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Wilfrid Laurier University Office of Research Services
November 22, 2014

Canadian Excellence

About the Office of Research Services




The Office of Research Services supports the growth and expansion of research and scholarly activity at Laurier. Our goal is to assist researchers in obtaining the resources necessary for pursuing their research activities. The office provides assistance to faculty at all stages of applying for and administering research funding.

The Office of Research Services assists faculty during all stages of applying for and administering research funds:

  • Identifies sources of research grant, contract and fellowship funds
  • Assists faculty with grant and contract applications, including budget preparation and justification
  • Advises faculty on application strategies, procedures and deadlines
  • Provides faculty with information regarding funding agency policies
  • Liaises with external funding agencies, including SSHRC, NSERC, and CIHR
  • Assists faculty in matters concerning intellectual property and commercialization of research
  • Provides financial administration of successful awards and contracts
  • Provides administration support to the University Research Ethics Board and Animal Care Committee
  • Ensures compliance with the Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines, as required by NSERC, for research involving biohazards
  • Assists faculty with knowledge mobilization plans in grantapplications and research programknowledge mobilization planning

2012 President's Group Award

2012 Winners of the Wilfrid Laurier UniversityPresident's Award for Team Achievement

Related Information Title Type
2012 Canada Indirect Costs Program: Indirect Cost Expenditures, 2011-2012 Document