News & Stories

Apr
22
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University is pleased to announce the selection of faculty members Dr. Connie Russell (Education) and Dr. Salama Ikki (Electrical Engineering) as the newest Lakehead University Research Chairs (LURCs).
Apr
19
(Thunder Bay) Last semester the Lakehead University Meal Exchange Chapter (LUMXC) applied for a grant from Food Banks Canada to be able to buy $12,000 in gift certificates to distribute to food insecure students at Lakehead University Thunder Bay. We were incredibly excited to receive the grant and have been distributing gift certificates to students since March. Given the impact that the pandemic has had on students, we're really grateful to be able to help out our fellow students who are having difficulties affording proper nutrition.
Apr
15
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Michael den Haan has been appointed as Vice-President, External Relations. He will begin his role May 5, 2021.
Apr
13
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead University has been awarded $367,708 from the Ontario Council on Articulation and Transfer (ONCAT) to explore new seamless transfer projects and to continue working on software that will automatically analyze curriculum gaps.
Apr
7
(Thunder Bay) A team of Lakehead University researchers is interviewing and surveying newcomer women in Northwestern Ontario to determine how they can overcome the economic shock caused by COVID-19.
Apr
7
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) The Winter 2021 FOBA Newsletter has been published.
Apr
7
(Thunder Bay) The Faculty of Business Administration wishes to congratulate our students on their recent win at the 2021 Northern Ontario Business Case Competition.
Apr
6
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Our vision is to be a leader in applied health research and comprehensive health education that enables and supports individuals and communities to achieve optimal health.
Mar
29
(Thunder Bay) The paper provides a comprehensive view of existing semantic similarity systems for new researchers who intend to experiment and develop new innovative ideas to address the challenges of semantic similarity in sentences.
Mar
24
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University’s Bora Laskin Faculty of Law will receive up to $437,139 to launch an Indigenous Law and Justice Institute, the Maamawi Bimosewag – They Walk Together, and expand the law program, thanks to the Justice Partnership and Innovation Program offered by Canada’s Department of Justice.
Mar
22
(Thunder Bay) Dr. Thangarajah Akilan, Assistant Professor in Software Engineering, has been selected to be the guest editor of a special issue called Efficient Deep Learning Models for Resource-Limited Learning for Journal of Imaging.
Mar
22
(Thunder Bay) Lindsey is a student in the Collaborative BScN program.
Mar
17
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead University is the latest institution to commit to supporting the well-being of students by choosing to partner with innovative mental health solution, TalkCampus.
Mar
15
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Announcement of the release of the Spring 2021 issue of Journey Magazine.
Mar
12
(Thunder Bay) Annual LUNSA powwow will be hosted virtually in 2021, celebrating the theme of resiliency.
Mar
10
(Thunder Bay) Inaugural five-part series hosted in Thunder Bay begin March 24.
Mar
9
(Orillia) All foreign born individuals living in Simcoe County are encouraged to complete this survey conducted by the County of Simcoe.
Mar
9
(Thunder Bay) New research by Lakehead University anthropologist Dr. Jessica Metcalfe and colleagues provides direct evidence for long-distance connections among precolonial Dene peoples from northern Canada to the southern United States.
Mar
8
(Orillia) Two Lakehead University Orillia researchers are receiving Partnership Engage Grants of approximately $25,000 each for research connected with COVID-19, from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
Mar
5
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Campus and community members are invited to join in on our virtual events that are part of the #ITSTARTS diversity awareness campaign led by the County of Simcoe.