Role of the Project Manager in Research Administration (Archive)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
What does a project manager do in research? Hear an active professional in the field describe the activities, relationships, and opportunities in the growing field of research management and administration.
Robyn Roscoe is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with nearly 20 years of experience in the management of large health research projects, and nearly 30 years of experience in project management in the scientific and technical fields. She is currently Director of Management and Administration for the BC Cancer Genome Sciences Centre, responsible for project, finance and operations management, as well as program management for the Personalized OncoGenomics (POG) program. She previously worked in the oil & gas sector as a project manager, operations specialist and environmental manager. She holds a BSc from the University of Manitoba.
In 2016, Robyn received the Research Management Excellence Award from the Canadian Association of Research Administrators, and in 2017 she was awarded the CARA Innovation Award. These awards recognize exceptional creativity, innovative research management and outstanding contributions and dedication to the profession nationally and internationally.
Robyn is committed to leading and enabling responsible and efficient conduct of research through good operational controls, administration, reporting, and people systems that sure the financial and operational strengths of an organization.