Robyn Roscoe is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with 16 years of experience in the management of large health research projects, and nearly 30 years’ experience in project management in the scientific and technical fields. She is currently Director of Management and Administration for Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre at BC Cancer , responsible for project, finance and operations management. Robyn has previously worked in the environment sector and oil & gas industry as a project manager, operations specialist and environmental manager. She holds a BSc from the University of Manitoba.
Since 2008, Robyn has been active with the Canadian Association of Research Administrators (CARA), as a mentor, instructor, and with special interest groups. She is a frequent presenter at CARA webinars and conferences. In 2016, Robyn was the recipient of the Research Management Excellence Award from CARA. This award recognizes an exceptional research manager who has made outstanding contributions to the profession nationally and internationally through innovation, creativity, hard work and dedication. In 2017, she was awarded the CARA Innovation Award in recognition of her contributions to mentorship and professional development.
Robyn is committed to expanding knowledge and interest in the field of research project management, developing the profession of research administration, and contributing to excellence in research management in BC and Canada.