Presentation by Christine Macdonald (Mitacs) - Thunder Bay Campus

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Ingenuity Theatre in the CASES building

Lakehead University faculty members are invited to attend a presentation on Thursday, February 28, 2019 from 10-12 in the Ingenuity Theatre in the CASES building on the various funding/training programs offered by Mitacs.  

 
It will be delivered by Mitacs representative Christine Macdonald.  Mitacs is a national, not-for-profit organization that has designed and delivered research and training programs in Canada for 15 years.
 
Please send an e-mail to ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca by February 19 if you are interested in attending this information session.  

Mitacs information session for graduate students - September 26

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Event Location: 
CASES Atrium

Dear Lakehead University Graduate Students:

Would you like to learn how to put your talent to work with an organization in Canada or travel overseas to conduct research?  Then Mitacs might just be the opportunity for you!


Mitacs offers a suite of research and training programs which enable companies (for example under Mitacs Accelerate)  to connect with top Canadian researchers.  As well, there are international research opportunities offered by Mitacs.  For example, as a student, you may be interested in the Globalink Research Award  which funds research collaborations between senior undergraduate and graduate students and faculty members at a university overseas. Programs for postdoctoral fellows include the Elevate Program.

Christine Macdonald, Director, Business Development & Team Lead - Ontario, Mitacs Inc., will be at Lakehead University on September 26  to deliver an information session on the various programs Mitacs offers for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from 11:30 to 1:00 in the CASES (Centre for Advanced Studies in Engineering and. Sciences) Atrium.  Pizza will be served!

If you are interested in attending this session, please RSVP to ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca by September 18.

 
See you then!

NSERC Discovery Grant NOI Information Session

Event Date: 
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004; video conference in Orillia (if requested)

Dear NSERC-Eligible Applicant:

You are invited to attend an information session on the submission of the NSERC Notification of Intent to Apply for a Discovery Grant.  The session will be held on June 7 from 11-12:30 in ATAC 3004 (Orillia - TBA).  

Information will include:

1.  General overview of the NSERC NOI.
2.  Tips and feedback on the NSERC NOI as part of the review process by two Lakehead University faculty members with NSERC Evaluation Group Experience.

If you are interested in attending, please send an e-mail to ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca by June 1.

NSERC Community Engagement Visit

Event Date: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 5036; video conference in Orillia in OA 2005

Dear Lakehead University Faculty Member:

 

You are invited to attend an NSERC Community Engagement Visit from 1-4 on May 17 at Lakehead University in ATAC 5036 (Thunder Bay campus) and OA 2005 (Orillia Campus).  It will be presented by Norman Marcotte Director, Science Promotion and Operations, NSERC.  Topics will include:

  • NSERC Overview
  • NSERC information
  • Federal Budget 2018
  • Canada Research Coordinating Committee
  • Discovery
  • Innovation
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Open Access/Data Management
  • Grants Management System

We are very fortunate to have an NSERC representative from Ottawa at Lakehead University and therefore encourage our NSERC-eligible faculty members to attend. 

If you are able to attend on May 17, please e-mail Andrew Hacquoil (ahacquo1@lakeheadu.cano later than May 11, 2018.

Early Researcher Award Webinar

Event Date: 
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004
Lakehead University Researchers interested in the Early Researcher Award (ERA) Program are invited to attend a Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science webinar on the ERA program to be held on Friday, May 4 from 11:00 to 1:00 in ATAC 3004 (if any faculty members in Orillia are interested in viewing the webinar, arrangements will be made for their participation).

As part of the session, a Lakehead University faculty member with experience serving as an ERA panel chair will also provide tips related preparing ERA submissions to our researchers.

Please send an e-mail to ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca by May 2 if you are interested in taking part in the webinar.

SSHRC Insight Development Grant Information Session

Event Date: 
Friday, December 5, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Event Location: 
OA2020
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Andrew Friesen
Event Contact Phone: 
ext 8290
Event Contact E-mail: 

 

Lakehead University researchers are invited to attend a SSHRC Insight Development Grant information session on December 5, 2014 in OA2020 from 10-12. Insight Development Grants are specifically encouraging to emerging scholars or established scholars who wish to pursue a new topic of research. The session will be presented by Dr. Andrew Friesen from Research Services.  The session will provide an overview of the SSHRC Insight Development Grant program along with insights about the grant review process.

 

If you are interested in attending this session, please e-mail Dr. Friesen, SSHRC Facilitator, at afriesen@lakeheadu.ca no later than December 1, 2014.

 

Thunder Bay researchers can participate in the event by going to AT5041.

NSERC Strategic and Partnership Programs & Open Session

Event Date: 
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004; video conference in Orillia in OA 2005
Dear NSERC-Eligible Faculty Member:

You are invited to attend a presentation by Dr. Andrew Sinclair, Manager, Ontario Regional Office, NSERC, on December 19, 2017 from 1:30 to 2:30. Thunder Bay Campus Location:  ATAC 3004; video conference in Orillia in OA 2005:

  • NSERC Strategic and Partnership Programs & Open Session
Please e-mail Andrew Hacquoil, Research Grants Officer, at ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca by December 12 if you are interested in attending this session.
 
Refreshments will be served at this event.
Campus: 

Presentation by Steve Gravel, Ontario Centres of Excellence

Event Date: 
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004; video conference in Orillia in OA 3007
Dear NSERC-Eligible Faculty Member:

You are invited to attend a presentation by Steve Gravel, Business Development Manager, Eastern and Northern Ontario, Ontario Centres of Excellence, on December 20, 2017 from 10:30 to 12:00. Thunder Bay campus:  ATAC 3004; video conference in Orillia in OA 3007
  • The talk will provide an overview of OCE and the NSERC Engage/OCE VIP Program.
Please e-mail Andrew Hacquoil, Research Grants Officer, at ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca by December 14 if you are interested in attending this session.
 
Refreshments will be served at this event.
Campus: 

Upcoming Mitacs Session / Opportunities for Individual Faculty Meetings

Event Date: 
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004 (Orillia faculty members can participate in OA 3041)
Lakehead University faculty members are invited to attend a presentation on March 6 at 1:30 in AT 3004 on the funding/training programs offered by Mitacs.  It will be delivered by Mitacs representative Christine Macdonald.  Mitacs is a national, not-for-profit organization that has designed and delivered research and training programs in Canada for 15 years.Please send an e-mail to ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca by February 27 if you are interested in attending this session.

As well, Christine will be available for individual meetings with faculty members in ATAC 3004 based on the following schedule:

March 6:

3:00-3:30 Taken.
3:30-4:00 Taken.
 


March 7
:

9:00-9:30
9:30-10:00
10:00-10:30
10:30-11:00
11:00-11:30
11:30-12:00

 

If you are interested in an individual meeting with Christine, please contact me as soon as possible as these spots will fill up quickly.

Vice-President (Research and Innovation) Meet & Greet the Team

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Event Location: 
The Agora
Event Fee: 
FREE
Event Contact Name: 
Kelly Fettes
Event Contact Phone: 
343-8871
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join us in the Agora for a cup of coffee and some snacks and meet members of Lakehead’s Research and Innovation team.

Staff from Research Services (ORS), Economic Development and Innovation (EDI) and the Lakehead University Centre for Analytical Services (LUCAS) will join Dr. Andrew Dean (VPRI) and Dr. Batia Stolar (AVPRGS) to answer questions about the services they offer to support Lakehead researchers.

Date: Wednesday, February 1st
Time: 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Location: The Agora

QUESTIONS? Call Kelly Fettes at 343-8871 or email kafettes@lakeheadu.ca.

Campus: 

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