Research Team


Barb Thomas, PhD
ALES Associate Dean (Research)


René Déry, PhD
ALES Research and Innovation Director


Marina Offengenden, MSc
ALES Research Development Coordinator


Krista Stefan, MA/BSc/PEng
ALES Research Development Coordinator


The research team of the Faculty of ALES offers the following services to faculty members and researchers:

  • provides information on funding opportunities, ethics, grant processing, deadlines, and sponsor guidelines,
  • reviews grants and agreements, and
  • facilitates adjudication and ranking of grant applications

Research Team Deadlines for Faculty Review and Approval of Research Applications

Research applications should be submitted to ALES Research Team 8 days before the agency deadline to ensure adequate time to review.
Please ensure appropriate University of Alberta and agency signature pages and letters of support are included in the application.

ALES Field Activity Safety Plan (FAP) Protocol

UofA Research Updates | Tip Sheets

UofA Research Updates & COVID-19

ALES Field Research & COVID-19

ALES On-Campus Research & COVID-19

ALES Work Related Travel


ALES Research Tip Sheets