Research Western

Research Development & Services Staff Contacts

Research Development & Services (RD&S) is a centralized office that provides the administrative infrastructure support to the University community for the facilitation and promotion of research activities at Western including grants and contracts. The primary role is to assist faculty members in gaining a competitive edge when it comes to external, internal and international funding proposals.


Bryce Pickard
Director, Research Development
519-661-2111 x 85313


Patt Brocksom
Data and Systems Specialist
519-661-2111 x 84509


Caroline Calmettes
Director, Contracts & Agreements
519-661-2111 x80120


Katy Evans
Administrative Officer
519-661-2111 x84642


Goretti Fordyce
Contracts Officer, International
519-661-2111 x80180


Julaine Hall 
Consultant, Awards & Distinctions
519-661-2111 x87970


Douglas Keddy
Research Communications Manager
519-661-2111 x87485


Louise Kilianski
Grants Officer
519-661-2111 x86098


Heather Lloyd
Grants & Contracts Facilitator
519-661-2111 x84503


Presently Vacant
Internal Grants Coordinator
519-661-2111 x84500


Dana Lowry
Records Assistant
519-661-2111 x80182


Antoinette Martin
Programs Administration Assistant
519-661-2111 x84620


Nancy McCreery
Contracts Coordinator
519-661-4254


Laura Moxey
Grants Officer
519-661-2111 x82778


Carolyn Paterson
Consultant, Research Development
519-661-2111 x82262


Theresa Russelo
Director, Research Grants
519-661-2111 x84502


Natalie Szudy
Consultant, Research Development
519-661-2111 x85301


David Tweddell
Senior Consultant, Strategic Initiatives, Research Development
519-661-2111 x85315


Natalie Wu
Post-award Grants Facilitator
519-661-2111 x86801