Research and Grant Writing Support
Elyssa Warkentin

Research Facilitator
Elyssa Warkentin, PhD
Phone: 204-474-8096
Office:  301F Isbister Bldg.

The Research Facilitator provides support to Social Sciences and Humanities researchers in research related activities, such as:

  • developing competitive grant and fellowship applications
  • facilitating collaborative research partnerships
  • creating strategic research plans

She can assist researchers at all stages of the proposal development process by matching researchers with appropriate funding opportunities, providing editing support and feedback on draft proposals, developing knowledge mobilization strategies, and helping researchers convey the significance of their research. 

Dr. Warkentin can be contacted at any stage of research to provide assistance, but note that early involvement is often the most beneficial.

Dr. Warkentin has extensive experience with SSHRC, Tri-Council, and other granting agencies, as well as with facilitation, collaboration, and editing. Her own research program focuses on late-Victorian crime fiction by and about women.


Faculty of Arts Associate Dean (Research)

Rob Hoppa, PhD
Phone: 204-474-9912

The Associate Dean of Research oversees the research related activities within the Faculty of Arts on behalf of the Dean. The ADR will provide Faculty approval for grant applications and will also meet with researchers to provide guidance on research related strategies.


Office of Research Services Contacts

Office of Research Services Website

Visit ORS for information on up-coming deadlines and other support in the grants process.

Find out who to contact in ORS (SSHRC, NSERC, and CIHR Grants Officers listing)