News & Stories

Apr
28
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) After seven and a half exceptional years as Lakehead University’s President & Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Brian Stevenson has announced that he will step down on December 31, 2017.
Apr
26
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University will recognize five exceptional people at this year’s three Convocation ceremonies on Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3 at the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium.
Apr
26
(Orillia) A journalism pioneer and a Lakehead alumnus will be among those recognized during Lakehead Orillia’s upcoming convocation ceremony, which will be held Saturday, June 10 at Rotary Place in Orillia.
Apr
13
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University’s Civil Engineering Steel Bridge Team is once again making waves. The team placed first overall at the AISC/ASCE Student Steel Bridge Competition, Mid-West Region, which means Lakehead has qualified for the 2017 US National Competition, hosted by Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon in May.
Apr
11
(Thunder Bay) In the fall of 2016, students in Lakehead University’s School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism completed two major tourism projects for Tourism Northern Ontario. One of these was focused on the Visiting Friends and Relatives market, which is an undervalued segment for many places, yet often forms the largest visitor segment.
Apr
10
(Thunder Bay) The first ever study of microplastics in Lake Winnipeg has revealed concentrations higher than those reported in Lake Huron and Lake Superior, and similar to those reported in Lake Erie.
Apr
7
(Thunder Bay) Assistant Professor Miriam Cohen in the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law is the first person at Lakehead University to receive this competitive research grant from the Canadian Bar Association’s Law for the Future Fund.
Apr
6
(Thunder Bay) Scholars Portal and the Lakehead University Library are pleased to announce their collaboration on the development of Permafrost, a new preservation service to help protect the unique digital collections held by Ontario’s university libraries and archives.
Mar
31
(Thunder Bay) Ontario is supporting a new facility at Lakehead University to boost research and innovation, increase lab space and create 67 new local jobs.
Mar
28
(Thunder Bay) Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre and Lakehead University have strengthened the research ethics review process. A new reciprocal agreement leverages the strengths of each organization’s Research Ethics Board (REB).
Mar
27
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University is one of 23 Canadian universities to be included in the new Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Advanced Scholars Program.
Mar
9
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University’s Research and Innovation Awards of Excellence Reception was held on Thursday, March 9 to celebrate the exceptional achievements of researchers and students.