Faculty members whose consistent and significant research excellence achieved at Lakehead University have been recognized locally, nationally, and internationally.
DR. RICHARD FREITAG
Professor Emeritus of Biology whose main research interests are the evolutionary history of tiger beetles of the Americas and Australia, and the environmental biology of forest floor arthropods. Author of over 50 scientific publications on these research endeavours.
DR. MURRAY LANKESTER
Professor Emeritus of Biology who is an expert on diseases of wild animals, such as how lake trout get thousands of worms in the swimbladder, how a few people each year get Lyme Disease, and what limits the growth of caribou populations. Recipient of a Lakehead University Distinguished Researcher Award.
DR. AZIM MALLIK
A biologist with expertise in the area of Disturbance Ecology with particular emphasis on forest and riparian ecosystem response to natural and anthropogenic disturbances such as forest harvesting, fire, and flooding. Recipient of the Grodzinski Award for allelopathy research. Recipient of a Lakehead University Distinguished Researcher Award.
DR. DOUGLAS MORRIS
An evolutionary ecologist exploring how evolution by natural selection creates repeated patterns in behaviour, biodiversity, and the distribution and abundance of species. Publishes regularly in the top journals of ecology and evolutionary biology. Recipient of a Lakehead University Distinguished Researcher Award.