Research Support Fund Allocation 

 

2016-2017

In the 2016-17 fiscal year, OCAD University received $256,913 from the RSF. It was used to provide support to researchers through the following mechanisms:

  • License for the ROMEO research management software (which is also used for REB protocol submissions and reviews)
  • Maintenance on network infrastructure
  • Salaries for research administration-related staff, including:
  • Manager of the Research Ethics Board
  • Research Projects Officers
  • Research Accountant

 

2017-18

In the 2017-18 fiscal year, OCAD University received $293,804 from the RSF. It was used to offset the costs of salaries for administrative staff providing support to researchers in the areas of:

  • Financial administration of Tri-Agency and other research funds
  • Hiring processes for research assistants, post-doctoral fellows, and other research personnel
  • Coordination of research ethics reviews
  • Research project management
  • Research Communications