Reporting units

Several offices work together to provide the best service to the U of L's research community. They are:

Animal Care Services

Animal Care Services (ACS) supports teaching and research endeavors at the University and supports applied animal-based research conducted by Neuro-Investigations. The University has four animal care facilities: a remote aviary, which is currently not in use; a facility in the Department of Biological Sciences; the Rodent Research Facilitiy in the Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, and the Aquatic Research Facility in the Alberta Water and Environmental Science Building.

Research Ethics

The University of Lethbridge is committed to maintaining high standards, and requires that all research, teaching, and testing conducted by its members conform to the highest ethical and scientific standards with respect to the use of animals, human subjects, radioisotopes and biohazards. Any research, teaching or testing conducted using University facilities, or undertaken by individuals connected to the University involving animals, human subjects, radioisotopes, and biohazards must be reviewed and approved by the appropriate University Committee.

Visit Research Ethics web page.

Research Services

Research Services provides assistance and advice on sponsored research, research contracts and other research activities. Research Services also works closely with government agencies and private sector industries to further advance research activities on campus.

Visit Research Services' web page.

University-Industry Liaison Office

The University-Industry Liaison Office (UILO) facilitates engagement between agencies and researchers at the University of Lethbridge. The UILO aims to encourage and promote the dissemination of Intellectual Property (IP) and commercialize research endeavours. The facilitation between university and industry agencies can take place in different forms, such as research collaborations in areas of mutual interest, licensing of discoveries, and the creation of spin-off companies based on the innovations of the university's researchers.

Visit Industry Liaison's web page.