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Staff of Research Services

ORS staff- Meet our people



Name and Contact Information


Dr. Daniel Archambault


Parker Building, L-607


Phone: 705-675-1151 (3446)

Daniel is an alumnus of Laurentian University. He obtained an Honours B.Sc. in Biology in 1989 and an M.Sc. in Ecology in 1991. Daniel then studied at the University of Alberta where he received a Ph.D. in Physiology and Cell Biology. After spending one year as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Alberta, he accepted a position as a Research Scientist with the Alberta Research Council. While at the Alberta Research Council, Daniel developed a program in environmental adaptation research and was appointed Program Leader. This was the beginning of his experience in administration and management. In 2005, he joined Laurentian’s Research Office as a Research Activities Manager. He is currently the Director of the Office of Research Services. Daniel is responsible for overseeing all activities of the office. He is also responsible for the Canada Research Chairs portfolio and applications to the Canada Foundation for Innovation and the Ontario Research Fund.


Dr. Robin Craig 

Senior Research Advisor

Parker Building, L-615

Phone: 705-675-1151 (3213)

Originally from Toronto, Dr. Robin Craig completed her undergraduate degree in French Literature at The University of Toronto in 2002. Robin went on to complete a Certificat en langue et civilization française at The Sorbonne and a Master’s (2004) and Ph.D. in French Literature (2010) at Western University. Between 2002 and 2013, she has held teaching appointments at Western University, St. Francis Xavier University, l’Université d’Orléans, and Laurentian University. She is currently completing a certificate program in French Workplace Translation through Humber College and sits on the  Board of Directors for Le Théatre Nouvel Ontario (TNO) and the Laurentian Child and Family Centre (LCFC).


Since joining the Office of Research Services at Laurentian in January 2013, Robin has been responsible for identifying, developing and managing external research funding opportunities in the areas of Social Sciences and Humanities, Public Health, Indigenous and Francophone research. She advises researchers, students and postdoctoral fellows. Between January 2013 and January 2016, Robin served as the Laurentian's Ethics Officer, providing administrative and consultative support to the Laurentian University Research Ethics Board with regard to research ethics monitoring and compliance. In her current role, Robin assists with the coordination of institution-wide strategic research initiatives and works closely with cross-functional departments in the development, interpretation, and implementation of institutional policies related to research and internal funding programs. She also actively contributes to facilitating knowledge mobilization activities at Laurentian University and leads the development of all research related communications and marketing materials as well as manages the Office of Research Services' website and social media accounts. 



Dr. Sean Parsons

Research Advisor

Parker Building, L-613

Phone: 706-675-1151 (3406)


Sean began his career at Laurentian University where he obtained an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry, in 2001.  After Laurentian, Sean moved to Queen’s University where he completed a Ph.D. in Biochemistry in 2007, working in the Queen’s University Cancer Research Institute.  From Queen’s, Sean moved to the University of Calgary where he pursued post-doctoral studies, as a member of the Snyder Institute for Infection, Inflammation, and Immunity.  Following a second post-doctoral fellowship at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Sean moved back to Sudbury, accepting a position in 2012 as a Grants Development Officer. Sean joined the Office of Research Services at Laurentian in September of 2015.

Sean’s responsibilities include pre-award assessment and development in the natural sciences, health sciences, and engineering; assisting researchers in finding potential sources of funding.

Stephanie Harris

Post-Award Officer

Parker Building, L-619

Phone: 705-675-1151 (3681)


Stephanie Harris comes to the Office of Research Services with experience in the fields of human and social service with her most recent experience in community development.  She has completed an undergraduate degree in Child and Youth Care and is currently working on a Master’s Degree in Human Services. With her skill set in organizing and planning, she created and chaired International Women’s Week Committee and lead many other community committees and projects.  She is a past director of the Sudbury Women’s Center Board, and past co-chair of the Aboriginal Women’s Working Group.  She is Secretary for the Minnow Lake Community Action Network, President of the Sudbury and Area Victims Services Board of Directors, is a director on the Big Brothers Big Sisters Board of Directors and is a member of the Greater Sudbury Kinette Club.


Stephanie is the Post-Award Officer in the Office of Research Services. Her main responsibilities are to work with the research team and serve as the office of record for all awards made to researchers. She is responsible for preparing reports on funding received and manages recordings of information in databases and records.  She also monitors and facilitates compliance for all regulations and requirements and assists principal investigators and project personnel throughout the duration of the award with their obligations under the terms of the award.  She is taking a lead role in the implementation of Romeo, an online database-driven system that manages certifications, tracks status and facilitates fund disbursement.  Finally, Stephanie is the university’s ex-officio representative on the Research Ethics Board and the Animal Care Committee.


Lise Carrière

Research Contracts Officer

Parker Building, L611

Phone:  705-675-1151 (2429)


Lise Carrière has joined the Office Research Services team as the Research Contracts Officer. Lise came to Laurentian in 2007, where she worked at l’Institut Franco Ontarien in the role of Executive Assistant. In 2010, she accepted a Nurse Practitioner/MScN Clinical Placement Coordinator position at the School of Nursing. Lise has built her career in a variety of roles and industries where she learnt quite quickly how to adapt to different working environments.

Lise is part of the post-award team that manages the research process once a project has been funded or an external research partnership initiated.  She is responsible for reviewing and negotiating research agreements with sponsors, government ministries and other academic institutions.  She is also the Registrar for Postdoctoral Fellows, ensuring that all the required documentation and agreements are in place prior to the start of any appointment of a fellow. She can be reached at extension 2429 or by email at:

Andrée Noiseux

Research Productivity Officer

Parker Building, L-617  

Phone: 705-675-1151 (2423)


Andrée Noiseux is responsible for coordinating the development of Laurentian's new strategic research plan, communications and Research Week.

Andrée completed an undergraduate degree in History and Spanish at Laurentian University in 2007 and a Master’s degree in International Development and Globalization at the University of Ottawa in 2012. She worked for non-profit organizations in the field of gender equality in Bolivia, Burkina Faso and Ottawa, before returning to Sudbury where she worked for the Institut franco-ontarien and the Francophone Affairs Office at Laurentian University. Andrée has experience in grant proposal writing, project coordination, program evaluation and in student mobility pathways. She can be reached at extension 3213 or by email at

Pauline Zanetti

Administrative Assistant

Parker Building, L-607

Phone: 705-675-1151 (2436)


Pauline Zanetti is the administrative assistant for the Office of Research Services which includes the Director, the Research Activities Managers, the University veterinarian, the Post-Award Officer and the Communication and Information Intern. She also serves as recording secretary on the Research Ethics Board and the Animal Care Committee.