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Research Contacts

Administration of Research at StFX is managed by the Research Services Group (RSG) under the direction of the Assosciate Vice President, Research and Graduate Studies, Dr. Richard Isnor.
The Research Services Group (RSG) includes the Research Grants Office (RGO), the Industry Liaison Office (ILO), and the Research Operations Office (ROO). 

Associate VP, Research and Graduate Studies – Dr. Richard Isnor

Research Grants Office – John Blackwell

Industry Liaison Office – Andrew Kendall

Research Operations Office – Dianne Edmond

Financial Services – Chantal MacIsaac

Research Ethics Board – Dr. David Young, Chair

Animal Care Committee – Dr. Russell Wyeth, Chair

Biosafety Committee – Dr. James Cormier, Chair

Dr. Richard Isnor

Associate Vice President, Research & Graduate Studies
email Richard
Phone: 902-867-5036
Nicholson Tower 306


Associate Vice President, Research and Graduate Studies

John D.Blackwell MA, MLIS

Director Research Grants Office StFX
email John
Phone: 902-867-3733
Nicholson Tower 416

Research Grants Office

The RGO provides pre-award administrative services to the StFX community, including research grant funding opportunities, application development and processes, and internal/external research policies and procedures.

Andrew Kendall

Manager, Industry Liaison Office
email Andrew
Phone: 902-867-3660
Nicholson Tower 307

Industry Liaison Office

The ILO serves as the bridge for researchers and entrepreneurs to collaborate effectively with industry and the marketplace, investors, and government. The ILO offers pre-award support for research contracts and contribution agreements, and pre- and post-award support for technology transfer.

Dianne Edmond

Research Operations Officer
email Dianne
Phone: 902-867-5712
Nicholson Tower 305

Research Operations Office

The Research Operations Officer along with staff in Finance and the Research Ethics Board help to provide research project financial administration services.  

Natasha Neal

Manager, Research Financial Operations
email Natasha
Phone: 902-867-4123
Nicholson Tower 421


Research Operations Office

Marie Gillis

Research Administrative Coordinator
email Marie
Phone: 902-867-2393
Nicholson Tower 308


Research Service Group

Chantal MacIsaac

Manager, Financial Reporting & Financial Analyst
email Chantal
Phone: 902-867-3202
MacKinnon Hall 532


Financial Services

Dr. David Young

Educational Law and Policy
email David
Phone: 902-867-2215
Xavier Hall 202

Chair, Research Ethics Board

Dr. Russell Wyeth

Associate Professor, Biology
email Russell
Phone: 902-867-3886
J. Bruce Brown Hall 222/221


Chair, Animal Care Committee

Dr. James Cormier

Department Chair, Chemistry
email James
Phone: 902-867-5080
Physical Sciences Centre 3063


Chair, Biosafety Committee

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