Office of Research Services

General Inquiries

For general inquiries, please contact: Patti Minakis 519-824-4120 Ext. 56943

Or, contact one of our individual units:

Animal Care Services acc@uoguelph.ca - For submitting Animal Utilization Protocols (AUPs) and amendments to the Animal Care Committee (ACC); general inquiries and administrative matters related to AUP development, submission and review.

Research Ethics reb@uoguelph.ca - For submitting Research Ethics Board (REB) forms: REB Application, Amendment Form and Renewal Form; and inquiries for general and compliance questions.

Research Support Services research.services@uoguelph.ca - For inquiries about grants or contracts or to submit an OR5 form.

Strategic Programs and Infrastructure Grants  stratprg@uoguelph.ca - For matters relating to sponsors such as Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU), Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE), Canada Research Chairs (CRC).

Our People

Matthew Frontini

Manager, Legal Review
Research Legal Review
Phone number: 
519-824-4120 Ext. 52048
Office: 
University Centre, Room 437

Provides general legal review of research proposals, applications to sponsors and research agreements and contracts which present higher than normal risk to the University. Advises senior administration on legal matters pertaining to research. Provides Research Support Services (grants and contracts) staff with training and counsel in the review, drafting and negotiation of research-related legal agreements. First point of contact for research-related international agreements and MOUs.