Dr. Deborah Zornes

Director, Research Services at Royal Roads University

Dr. Deborah Zornes is the Director, Research Services at Royal Roads University and has more than 20 years’ experience in research management and research administration. In her capacity as Director, she is responsible for strategic and operational directions of research administration and support at the university. Zornes is also the President for the Canadian Association of Research Administrators (CARA) Research interests include: 1) evaluating and measuring research effectiveness and quality; 2) the impact of corporatization on the university and the research undertaken/supported; and 3) research administration as a profession.


Session RAAAP: Research Administration as a Profession – results of an international survey
Room Fintry
Time 11:30 - 12:45
Date Tuesday 5th June, 2018
Theme Leadership & Professional Development
Style Pecha Kucha
Speakers Dr Simon Kerridge - Director of Research Services, University of Kent
Dr. Deborah Zornes - Director, Research Services at Royal Roads University
Cindy Kiel - Executive Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Administration, University of California
Jan Andersen - Chief Executive Officer, Team Coordinator for Research Support, Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
Patrice Ajai-Ajagbe - Programme Officer, Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Susi Poli - Editor, When Equality
Janice Besch - Director of Australia’s NHMRC National Institute for Dementia Research (NNIDR)
Stephanie Scott - Director of Policy & Research Development in Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA) of Columbia University