2011-2014 How Groups Process Information. Submitted to the Social Science and Humanities Council Canada, Research Grant Program. Social Science and Humanities Council Canada, Standard Research Grant. $175,000. [Cancelled in 2011 on leaving the country]
2011-2012 SCORE: Serendipity, Chance and Opportunity in Information Discovery. Social Science and Humanities Council Canada, Aid to Workshops and Conferences Program. $25,000. [Transferred to McGill University in 2011 on leaving the country]
2010-2015 Grand Canada (GRaphics, Animation, and New MeDia) Networks of Centres of Excellence. $25million. One of ten co-theme Leaders of five themes and one of 50 network investigators with Primary Investigator, Kellogg Booth, University of British Columbia. [Retained funding only to support PhD students in Canada]
2008-2012 Serendipity in Knowledge Work. Principal Investigator. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Research Grant, $90,000.
2008-2012 Development and Evaluative Human Systems Integration of Control Room Systems Design. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Research Grant, $240,500. One of five co-investigators with Principal Investigator, Ray Klein.
2007-2012 Designing Task Sensitive Retrieval Systems. Principal Investigator. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Discovery Grant, $85,000.
[Cancelled in 2011 on leaving the country]
2007-2011 Online Information Seeking: Understanding Individual Differences and Search Contexts. One of three co-investigators with Principal Investigator, Maureen Haufper. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, $136,428
2006-2011 Developing an Information and Knowledge Repository for the Bay of Fundy. Principal Investigator. Bay of Fundy Environmental Program (BoFEP), $7900
2004-2009 The Network for Effective Collaboration Technologies Through Advanced Research (NECTAR). One of 8 Co-investigators with Principal Investigator, Ron Baecker. NSERC Research Network Grant Program. $4.5 million
2004-2014 Canada Research Chair in Management Informatics. Canada Research Chairs Program, $1million. [Cancelled in 2011 on leaving the country]
2004-2006 Information Interaction Laboratory. Principal Investigator. CRC-Canada Foundation for Innovation grant (includes Nova Scotia Innovation Trust and IBM grant-in-kind), $370,000
2003-2007 Reinventing the Search Interface. Principal Investigator. SSHRC Research Grant, $144,632
2003-2005 Réseau de recherche pour la gestion du contenu culturel numérique. Co-investigator with Principal Investigator, Djmel Ziou. Canadian Culture Online, Heritage Canada, $1.75 million
2002-2003 Text Analysis Portal for Research. One of eight Co-Investigators with Principal Investigator, Geoffrey Rockwell. Canada Foundation for Innovation, $ $6,784,740
2001-2002 Predicting the Characteristics of Successful Web Sites. SSHRC Institutional Grant (University of Toronto), $2,950
2001-2002 The Development of a Canadian Text Analysis Research Portal. SSHRC (GRG Program), $1,000
2001-2002 Canadian Text Analysis Research Portal – Support for CFI Proposal. Co-investigator with Antonette Healey and Ian Lancashire. Connaught Fund, $5,000
2000-2002 Effective User Interfaces to Search Engines. Connaught Fund, $10,000
2000-2003 Assessing the Utility and Usability of Archival Descriptions. Co-investigator with Wendy Duff. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, $101,020
1998-2002 Developing Browsing Facilitators for Textual Information Systems. Principal Investigator. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, $57,200
1998-1999 Human Computer Interaction and the Digital Library – A Research Institute. Principal Investigator with Co-investigators, J. Cherry and J. Beheshti. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Research Development Initiative, $30,000
1998-1999 Genre as Interface Metaphor: Exploiting Form and Function in Digital Environments. Principal Investigator with G. Campbell, Co-investigator. OCLC Library and Information Science Research Grant Program, $9,928US