Research Grants

Haskayne Research

Grants and contracts from the Federal Research Councils, Canadian and international public and private funders strengthen our capacity to carry out leading-edge research.

Externally Funded Research Grants

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

SSHRC INSIGHT GRANTS

Analyzing the Potential Bias and Unfairness in Artificial Intelligence Algorithms and Assessing the Impact on Society
Principal Investigator: Osman Alp
Co-Investigators: Alireza Sabouri, Justin Weinhardt

$92,372 (Stream A)

Managing Business Risk in the Canadian Oil and Gas Industry: Multiple Perspectives
Principal Investigator: Mark Anderson
Co-Investigators: Alex David, Raj Mashruwala, Peter Sherer
$96,250 (Stream A)

Resolving Marketers' Differentiation Dogmas - The Cognitive Centrality Perspective
Principal Investigator: Charan Bagga
$88,850 (Stream A)

The Implications of Heterogeneous Beliefs for Financial Markets and the Real Economy
Principal Investigator: Alex David
$115,000 (Stream B)

Effectiveness of Witness Intervention
Principal Investigator: Sandy Hershcovis
$225,259 (Stream B)

The Discount Rate of Education
Principal Investigator: Miguel Palacios
$78,200 (Stream A)

Financial disclosures and corporate governance
Principal Investigator: Anup Srivastava
Co-Investigator: Luminita Enache
$84,100 (Stream A)

Three Extensions of International Business Research using the Internalization Theory Lens
Principal Investigator: Alain Verbeke
$99,300 (Stream A)

SSHRC INSIGHT DEVELOPMENT GRANTS

Board Composition and Financial Analysts’ Earnings Forecasts in the Biotech Sector
Principal Investigator: Luminita Enache
$30,800

Artificial Intelligence and Consumer Decision Making
Principal Investigator: Mehdi Mourali
$53,480

Managing Entrepreneurial Activities: Overcoming the challenges of new ventures’ governance
Principal Investigator: Oleks Osiyevskyy
$58,196

Sleepiness, mindfulness, and bias against women in leadership positions
Principal Investigator: Erica Carleton, University of Saskatchewan
Co-Investigator: Nick Turner
$55,000

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

SSHRC INSIGHT GRANTS

Explaining Entrepreneurship Trends using Hierarchical Age-Period-Cohort Models
Principal Investigator: Seok-Woo Kwon
$46,536 (Stream A)

How can managers support and ensure the positive consequences of employees' disclosure of a mental health challenge?
Principal Investigator: Laurent Lapierre (University of Ottawa)
Co-Investigator: Nick Turner
$207,576 (Stream B)

Early socioeconomic adversity and the development of later formal leadership
Principal Investigator: Julian Barling (Queen's University)
Co-Investigator: Nick Turner
$209,046 (Stream B)

Manipulation and Influence in the Workplace
Principal Investigator: Joshua Bourdage (Department of Psychology)
Co-Investigator: Tunde Ogunfowora
$131,272 (Stream B)

SSHRC INSIGHT DEVELOPMENT GRANTS

Third parties and flow of information on the Internet
Principal Investigator: Hooman Hidaji
Co-Investigator: Ray Patterson
$53,975

Uncertainty and Incentives for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Principal Investigator: Yrjo Koskinen
Co-Investigator: Kyoung Jin Choi
$65,000

SSHRC PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT GRANTS

International Business in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA): Danger zones or the land of opportunity?
Principal Investigator: Tatiana Vashchilko
Co-Investigators: Martin Halek, Anne Kleffner
$198,835

Canadian North Corridor Program
Principal Investigator: Jennifer Winter (School of Public Policy)
Co-Investigators: Osman Alp
$200,000

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

NSERC COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH AND TRAINING EXPERIENCE (CREATE) GRANTS

Program on Machine Learning in Quantitative Finance and Business Analytics
Principal Investigator: Manuel Morales (Université de Montréal)
Co-Investigators: Marco Bijvank
$1,650,000

Wearable Technology Research and Collaboration (We-TRAC) Training Program
Principal Investigator: Reed Ferber (Faculty of Kinesiology)
Co-Investigators: Chad Saunders
$1,650,000

Other External Grants

AUSTRALIA RESEARCH COUNCIL DISCOVERY GRANT

Two-price quantitative finance
Principal Investigator: Tak Kuen Siu (Macquarie University)
Co-Investigator: Robert Elliott
AUD $450,000

NATIONAL CENTER FOR THE MIDDLE MARKET ACADEMIC GRANT

Dynamic Modeling of Political Environment for International Business: Its structure and impact on market attractiveness and entrepreneurial activities
Principal Investigator: Tatiana Vashchilko
Co-Investigators: James Agarwal, Oleksiy Osiyevskyy
USD $30,000

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY FUTURES RESEARCH GRANT

Human resource management practices and work injury rates in Alberta firms
Principal Investigator: Nick Turner
$17,071

WorkplaceNL RESEARCH INITIATIVES PROGRAM

Understanding work-related injuries, risk factors, and short-term outcomes among middle-aged and older workers using national data for provincial comparisons
Principal Investigator: Shahin Shooshtari (University of Manitoba)
Co-Investigator: Nick Turner
$66,931

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

SSHRC INSIGHT DEVELOPMENT GRANT

Innovation, productivity, and competitiveness at Canadian business establishments
Principal Investigator: Mark Anderson
$46,000

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

NSERC DISCOVERY GRANT

Novel Algorithms to Approximate the Future Consequence of Sequential Decisions
Principal Investigator: Alireza Sabouri
$100,000

Other External Grants

CPA CANADA-CAAA: MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING, PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT, FINANCE, GOVERNANCE & STRATEGY RESEARCH GRANT

Strategic Adaptation and Risk Management in the Oil and Gas Industry
Principal Investigator: Mark Anderson
Co-Investigator: Vicky Ma
$10,000

NATIONAL FIRE INFORMATION DATABASE CANADA RESEARCH GRANT

The Role of Insurance in Reducing the Frequency and Severity of Fire Losses
Principal Investigator: Martin Halek
Co-Investigator: Anne Kleffner
$9,948

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TRADE, GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA GRANT

Small Business Steward Pilot Project 
Principal Investigator: Chad Saunders
$280,000

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

SSHRC INSIGHT DEVELOPMENT GRANT

Family Firms in the Global Economy: Toward an integrative framework
Principal Investigator: Liena Kano
$71,573

SSHRC INSIGHT GRANT

Towards a deeper understanding of consumer profiling
Principal Investigator: Byungwan Koh
Co-Investigator: Barrie Nault
$84,040

SSHRC INSIGHT GRANT

The Role of External Valuation Specialists in Determining Fair Values in Corporate Reports
Principal Investigator: Efrim Boritz, University of Waterloo
Co-Investigator: Lev Timoshenko
$103,865

SSHRC INSIGHT GRANT

Technology-based public safety networks
Principal Investigator: Barrie Nault
$105,200

SSHRC INSIGHT GRANT

Debt renegotiations and bargaining failure
Principal Investigator: Alfred Lehar
$106,860

SSHRC INSIGHT GRANT

Using and expanding metaBUS tools for locating and synthesizing research findings
Principal Investigator: Krista Uggerslev, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Co-Investigator: Piers Steel
$167,000

SSHRC PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT GRANT

The intersection of teamwork, culture, and technology: enhancing soft skill development in post-secondary education through student-centered feedback
Principal Investigator: Tom O'Neill, University of Calgary Department of Psychology
Co-Investigators: Piers Steel, Houston Peschl, Sandy Hershcovis, Tunde Ogunfowora, Nick Turner, Justin Weinhardt and the Canadian Centre for Advanced Leadership in Business
$200,000

SSHRC COMMUNITY AND COLLEGE SOCIAL INNOVATION FUND

Fostering the public understanding of science: Informing evidence-based practice and evidence-based education through the metaBUS project
Principal Investigator: Krista Uggerslev, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Co-Investigator: Piers Steel
Collaborators: Jenny Krahn, Stella George
$239,680

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

NSERC DISCOVERY GRANT

3D Printing: The Next Supply Chain Revolution
Principal Investigator: Marco Bijvank
$120,000

NSERC COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT GRANT

A recommendation system for intelligent issue management with industrial partner Plexina Inc.
Principal Investigator: Guenther Ruhe, University of Calgary Department of Computer Science
Co-Investigator: Chad Saunders
$280,000

Other External Grants

MONIESON CENTRE COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH GRANT

Growing up Poor Limits the Development of Later Leadership
Principal Investigator: Julian Barling, Queen's University
Co-Investigator: Nick Turner
$59,400

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

SSHRC INSIGHT DEVELOPMENT GRANT

The Performance and Exit Tradeoffs of Startups
Principal Investigator: Mohammad Keyhani
$49,410

SSHRC INSIGHT GRANT

Financial Decision Making, Monetary Policy, and Asset Prices Under Incomplete Information
Principal Investigator: Alexander David
$99,500

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

NSERC DISCOVERY GRANT

Information Use in the Operations of the Smart Grid
Principal Investigator: Barrie Nault
$110,000

NSERC DISCOVERY GRANT

Estimation and filtering of hidden semi Markov models, event based filters and stochastic control
Principal Investigator: Robert Elliott
$150,000

NSERC IDEA TO INNOVATION GRANT

Development and validation of synthetic bone and soft tissue analogues for surgical training
Project Leader: Carolyn Anglin, University of Calgary Department of Civil Engineering
Co-researcher: Chad Saunders
$125,000

Other External Grants

MONTREAL INSTITUTE OF STRUCTURED FINANCE AND DERIVATIVES (IFSID) PROJETS DE RECHERCHE

Price Volatility Modeling in a Limit Order Book
Principal Investigator: Robert Elliott
$40,000

VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY PRESIDENTIAL RESEARCH QUEST FUND

Research curation as a vehicle for scientific insight and the public understanding of science
Principal Investigator: Frank Bosco, Virginia Commonwealth University
Co-Investigator: Piers Steel
$50,000

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

SSHRC INSIGHT DEVELOPMENT GRANT

CEO Ethical Leadership and the Recruitment Process: Cultivating an Ethical Workforce by Attracting Ethical Job Seekers
Principal Investigator: Tunde Ogunfowora
$72,372

SSHRC INSIGHT DEVELOPMENT GRANT

Understanding Workplace Impression Management: The Role of Target Characteristics
Principal Investigator: Joshua Bourdage, University of Calgary Department of Psychology
Co-Investigator: Tunde Ogunfowora
$66,609

SSHRC INSIGHT GRANT

Improving personnel selection through synthetic validity
Principal Investigator: Piers Steel
$219,433

SSHRC INSIGHT GRANT

New Internalization Theory and Multinational Enterprise Corporate Strategies
Principal Investigator: Alain Verbeke
$115,560

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

NSERC DISCOVERY GRANT

Hidden semi Markov models; stochastic control
Principal Investigator: Robert Elliott
$37,000

Other External Grants

ALBERTA INNOVATES – HEALTH SERVICES PARTNERSHIP FOR RESEARCH AND INNOVATION IN THE HEALTH SYSTEM GRANT

Optimizing centralized intake to improve arthritis care for Albertans
Principal Investigator: Deborah Marshall, University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine
Co-Investigator: Diane Bischak
$1,138,435

CSI RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARD

CSI Foundation Award Proposal
Principal Investigator: J. Ari Pandes
$35,000

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION / SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL DIGGING INTO DATA CHALLENGE

Field Mapping: An Archival Protocol for Social Science Research Findings
Principal Investigator: Frank Bosco, Virginia Commonwealth University
Co-Investigator: Piers Steel
$250,000

SHRM FOUNDATION RESEARCH GRANT

Bridging Communication Gaps in HR by Mapping Constructs and Findings
Principal Investigator: Frank Bosco, Virginia Commonwealth University
Co-Investigator: Piers Steel
$140,000

SHRM FOUNDATION RESEARCH GRANT

Free-Riding in Global Virtual Teams: An Experimental Study of Antecedents and Strategies to Minimize the Problem
Principal Investigator: Vas Taras, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Co-Investigator: Piers Steel
$75,000

STIKEMAN ELLIOTT LLP CORPORATE LAW RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

Empirical analysis of how corporations describe the impact of proposed regulations in their submissions to regulators and shareholders, and how they tailor their predictions to the different audiences
Principal Investigator: James Coleman
Co-Investigator: Olga Petricevic
$10,000