News & Stories

May
12
(Thunder Bay) Researchers at Lakehead University, Algoma University, the University of Minnesota Duluth, the Michigan Technical University, and community partners of the Lake Superior Labs Network have received more than $135,000 from Environment and Climate Change Canada to create the Lake Superior Climate Action Field School.
May
11
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) The May 2021 issue of Education Exchange newsletter is now published.
May
10
(Thunder Bay) In 2004, both the Collaborative BScN and the Compressed BScN programs were granted candidacy status for the accreditation process by the Canadian Association Schools of Nursing (CASN) Accreditation Bureau. Since then, both programs and their associated educational units have successfully achieved accreditation status in 2009, 2018, and just recently in 2021.
May
7
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Michael Stones, Emeritus Professor of Psychology, published an article on stuttering in The Conversation, an online journal that combines academic and journalistic orientations. The article attracted over 1000 readers per day after publication, with about half the readership from the USA and a quarter from Canada.
May
6
(Thunder Bay) With a living descendant’s DNA sample, a team of researchers has identified the remains of John Gregory, engineer aboard HMS Erebus
Apr
28
(Thunder Bay) Dr. Kristen Jones-Bonofiglio, Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing and Director of the Centre for Health Care Ethics, recently published an article in the American Journal of Critical Care that outlines the ways hospital policies have neglected to support and protect the psychosocial needs of frontline health-care workers, patients and their families while providing palliative and end-of-life care.
Apr
26
(Thunder Bay) The Department of Software Engineering is proud to present the work of its second-year Technical Project students from this semester.
Apr
23
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) For the second year in a row, Lakehead University has placed in the top 100 of the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings.
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) The Faculty of Business Administration wishes to congratulate our students on their recent win at the 2021 Northern Ontario Business Case Competition.
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
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.