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General Inquiries

Phone: 604-557-4011
Office: G290 Abbotsford Campus


Dr. Adrienne Chan,
Associate Vice President
Research, Engagement, & Graduate Studies

Phone: 604-557-4074
Office: G290J Abbotsford

Dr. Adrienne Chan has been a faculty member at UFV in the School of Social Work and Social Services since 2004 and was acting in the AVP role from Fall 2012 to Spring 2013. Her position as AVP was made permanent in May 2013.

The central tasks of this position include leading and supporting the development of research activities among faculty and students, leveraging research and scholarship to foster community engagement with the region, fostering the integration of teaching and research, increasing overall research funding from traditional and alternative sources, increasing awareness of available funding opportunities for faculty members and helping them to procure it, supporting and developing graduate programs, and promoting faculty and student research, scholarship, and graduate program accomplishments internally and externally. Read more


Brad Whittaker, Director
Research Services & Industry Liaison

Phone: 604-557-4044
Office: G290K Abbotsford


Deborah Block, Executive Assistant to the Associate Vice President
Research & Graduate Studies

Phone: 604-864-4639
G290H Abbotsford

  • General Administration
  • Graduate Studies Senate Committee
  • Research Advisory Council
  • Events and Publications


Yvette Fairweather, Administrative Assistant 
Research Services & Industry Liaison

Phone: 604-557-4011
G290 Abbotsford

  • Assistant to the Director
  • Human Research Ethics Administrator
  • Animal Care Administrator
  • Senate Research Committee
  • Events and Publications

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