The Offices of Alumni Relations and Career and Co-op Services are pleased to launch Lakehead Works For Me, a new website customized specifically for the graduating class of 2010. The information on this site demonstrates to new graduates the many services and resources still available to them as they become new Lakehead University Alumni.
NSERC Invests Over $1.75 M in Lakehead University Research Activity
Additional Funding to Support Lake Simcoe Clean-Up
Lakehead University researcher, Dr. David Law, has been awarded a Leaders Opportunity Fund valued at $171,621 by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI). Funding will offset costs associated with upgrading equipment and aquatic facilities in the Lakehead University Aquatic Research Laboratory, where Dr. Law and his colleagues conduct research to help protect the health of Canadian waterways.
Read the media release to learn more about laboratory upgrades and the impact they will have on future research.
Lakehead-Orillia Launches Canada's First Interdisciplinary HBASc Degree in Environmental Sustainability
(April 9, 2010 – Orillia, ON) Lakehead University’s Orillia Campus is pleased to announce the launch of Canada's first interdisciplinary Honours Bachelor of Arts and Science degree with a major in Environmental Sustainability.
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2010 Graduate Student Research Competition Results
The Office of Research and the Office of Graduate Studies are pleased to congratulate the following graduate students, who received the awards below at the 2010 Graduate Student Research Competition on Friday, February 26:
Recipient: Bradley Doff, M.E.S. Northern Environments and Cultures
Supervisor: Dr. Todd Randall
Presented: Maximizing Urban Tree Benefits: A Case Study Making the Link Between Urban Forests and Community Sustainability
Recipient: Brian Adams, M.Sc. Chemistry
Supervisor: Dr. Aicheng Chen
Presented: Study of Pd-containing Nanomaterials for the Hydrogen Economy
Recipient: Peter Kennedy, M.A. English
Supervisor: Dr. Douglas Hayes
Presented: Origins of Arthurian Literature
Recipient: Ling Zhang, PhD Biotechnology
Supervisors: Dr. Rui Wang and Dr. G. Yang
Presented: Glucose Repress Cysthathione Gamma-lyase Expression in Insulin-secreting Beta Cells
Recipient: Shannon Costigan, PhD Biotechnology
Supervisor: Dr. David Law
Presented: Gene Expression Responses in the Liver of Fathead Minnows Exposed to Pulp and Paper Mill Effluents
Recipient: Lesley Kingsmill, M.E.S. Northern Environments and Cultures
Supervisor: Dr. Matthew Boyd
Presented: Middle Holocene Archaeology and Paleoenvironments of the Thunder Bay Region, Lake Superior Basin
Recipient: Rawnda Abraham, M.Ed. Education (Specialization In Women's Studies)
Supervisor: Dr. Connie Russell
Presented: Nam-bii-go-nini Ojibwe Language Revitalization Strategy: Families Learning Our Language At Home
Recipient: Lisa Jodoin, M.A. English (Specialization in Women's Studies)
Supervisor: Dr. Scott Pound
Presented: When the Creative Meets the Critical: Writing a Métis Gothic Novella
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First Place (only one prize for this category)
Recipient: Cassia Sanzida Baten, PhD Forest Sciences
Supervisor: Dr. Reino Pulkki
Presented: Does Wood Biomass Based Heating System Benefit Aboriginal Communities? A Case Study From Grassy Narrows First Nation, Northwestern Ontario
Congratulations to all the winners!
2009-2010 President's Award for Graduate Studies
Lakehead's Biorefining Research Initiative (BRI) Receives Funding for Lignin Research
Read the media release to learn more.
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