate student award administration
          • Administrative support to the Graduate Curriculum Advisory Committee
          • Produces weekly graduate student NewsFlash

Robert Olaj
Director, Research Development
Tel: 604-822-0580 (Room #311B)

            • Leads development and delivery of strategic research support for faculty under the general direction of the Associate Dean Research
            • Oversees operation of the Office of Research in Education
            • Manages Faculty of Education internal research funds competitions
            • Provides strategic feedback and nomination support for research awards and prizes


Dr. Nandini Maharaj
Research Grants Facilitator
Tel: 604-822-0215 (Room #311C)

            • Identification of research funding opportunities for faculty
            • 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