The Dean’s Office Research Team leverages our international industry experience to connect your project with our leading experts.

  • Portrait of Walter Merida

    Walter Mérida

    Associate Dean, Walter Mérida leads the Research and Partnerships team in Applied Science. He is responsible for expanding the Faculty’s global research leadership by working with governments, industry, civil society and international partners.

  • Portrait of Joanne Moszynski

    Joanne Moszynski

    Senior Manager of Research Development on the Research and Partnerships team. Joanne supports APSC faculty members in identifying, developing and obtaining funding to enable their research. Contact Joanne for information on Tricouncil funding opportunities including CFI, CRC, CFREF, DG. Please note that Joanne is on leave until January 2024.

  • Portrait of Kyra Laverdiere

    Kyra Laverdiere

    Senior Manager, Research Partnerships. Kyra supports the development of collaborative research initiatives, enabling new knowledge to be put into practice to deliver social, environmental and economic benefits. Contact Kyra to help bridge the gap between industry and academia.

  • Portrait of Yaser Roshan

    Yaser Roshan

    Senior Manager, Research Partnerships. Yaser supports new research collaborations through connecting partners in industry and not-for-profit groups to Applied Science researchers and helping them to navigate the complexities within the university. Contact Yaser to discuss your R&D plans and how a partnership with UBC can help.

  • Portrait of Atif Hussain

    Atif Hussain

    Research Development Associate. Atif supports APSC faculty members in the development of research proposals for programs including NSERC Alliance and DG.

  • Portrait of Carrie Lam

    Carrie Lam

    Research Development Associate. Carrie supports APSC faculty members in identifying funding opportunities and developing highly competitive research proposals. Contact Carrie for information on SSHRC Institutional Grants (SIG), NFRF CCAM and GCRC.

  • Portrait of Meisan Brown-Lum

    Meisan Brown-Lum

    Research Development Associate. Meisan supports APSC faculty in the development of research proposals for funding opportunities that include the CFI and CRC programs.