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Research Office

Our Services

An integral part of the research enterprise at the Telfer School, the Research Office fosters a research-friendly environment focused on the needs of its bilingual faculty and research graduate students. The Office advises the Dean, the Vice-Dean (Research), and the Faculty Council in regards to strategic planning and research areas of development; policy and funding programs; research partnerships; and research communications and outreach activities.

Contact the Research Office to discuss potential research ideas, projects and partnerships with Telfer researchers.

Research Support:

  • Managing existing and creating new research funding programs;
  • Advising applicants on grant funding opportunities from external funders and sponsors;
  • Providing expert advice on ethics submissions;
  • Liaising with funding agencies to increase the competitiveness of research projects.

Research Promotion:

  • Planning, developing and implementing the School’s research communications strategy;
  • Actively communicating Telfer research findings to the business community through specific outlets (publications, research news, reports, website, and events);
  • Preparing a research annual report and contributing to benchmarking and accreditation documents.

Support to Graduate Students:

  • Managing internal funding programs;
  • Providing expert advice on scholarships and ethics applications;
  • Organizing seminars and other events tailored to meet their academic needs.

Our Team

Research Communications Officer


The Research Communications Officer advances the knowledge dissemination goals of Telfer researchers, provides support for research graduate students and is responsible for ethics submissions. Drawing on his background in journalism and communications, Conrad strives to showcase the contributions of Telfer research among external stakeholders and the business community.

Karine Renaud

Karine Renaud

Karine, Research Promotion Coordinator, is in charge of promoting the research activities and initiatives conducted by Telfer School of Management faculty through various outlets (Research Section in the Telfer School website, research news, events, and publications). She coordinates the research seminar series and other research events. She provides support to the Research Facilitator and the Vice Dean (Research) on various projects.

Anne-Julie Houle

Anne-Julie Houle

Anne-Julie, Manager, Research Enterprise, is in charge of all the facets of the Research Office including human resources, budgets, pre and post award management, marketing and promotion, and interface with the Graduate Office. She develops and implements medium to long-term strategies in relation to academic and non-academic funding opportunities, partnership development, research communications and outreach activities, with a view to increase research intensity and maintain a world-class research enterprise.