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Athabasca University

Manager, Research Services

Rebecca Heartt, M.Ed.


Toll-free: 1-800-788-9041 ext. 6275 (Canada and U.S.)
International: +1-780-675-6275


Managing and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Research Centre.

  • Provide resources and tools to support faculty and staff research pursuits.
  • Help negotiate research funding agreements and contracts.
  • Help researchers to carry out their research in compliance with Athabasca University policies and sponsor funding requirements.
  • Assist researchers in the effective stewardship of their research funding.
  • Liaise with sponsors to ensure research funding requirements are met.
  • Promote research at AU.
  • Help prepare departmental reports for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Help develop the annual Research Centre Business Plan and 3-year budget.
  • Contribute to ongoing research planning and policy development.

I encourage you to contact me with any questions you have regarding research at Athabasca University.

Updated March 14 2018 by Research

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