NSERC Information Session/Webinar

Event Date: 
Friday, September 11, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Event Location: 
AT3004
An NSERC information webinar (broadcast to Lakehead University) will take place on September 11 from 10:00-11:30 in AT3004 (information on how Orillia faculty can participate in the session TBA). 

This session will include news and updates from NSERC, as well as tips on applying for a Discovery Grant. 

Please e-mail Andrew Hacquoil at ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca by September 4 if you will be attending the session.
Campus: 

Special NSERC Session with Dr. Philip Fralick

Event Date: 
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Event Location: 
ATAC 5035, and OA 2005 in Orillia
Lakehead University NSERC-Eligible Faculty Members are invited to a special NSERC Discovery Grant session on September 18 from 10-11:30.  The Thunder Bay location will be ATAC 5035, and OA 2005 in Orillia.  As part of the session, Dr. Philip Fralick, Department of Geology, will share with faculty members some of the insights that he recently gained by serving as a member of an NSERC Discovery Grant Evaluation Group.  This will include information on how the evaluation criteria is applied to applications and what makes for an effective application.
 
If you are interested in attending this session, please e-mail Andrew Hacquoil (ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca) by September 11, 2015.
Campus: 

SSHRC Information Session

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Event Location: 
AT3004 (Thunder Bay) and OA2005 (Orillia)

Please note that there will be a SSHRC Insight Grant information session on September 10, 2015 in AT3004 from 10-11:30.  The session will be presented by Office of Research Services staff along with Dr. Tamara Varney, 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 2005.


If you are interested in attending this session, please e-mail Andrew Hacquoil, Research Grants Officer (ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca), by September 3.

Campus: 

Ontario Research Fund Research Excellence Information Session

Event Date: 
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 9:30am to 11:30am
Event Location: 
ATAC 5035 (Orlllia faculty members may participate in OA 2005)

Lakehead University faculty members planning to apply for a Ministry of Research and Innovation (MRI) Ontario Research Fund Research Excellence (ORF-RE) Grant in this year's competition are invited to attend an  information session on July 21 from 9:30-11:30 in ATAC 5035 (Orlllia faculty members may participate in OA 2005).  The session will be presented by Dawn Edmonds, Senior Policy Adviser, Research Branch, Ministry of Research and Innovation.

If you are interested in attending this session, please contact Andrew Hacquoil at ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca no later than July  14.

Campus: 

CCV/Research Portal Workshop for Researchers

Event Date: 
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Event Location: 
AT 3004 (Thunder Bay) and OA 3041 (Orillia)

CCV/Research Portal Workshop for Researchers

Event Date: 

Thursday, June 18, 2015 – 10:00am to 12:00pm

Event Location: AT3004 (Thunder Bay) and OA 3041 (Orillia)

In order to help faculty members submitting grants that require use of the NSERC/SSHRC Research Portal as well as a Canadian Common CV (CCV) (e.g., SSHRC Insight, Insight Development, NSERC Discovery Grants), Research Services is offering a special workshop on June 18 in AT3004 from 10-12.  Andrew Hacquoil, Research Grants Officer, and Andrew Friesen, SSHRC Research Facilitator, will provide an overview of the following:

1.  Accessing the Research Portal

2.  Completing the Common CV.

3.  Linking your Common CV to a grant application.

Faculty members interested in attending the workshop are asked to please send an e-mail to Andrew Hacquoil
(ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca) no later than June 15.

Early Researcher Award Information Session

Event Date: 
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
Event Location: 
AT5035

Lakehead University faculty members planning to apply for a Ministry of Research and Innovation (MRI) Early Researcher Award in this year's competition are invited to attend an ERA information session on June 11 from 9:30-12:00 in AT5035.  The first part of the session will involve information provided via video conference by an MRI representative.  This will be followed by a discussion led by Dr. Peter Hollings, Department of Geology.  Dr. Hollings has served on a ERA review committee and will therefore be able to provide insights on the review process and what makes for an effective application.

If you are interested in attending this session, please contact Andrew Hacquoil at ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca no later than June 8.

Campus: 

Special NSERC Session with Dr. Philip Fralick

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Event Location: 
Thunder Bay: TBA Orillia: OA 2005
Lakehead University NSERC-Eligible Faculty Members are invited to a special NSERC Discovery Grant session on June 3 from 10-11:30, Thunder Bay location TBA, OA 2005 in Orillia.  As part of the session, Dr. Philip Fralick, Department of Geology, will share with faculty members some of the insights that he recently gained by serving as a member of an NSERC Discovery Grant Evaluation Group.  This will inlcude information on how the evaluation criteria is applied to applications and what makes for an effective application.
 
If you are interested in attending this session, please e-mail Andrew Hacquoil (ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca) by June 1, 2015.

SSHRC Partnership Development Grant Information Session - Thursday, June 11

Event Date: 
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Event Location: 
AT3004 (Thunder Bay) and OA2005 (Orillia)

SSHRC Partnership Development Grant Information Session - Thursday, June 11

If your research is in social sciences and/or humanities, you might want to attend this meeting.

Research Services is holding an information session on the SSHRC Partnership Development Grant competition.

This grant develops research and related activities in social sciences and humanities, including knowledge mobilization and the meaningful involvement of students and new scholars. It fosters new partnerships for research and related activities involving existing and/or potential partners.

Date: Thursday, June 11
Time: 10 am to 12 pm
Location: AT3004 and OA2005


This session will feature an overview of the grant application as well as application procedures.

Faculty are eligible for this grant.

Anyone considering submitting a Partnership Development Grant in November is especially encouraged to attend as it is recommended researchers begin their applications at least six months prior to the deadline.

Please contact Dr. Andrew Friesen, SSHRC Facilitator, at afriesen@lakeheadu.ca for more information and to confirm your attendance.

More information on the SSHRC Partnership Development Grant can be found by clicking here.

Open Access Webinar

Event Date: 
Monday, April 27, 2015 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Event Location: 
AT 5036 (Thunder Bay) and OA 2005 (Orillia)
Invitation to Open Access Webinar - Note Start Time Change

Lakehead University Faculty Members are invited to the following webinar related to open access to be held on April 27, 11:30-1pm in ATAC 5036 and OA 2005 in Orillia.

Please note that the webinar will be preceded by a presentation by Andrew Friesen, SSHRC Research Facilitator, on the general principles of the new federal Tri-Agency policy on Open Access . 

  • Lunch will also be served in ATAC 5036 as part of the webinar.

Between the Green & the Gold - Open Access to Canadian Research: Opportunities & Challenges

The open access movement is transforming scholarly communications. This webinar will give an overview of what open access is and the potential benefits of Open Access publishing. In light of the Tri-Councils recent policy announcement on open access to awarded research, the session will also explore what the policy means for funders, institutions and researchers; the methods and mechanisms available to enable compliance (both free and fee routes) as well as ways to address any concerns and/or barriers to open access which faculty and other key stakeholders may have. This will also be an opportunity to share ideas and perspectives on future developments in open access both in Canada and beyond.

If you are interested in participating in this webinar, please e-mail Andrew Friesen at afriesen@lakeheadu.ca as soon as possible.

 

Canadian Institutes of Health Research Town Hall April 14, 2015

Event Date: 
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Event Location: 
AT 3004 (Thunder Bay) and OA 3041 (Orillia)
Dear Lakehead University Researcher:

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is planning another round of discussions with institutions across Canada on their new Suite of Programs and peer review processes between December 2014 and spring of 2015.

These meetings, with senior administrators from CIHR, will include a town hall forum with senior administrators that will also be open to all health researchers and research administrators.  The town hall discussion will provide an update on CIHR's program reforms, including information on the College of Reviewers.  Lakehead's session will be held April 14, 2015 from 9am to 11am in ATAC 3004.  Orillia faculty members can participate in OA 3041.

As this session will provide important updates to CIHR's program architecture, I encourage all researchers who conduct health-related research to attend this session.  Please notify Andrew Hacquoil, Research Grants Officer, at ahacquo1@lakheadu.ca by April 7, 2015 if you plan on attending this session.

Andrew P. Dean
Interim Vice-President (Research, Economic Development and Innovation)

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