Contact Us

Do you have questions about undergraduate research? Not sure where to start? The URI is here to help! Schedule an appointment to talk to someone about your individual research interests and needs. Whether you're just getting started in research or looking to take the next step, our staff and volunteers can help you find the information you need. See us about: 

  • Finding research opportunities
  • Seeking funding or writing funding applications
  • Finding resources related to your area of interest
  • Developing research-related skills (e.g. writing a research proposal, abstract, or poster)
  • Publishing or presenting your work
  • Exploring research-related careers, graduate school, or other opportunities to "put your research to work"
Please note: The URI does not offer academic advising. For specific advice regarding academic program planning and course selection, please contact your faculty/department. 

Location: 2-701 SUB 
Hours: September-April
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed from 12 to 1 p.m.)

May-August
Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (closed from 12 to 1 p.m.)
Phone: 780-492-3474
Email: uri@ualberta.ca


Dr. Connie Varnhagen
Academic Director

connie.varnhagen@ualberta.ca
Crystal Snyder
Undergraduate Research Coordinator
780-492-4183
crystal.snyder@ualberta.ca
Tony Luong
URI Intern
780-492-3474
tluong@ualberta.ca
Navita Kalra
URI Funding Advisor

780-248-1933
nkalra@ualberta.ca