Research Office

The Emily Carr research culture is a strategically important element of the University.

We lead the country in the contributions we make to research in studio-based art, design, and media. To find out more about faculty and student research; research centres, studios and labs; and our Canada Research Chairs, please go to the Research section in our main website.

The Research + Industry Office (RIO) at Emily Carr University is responsible for promoting and assisting with the research activity of the faculty and students at Emily Carr University of Art + design. We strive to develop and support a vibrant culture of research, scholarly activity and creative practice that reflects and celebrates the accomplishments of our community. We are also proud of our partnerships with industry that provide excellent opportunities for faculty and student research.

The Research + Industry Office provides a wide range of services to assist researchers with administration of their research projects, from grant applications and development of industry partnerships to identify funding sources and post-award support. The RIO also provides guidance to ethics compliance and management of grant funds.

For more information, please check our five-year Strategic Research Plan.

RIO Staff

Steven Lam

Associate VP, Research + Dean, Jake Kerr Faculty of Graduate Studies

stevenlam@ecuad.ca

Angeles Hernandez Correa

Executive Assistant to the AVP, Research + Dean, Jake Kerr Faculty of Graduate Studies

ahernandezcorrea@ecuad.ca

Lois Klassen

Research Ethics Board Coordinator

lklassen@ecuad.ca

Leanne Rooney

Research Financial Analyst

lrooney@ecuad.ca

Alan Goldman

Industry Liaison

agoldman@ecuad.ca