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Active Grants

Smith School of Business researchers engage in high quality research that addresses timely and important research questions. This has led to a high success rate in acquiring external research grants to fund multi-year projects. The following is a list of the active external grants held by our researchers.

  • Barling, Julian (PI) with Turner, Nick (external)
    SSHRC Insight Grant, 2018-2023, $209,046
    Early socioeconomic adversity and the development of later formal leadership

  • Chaigneau, Pierre (PI) with Sahuguet, Nicolas (external)
    SSHRC Insight Grant, 2021-2024, $90,091
    Too many rewards? Performance shares and the optimal structure of executive pay

  • Dacin, Peter (PI) with Dacin, Tina M. & Murphy, Daniel V. S. (external)
    SSHRC Partnership Development Grant, 2020-2023, $193,625
    Saving Place: Culture, Arts and Tradition in Community Resilience

  • Dacin, Tina
    SSHRC Insight Grant, 2015-2023, $182,500
    Examining the Dynamics of Social Innovation Labs

  • Dacin, Tina (PI) with Saifer, Adam (external)
    SSHRC Trans-Atlantic Platform (T-AP) Innovation, 2019-2023, $99,300
    Collaboration for Social Innovation: Scaling for Impact

  • Dudley, Evan
    SSHRC Insight Grant, 2022-2026, $173,611
    Human-machine interactions in the over-the-counter market

  • Goerzen, Anthony
    SSHRC Insight Grant, 2021-2023, $83,816
    Third party interventions to improve global value chain social justice and environmental stewardship

  • Gopalakrishnan, Raga
    SSHRC Insight Development Grant, 2020-2023, $60,100
    Behaviour-Aware Queueing Models for Smart Service Operations

  • Hou, Yu
    SSHRC Insight Grant, 2020-2023, $92,150
    Partisan Auditors: Do Auditors' Political Preferences Influence Audit Outcomes

  • Ivus, Olena
    SSHRC Ukraine Response Fund, 2022-2023, $59,439
    Intellectual Property Rights, Innovator Migration and Technology Diffusion

  • Kolsarici, Ceren
    The Bank of Nova Scotia, 2022-2026, $500,000
    Scotiabank Centre for Customer Analytics Research Agreement

  • Kolsarici, Ceren (PI) with Levin, Yuri, Levina, Tatsiana; Martin, T. Patrick (Computing); Nediak, Mikhail; Ovchinnikov, Anton & Thompson, Matthew Sean
    NSERC Collaborative Research and Development (CRD) 2018-2023, $900,000
    Large-scale customer analytics methodologies in financial services

  • Lei, Murray (Yanzhe)
    Loblaw Companies, 2022-2023, $20,000
    Predictive Data Analytics for Retail Demand with Pantry Loading Effect

  • Lei, Murray (Yanzhe)
    NSERC Discovery Grants - Individual, 2021-2026, $155,000
    Real-time Dynamic Optimization for Omnichannel Retailers

  • Lei, Murray (Yanzhe)
    NSERC Discovery Launch Supplement, 2021-2026, $12,500
    Real-time Dynamic Optimization for Omnichannel Retailers

  • Levin, Yuri
    NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE), 2018-2024, $25,909
    Machine Learning in Quantitative Finance and Business Analytics

  • Li, Guang
    NSERC Discovery Grants - Individual, 2020-2025, $130,000
    Revenue Management and Policy Design in the Presence of Customer Multi-Item Shopping Behavior

  • Li, Guang
    NSERC Discovery Launch Supplement, 2020-2025, $12,000
    Revenue Management and Policy Design in the Presence of Customer Multi-Item Shopping Behavior

  • Salterio, Steve (PI) with Ye, Minlei (external)
    SSHRC Insight Grant, 2021-2026, $149,050
    Understanding the Extent and Nature of Replication Research in Social Sciences: The Case of Accounting Research

  • Spitzmuller, Matthias
    The Bank of Nova Scotia, 2022-2024, $160,000
    Modeling the Risk Factors of Regrettable Attrition

  • Thiele, Veikko
    SSHRC Insight Grant, 2021-2024, $36,306
    Scale-up Ecosystems: Theory and Empirical Evidence

  • Thomas, Stephen
    Crowdcare Corporation and Lululemon, 2020-2024, $96,250
    Digital Technology Supercluster

  • Thomas, Stephen
    Mitacs Accelerate, Mitacs with Crowdcare Corporation, 2022-2024, $350,000
    Investigating transformer-based NLP techniques and advanced machine learning approaches to improve virtual assistant operations

  • Thomas, Tandy
    SSHRC Insight Grant, 2015-2023, $114,570
    New Parent Decision Making in a Culture of Choice and Discourse Overload

  • Raver, Jana
    SSSHRC Partnership Engage Grant, 2022-2023, $25,000
    Improving Work Culture with a Trauma-Informed Leadership Intervention for Public Safety Personnel

  • Riordan, Ryan
    SSHRC Insight Grant, 2022-2027, $223,358
    Carbon Finance: Can markets help in the fight against climate change?

  • Wang, Jue
    Mitacs Accelerate, Mitacs with OPTT Inc., 2022-2024, $60,000
    MITACS Postdoc-Roozbeh Yousefi: Applying Adaptive Bayesian Learning Model to the Fastest Change Detection of Mental Health Patients’ Category

  • Wang, Jue
    NSERC Discovery Grants - Individual, 2019-2024, $130,000
    Diagnosis, Learning and Optimization of Smart and Connected Products

  • Wang, Jue
    NSERC Discovery Launch Supplement, 2019-2024, $12,500
    Diagnosis, Learning and Optimization of Smart and Connected Products

  • Wang, Wei
    SSHRC Insight Development Grant, 2021-2023, $64,812
    Market Power in Loan Pricing

  • Zhang, Jingyu
    SSHRC Insight Development Grant, 2022-2024, $64,812
    Do hedge funds exploit material non-public information?