Services and Divisions

Advanced Analysis Centre

The Advanced Analysis Centre (AAC) is a group of high-end specialized research laboratories: NMR, x-ray diffraction and scattering, microscopy imaging, fermentation, mass spectrometry and genomics. The AAC provides an unequalled range of capabilities for research and advanced education at the interface of the physical and biological sciences. The AAC is located in the Science Complex and welcomes users from academia, government and industry.

Central Animal Facility

The Central Animal Facility provides a centre for the care and maintenance, by skilled and experienced personnel, of quality animals in a controlled environment as a service to departments across the University.

Laboratory Services

Laboratory Services (LS) is a multi-faceted analytical and diagnostic laboratory which serves a broad range of agri-food and veterinary clients within commercial, academic and government sectors on a fee-for-service basis.

Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance Research Programs

The University of Guelph manages research and education programs and related facilities, supported through an annual $54-million allocation from the Ontario Government. Funding is awarded on a competitive basis for research projects, knowledge translation and transfer projects, and highly qualified personnel scholarships under seven agri-food and rural priority areas.

OMAFRA Research Stations

The Office of Research manages a world-class network of research stations which enable multidisciplinary research and innovation in Ontario. In total, there are almost two dozen facilities within the research stations, each supporting a different globally competitive platform.

Research Services Office

The Research Services Office (RSO) has the expertise and connections to assist faculty members in their pursuit of research, scholarship and creative endeavours from application to award, including finding and applying for funding, ethics review and award/agreement finalization. RSO works in partnership with the academic colleges and many other administrative units to advance the University's research mission and strategic principles, and to provide support and resources to researchers.

Research Communications

Research Communications supports the University of Guelph's research enterprise through initiatives that promote dialogue, understanding and communication about research accomplishments and activity at the University of Guelph.

Research Financial Services

Research Financial Services will provide assistance and guidance to meet the financial administrative requirements of sponsored research awards. Research Financial Services will set up accounts, deposit cheques, and prepare financial reports for research awards while supporting the University community by ensuring compliance with University policies and procedures, government regulations, and the requirements of all research sponsors.

Research Innovation Office

As one of the forces driving innovation at the University of Guelph, the Research Innovation Office (RIO) fosters a dynamic ecosystem to empower and advance research endeavours along the innovation pathway, facilitating the transformation of discoveries into impactful, real-world outcomes. With diverse expertise, RIO operates in an integrated manner, leveraging their unique skills to achieve common goals for advancing research and fostering innovation within the university and our broader community.