SSHRC Insight Grant Information Session

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004 (Thunder Bay) and Orillia (OA 3041)

Please note that there will be a SSHRC Insight Grant information session on September 11, 2014 in AT3004 from 10-12.  The session will be presented by Office of Research Services staff along with a Lakehead University faculty member with grant selection committee experience.  The session will provide an overview of the SSHRC Insight Grant program along with insights about the grant review process.

Orillia faculty can participate by going to OA 3041.


If you are interested in attending this session, please e-mail Andrew Hacquoil, Research Grants Officer (ahacquo1@lakeheduca), by September 2.  

NSERC Discovery Grant Webinar

Event Date: 
Friday, September 5, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
ATAC 5035 (Thunder Bay) and Orillia (OA 3041)

Dear NSERC-Eligible Faculty Member:

Please note that there will be an NSERC Discovery Grant information webinar on September 5, 2014 in AT5035 from 10-12.  The session will be presented by an NSERC program officer in Ottawa.  The session will provide an overview of NSERC news along with insights about the grant review process, and how to prepare an effective Discovery Grant application.

If you are interested in attending this session, please e-mail Andrew Hacquoil, Research Grants Officer (ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca), no later than August 22, 2014.  

The webinar can also be viewed by our Orillia faculty as well.  Orillia faculty can participate by going to OA 3041.

If there are any specific issues that you would like the program officer to deal with during the webinar, please send an e-mail to ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca  no later than August 18, 2014.

SSHRC Connections Grant Workshop

Event Date: 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004 and OA2005

Are you looking to organize or host any of the following events or outreach activities to help disseminate your research?

  • Workshops
  • Colloquiums
  • Conferences
  • Forums
  • Summer institutes

You might be eligible for a Connections Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). This workshop will provide an introduction to the SSHRC Connections Grant program and include a walkthrough of the application process through the SSHRC web portal.

Other activities eligible for a Connections Grant include:

  • Adaptations of text (incl. translation to English, French or Aboriginal languages)
  • Development of policy briefs
  • Development of articles for newspapers or magazines
  • Virtual networking
  • Media events
  • Public debates
  • Artistic exhibits, performances, or festivals
  • Development/use of interactive technologies, audio-visual products, or software
  • Development/use of educational aids, instruments or equipment

The workshop will be on July 2nd, 2014 from 10am to 12pm in ATAC 3004 and OA2005.

The workshop will be facilitated by Dr. Andrew Friesen, SSHRC Research Facilitator from the Office of Research Services. Please confirm your attendance to Andrew @ ext. 8290 or afriesen@lakeheadu.ca by June 27, 2014.

NSERC Discovery Grant Webinar

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004

Dear NSERC Discovery Grant Applicant:


There will be a series of NSERC webinars related to completing an application in the Research Portal.  Information will also be provided on updates to the Common CV:

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Thursday, July 17, 2014

All sessions are from 1-4pm.

The Office of Research will be participating in the session on June 18 in AT3004.  Please notify Andrew Hacquoil at ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca if you will be attending on June 18 by June 11.

If you are a faculty member in Orillia or would like to view a session on a different date, please click here for more information on how to participate using your own computer.

Graduate Student/PDF Information Mitacs Information Session

Event Date: 
Friday, April 11, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
ATAC 5035 (Thunder Bay) and OA 2005 (Orillia)

Lakehead University graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are invited to a Mitacs information session to be held on April 11, 2014 in AT 5035 from 10:00-12:00. The session will be presented by Christine Macdonald Director, Business Development, Mitacs Inc.  Mitacs offers a suite of research and training programs (including internships for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows) which enable companies to connect with top Canadian and international researchers.  These programs include:

  • Accelerate (Internship Program)
  • Elevate (Post-doc research)
  • Global Link (Establishes global partnerships through student mobility)

If you are interested in attending this session, please e-mail Andrew Hacquoil, Research Grants Officer (ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca), no later than April 3, 2014.

The session will be linked to our Orillia campus by video conference as well.  Orillia graduate students and postdoctoral fellows can participate in the webinar by going to OA 2005.

Mitacs Faculty Information Session

Event Date: 
Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004 (Thunder Bay) and OA 3041 (Orillia)

Dear Lakehead University Faculty Member:

Lakehead University faculty members are invited to a Mitacs information session to be held on April 10, 2014 in AT3004 from 10:00-11:30. The session will be presented by Christine Macdonald Director, Business Development, Mitacs Inc.  Mitacs offers a suite of research and training programs (including internships for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows) which enable companies to connect with top Canadian and international researchers.  These programs include:

  • Accelerate (Internship Program)
  • Elevate (Post-doc research)
  • Global Link (Establishes global partnerships through student mobility)

If you are interested in attending this session, please e-mail Andrew Hacquoil, Research Grants Officer (ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca), no later than April 3, 2014.

The session will be linked to our Orillia campus by video conference as well.  Orillia faculty can participate in the webinar by going to OA 3041. 

Entrepreneurs on Campus - Lunch Series

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 11:30am to 1:00pm EST
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 11:30am to 1:00pm EST
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 11:30am to 1:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004
Event Fee: 
FREE
Event Contact Name: 
Kelly Fettes
Event Contact Phone: 
628-6729
Event Contact E-mail: 

The Economic Development and Innovation office is teaming up with the Innovation Centre to host free seminars in Thunder Bay called Entrepreneurs on Campus.

Entrepreneurs on Campus is a program providing brief, casual, informative and free sessions where you can explore different aspects of entrepreneurship and business start-up. It also provides a format to meet others with similar interests.  The lunch themes are:

How to Start a Business

Wednesday, Jan. 29
11:30 am - 1 pm

Funding Your Business

Wednesday, Feb. 5
11:30 am - 1 pm

How do I Develop a Winning Business Idea?

Wednesday, Feb. 12
11:30 - 1 pm


All workshops are in ATAC 3004.

Questions can be sent to Kelly Fettes via kafettes@lakeheadu.ca. Preregistration is required. Visit www.nwoinnovation.ca to register.

Northern SPARK

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm EST
Event Location: 
The Study
Event Contact Name: 
Kelly Fettes
Event Contact Phone: 
628-6729
Event Contact E-mail: 

The Economic Development and Innovation Office (EDI) hosts Northern SPARK, a networking event inviting faculty, staff and students to share their innovative ideas, and show-off their entrepreneurial spirit.  This event provided a platform for everyone to share, with a few selected 5-minute presentations, followed by an open-mic forum for anyone to contribute their story, journey, new product, service, business idea, or research project.

 

CFI Innovation Fund Webinar

Event Date: 
Monday, February 10, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm EST
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004

In an effort to provide information and answer any questions regarding the 2015 Innovation Fund (IF) competition, the Canada Foundation for Innovation will be holding webinar sessions in February 2014. These sessions will be approximately 1 hour in duration and will begin with a 30 minute presentation, followed by a question and answer period. The webinars will focus on the objectives of the 2015 IF competition, changes from the previous competition, along with an overview of the application and review processes.

Faculty members interested in applying to the IF competition are invited to attend the webinar in AT3004 on Monday, February 10 at 1:30.

NSERC Discovery Grant Information Session

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 11:30am to 1:00pm EST
Event Location: 
AT 5036 (Thunder Bay); OA 2005 (Orillia)

Lakehead University NSERC-eligible faculty members are invited to an NSERC  Discovery Grant information session/workshop to be held on February 13, 2014 in AT5036 from 11:30-1:00.  The session will be presented by Dr. Doug Morris, a Lakehead faculty member with extensive NSERC Evaluation Group experience.  The session will include the following topics:

  • NSERC's assessment process (and how knowledge of the review process/criteria can help guide in the preparation of a winning application).
  • Importance of minimum standards for "Excellence of the Researcher" criteria.
  • Tips for writing a proposal.

There will be time for questions at the conclusion of the presentation.

If you are interested in attending this session, please e-mail Andrew Hacquoil, Research Grants Officer (ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca), no later than February 6, 2014 

The session will be linked to our Orillia campus by video conference as well.  Orillia faculty can participate in the webinar by going to OA 2005. 

Dr. Gautam Das
Lakehead University NSERC Rep.
Department of Physics

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