Pre & Post Award Management

Assistance is available to BC Cancer researchers at all sites across the province for any of the following:

  • Information about research funding opportunities, prizes, and honours
  • Liaising with funding agencies and affiliated academic institutions on behalf of BC Cancer researchers
  • Institutional signatures for grant applications
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance & BC Cancer research policies are met
  • Setting up research accounts in the Finance system & other databases
  • Producing research statistics and reports
  • Maintaining and providing information on BC Cancer research awards & accomplishments
  • Working with Technology Development Office on research related contracts

For more information contact:

Karen Hagan
Jillian McKenna

Information Technology Services

BC Cancer Research IT provides timely and accurate delivery of support for researchers at the BCCRC, and has introduced a number of new applications available to all users.

Our support includes:

  • Chat -
  • Cloud storage-
  • Confluence-
  • Database/Surveys-
  • Virtual Solutions:
    • Remote virtual desktop access via web
    • Remote access to workstation via web
    • Published applications (SPSS and others)
    • Dedicated servers and workstations
    • GPU-accelerated servers for graphic-intensive apps
    • GPU-accelerated servers for AI
    • Application for scheduling resources
    • Web-conferencing solution

For assistance contact the BCCRC help desk:

Research Building Operations

BC Cancer Research Building Operations provides building operational support including the implementation and maintenance of various operational programs, policies and procedures.  The Building operations Leader is responsible for day-to-day building and facilities operations of the BCCRC.

Building operations services include: 

  • Staff parking passes
  • Staff bike room access
  • All building/facility repair and maintenance issues
  • Space Management
  • Renovations
  • Equipment Installs
  • Building Heating/ Cooling concerns
  • Fire Safety
  • Shipping /Receiving issues
  • Security issues
  • Waste Management
  • Housekeeping
  • Pest Control
  • Recycling

    For help with these and other building related matters contact Building Operations,Leader:  Tom Stodola

Safety Office

The safety office is comprised of a Biosafety Officer and a Radiation Safety Officer and together they are responsible for the education and implementation of biosafety and radiation safety programs in all BC Cancer research labs as regulated by Health Canada, Worksafe BC, and the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission.  

Biosafety Officer- Elizabeth Hajen

Radiation Safety Officer- Lauren Fougner

The BCCRC’s Biosafety Program provides support to researchers in the following areas:

  • Biosafety Risk Assessments
  • Risk management and containment
  • Training and education
  • Laboratory design
  • Medical surveillance
  • Transportation, import and export of regulated materials
  • Development of standard operating procedures
  • Respirator fit-testing

There are a number of resources available on the Safety Intranet and PHSA’s LearningHub in support of the Biosafety Program.

Email  for assistance or call 604-675-8037. 


BC Cancer Research Finance provides operational and administrative support, including the implementation, application and oversight of various financial policies, procedures and programs.

Information and assistance is available to BC Cancer researchers at all sites across the province for the following:

  • Financial services (accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, corporate credit cards)
  • Financial planning & reporting
  • Capital management and procurement
  • Financial information & reporting systems
  • Research grants management
  • Application of accounting standards, financial policies and guidelines.

For help with these and other financial related matters, contact Debbie Mok:

Back to top