About Us

We are the central administrative office for research support at UBC Okanagan. We work closely with researchers to facilitate grant applications, oversee research accounts, and ensure research compliance at UBC Okanagan.

ORS team


To support and facilitate research excellence by providing high quality administrative services to faculty, staff, and external partners.


To advance the quality, intensity and impact of research conducted at UBC Okanagan.


We value and respect all members of our research community, each of whom individually and collaboratively make a contribution to create, strengthen, and enrich our research environment.

Contact ORS if you need assistance with the following:

  • Finding funding or developing research grant applications
  • Obtaining an institutional signature for a grant application
  • Obtaining a compliance certificate for research involving human subjects, animals or biohazardous materials
  • Setting up a research account and spending limits
  • Transferring research funds to collaborators at another institution
  • Registering a clinical trial