Allison McManus is the Strategic Research Initiatives Officer from the Office of Research Services (ORS) at Wilfrid Laurier University. Allison joined the ORS following her studies at Laurier, where she completed her Bachelor degree in Geography and her Master’s degree in Integrative Biology. Her current responsibilities include the coordination of research initiatives and events, the creation new internal research awards, planning and development of research opportunities and approving administrative research projects involving faculty, students and staff.
Allison was named one of Laurier’s Qualtrics Brand Administrators in January 2018. She provides on-going support to over 950 users registered under Laurier’s Qualtrics license. Since taking on this responsibility, Allison has become very knowledgeable on the various aspects and capabilities within Qualtrics.