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 click on the links listed on the left.

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

Justin Langlois

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

Leanne Rooney

Director, Institutional Grants + Manager, Research Administration + Operations

Lois Klassen

Research Ethics Board Coordinator

Jason Sum

Research Financial Analyst

Lilyanna Huang

Research Financial Assistant

Alan Goldman

Industry Liaison