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

8:30am – 4:30pm
*closed 12 – 1pm for lunch*

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


Administrative Directory

Office of Research in Education (ORE)

Dr. Patsy Duff
Associate Dean, Research
Tel: 604-822-0063

        • 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


Tatiane Lima
Assistant to the Associate Dean, Research
Tel: 604-822-5512

        • Administrative, scheduling, and communications support for the ADR
        • 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

        • 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

        • 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

Graduate Programs

Dr. Teresa Dobson
Director, Graduate Studies

      • Faculty Representative, UBC Graduate Council
      • Faculty Representative, UBC Graduate Policy Committee
      • Faculty Representative , UBC Graduate Scholarship Committee
      • Chair, Faculty of Education Scholarship Committee
      • Chair, Faculty of Education Scholarship Committee
      • Graduate Advisor, Faculty-wide Graduate Programs