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Funded Research and Grants

Lazaridis Institute Funded Research

The following is a list of research projects supported by seed grants from the Lazaridis Institute.

Externally Funded Research

Numerous faculty members are engaged in research pertinent to the Lazaridis Institute. The following is a list of their research programmes funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

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The Lazaridis Institute provides seed grants for early stage research projects (e.g., first round of substantial funding or designed to facilitate successive funding).

These internal grants are available to exclusively to faculty members and graduate students in the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, however external collaborators may be included in the application.

Funded research broadly aligns with the mandate of the Lazaridis Institute. The activities we fund may include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing, launching or testing a new research idea or approach.
  • Conducting a feasibility study.


  • Amount: From $5,000 to $10,000
  • Terms: 14 months (maximum)
  • Who Can Apply: Lazaridis School faculty and graduate students (Note: graduate students should have the Approval of their faculty advisor)
  • Applications for 2023-24 grants are due by 11pm on March 31, 2023.
  • Please visit the Lazaridis Institute Research Page (self-registration) on MyLearningSpace to download and submit an application.

Contact our Research Director:

T: 519.884.0710 x2570
Office Location: LH3005

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Lazaridis Institute 2019 Research Report 

Is a high-growth firm the same as a 'scale-up'?

by Nicole Coviello