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Support & Services

We are proud of the valuable research our committed faculty are undertaking. Our dedicated Research Office supports LA&PS faculty members who need assistance with identifying appropriate funding or award opportunities, proposal development, and navigating and building research partnerships. We can also assist with the administration of research funds and any other research matters.

Research Support

Contact Us

For supports offered by the LA&PS Research Office – including administrative assistance, budgeting, grant writing, pre-award and post-award services, email us at or meet our team.

Researchers in LA&PS

Do you have a project or an idea and are looking to collaborate? Find a LA&PS researcher. LA&PS is home to over 650 full-time faculty who specialize in an array of subjects including social sciences, the humanities and professional programs.

Research Website Support

The LA&PS Research Office offers support for website development. If you're planning a website under your project, the LA&PS Research Office ( should be your first point of contact to get you started with the process. The Knowledge Mobilization Specialist at the Research Office will take you through the resources available to help you with your website needs.

LA&PS Resources

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Grant Support & Administration

The grant support team is available to provide end-to-end assistance in the development of external grant applications. On this page you will find more information about our resources and service including grant reviews, budget development and administration, guidance on EDI, training and development and more.

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Knowledge Mobilization

Our knowledge mobilization support services can offer targeted feedback for grant applications, assist with developing knowledge mobilization plans and help identify internal and external resources to amplify research impact. On this page, you will find a suite of tools that teach strategies for developing and mobilizing knowledge.

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Dean's Award for Research Excellence

The Dean’s Award for Research Excellence gives exceptional undergraduate students a unique opportunity to participate in research projects with faculty members. Over the summer term, students get hands-on experience and one-on-one mentoring in all aspects of the research process, culminating in a public event showcasing their work.

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LA&PS Research Digest

The LA&PS Research Office publishes a bi-weekly digest to inform faculty members about upcoming external and internal grants and important research announcements. Each digest also features a research spotlight with brief snapshots showcasing LA&PS cutting-edge projects, research impact, and knowledge mobilization best practices.

Internal Funding Opportunities

Discover the numerous funding opportunities – including start-up research funds, conference travel grants, support for book publication and scholarly journals, and funds for hiring student trainees – available to faculty both within the LA&PS Research Office and across the University.

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Resources for Research

Our new Resources for Research pages provide templates, funding opportunities, and information on workshops and Grants.