Research Services Office

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

Kristen Campbell

Research Ethics Coordinator
Research Ethics (Human Participants)
Office: 
University Centre, Room 437

Coordinates all aspects of the Research Ethics Board (REB) review process for research involving human participants. Conducts proficient, critical reviews of protocols to ensure the highest ethical standards are met, as captured in the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct of Research Involving Humans, 2nd Edition (TCPS2). Provides guidance to researchers, as well as administrative support to the REB-General and REB-Natural, Physical and Engineering Sciences.

Donna Drohan-Jennings

Research Ethics Coordinator
Research Ethics (Human Participants)
Phone number: 
519-824-4120 Ext. 56389
Office: 
University Centre, Room 437

Coordinates all aspects of the Research Ethics Board (REB) review process for research involving human participants. Conducts proficient, critical reviews of protocols to ensure the highest ethical standards are met, as captured in the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct of Research Involving Humans, 2nd Edition (TCPS2). Provides guidance to researchers, as well as administrative support to the REB-General and REB-Natural, Physical and Engineering Sciences.

Katelyn Wadleigh

Manager, Research Ethics
Research Ethics (Human Participants)
Phone number: 
519-824-4120 Ext. 56606
Office: 
University Centre, Room 437

Administrative leadership for the development and delivery of the University of Guelph’s research ethics review process for research projects involving human participants and compliance with Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct of Research Involving Humans, 2nd Edition (TCPS 2) and related legal requirements involving privacy and personal information. Administrative leadership for the Research Ethics Board (REB) and research ethics training.