Meeting of CIHR-eligible researchers at Lakehead University

Event Date: 
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004 (Thunder Bay) OA 1025 (Orillia)

Meeting of CIHR-eligible researchers at Lakehead University

Friday March 27 from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

  • Lunch will be served
  • ATAC 3004 (Thunder Bay) OA 1025 (Orillia)

***Please RSVP  to Andrew Hacquoil (ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca)  by March 20, 2015.

CIHR is currently conducting engagement activities with the research community to discuss their new design and next steps as they implement significant changes to the process and structure of CIHR. Our meeting is scheduled with CIHR on April 14, 2015 (details to follow). Please plan to attend and hold the date in your calendar.

As your CIHR university delegate, I would like to invite you to a meeting to share your thoughts and experiences on CIHR’s new design and next steps on Friday March 27 from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. This meeting will be important to ensure that we can have a unified voice and express key messages to CIHR when we have our meeting with them. It will also provide an opportunity for networking and to discuss continued engagement and collaboration among CIHR researchers across Lakehead University. 

Please RSVP to Andrew Hacquoil (ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca) by Friday March 20, 2015. I look forward to seeing you on March 27.

 

Sincerely,

Elaine Wiersma

Department of Health Sciences

Lakehead University CIHR University Delegate

Call for Posters: Faculty Poster Presentations as Part of R&I Week 2015 Awards Reception

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Event Location: 
Lakehead University Faculty Lounge

We invite faculty members to help us celebrate the 10th anniversary of Research and Innovation Week!

To make this year's R&I Week extra special, we will be hosting faculty poster displays on Thursday, March 12, 2015 in the Faculty Lounge as part of the Research and Innovation Week Awards Reception (Thunder Bay Campus).

Participation will be by poster only as a means of promoting faculty research and innovation. 

As space for this event is limited (only 30 poster boards are available and each participant will receive one poster board) we would request that faculty members complete the registration form and return it via email to Mr. Andrew Hacquoil, Research Grants Officer, in the Office of Research Services, ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca  no later than February 12, 2015.

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Annual Research and Innovation Week Poster Competition for Postdoctoral Fellows

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 10:30am to 2:00pm
Event Location: 
Lakehead University Agora

Postdoctoral fellows currently engaged in research at Lakehead University are invited to participate in the Annual Research and Innovation Week Poster Competition for Postdoctoral Fellows.   A Panel of Reviewers will judge and adjudicate all eligible posters for first, second and third places. For each of the categories, namely, NSERC, SSHRC, and CIHR, there should a minimum of three poster participants to qualify for the first, second and third placement within the relevant category.

For more information, please click here.

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Community Engaged Scholarship Workshop

Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Event Location: 
Conference Room A - Bartley Residence

CES Workshop:  Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Join us for  a public workshop to explore, develop and build support for a collective vision for community engaged scholarship (CES).  Everyone welcome.

Time:  9:00am to 4:00pm

Co-Facilitators:  Dr. Felix Bivens and Linda Hawkins

Location:  Conference Room A of Bartley Residence (video linked to Sudbury (HS109) and Orillia (OA3041)

Speaker Biographies:

Felix Bivens is the founder and director of Empyrean Research, a community-based research organization dedicated to working with higher education institutions to build better community-university partnerships.

Linda Hawkins is the co-founder and director of the Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship (ICSE), and the Research Shop at the University of Guelph.

Coffee and Lunch provided.  For information, click here.

Sponsored by:

  • Instructional Deveopment Centre
  • Research Services
  • Northern Ontario School of Medicine

Please RVSP to Andrew Friesen (afriesen@lakeheadu.ca) SSHRC Research Facilitator by November 12, 2014.

Community Engaged Scholarship Lecture

Event Date: 
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Event Location: 
Conference Room A - Bartley Residence

Dr. Felix Bivens:  Building an Engaged University: How institutional change inside universities is driven by diverse actors, including administrators, academics, students and community partners

Join us for a public lecture to explore, develop and build support for a collective vision for community engaged scholarship (CES).  Everyone welcome.

Public Lecture:  Monday, November 17, 2014

Time:  7:00pm to 9:00pm

Speaker:  Dr. Felix Bivens

Location:  Conference Room A of Bartley Residence (video linked to Sudbury (MSE107) and Orillia (OA 3041))

Speaker Biography

Felix Bivens is the founder and director of Empyrean Research, a community-based research organization dedicated to working with higher education institutions to build better community-university partnerships.

Sponsored by:

  • Instructional Deveopment Centre
  • Research Services
  • Northern Ontario School of Medicine

Please RVSP to Andrew Friesen (afriesen@lakeheadu.ca) SSHRC Research Facilitator by November 12, 2014.

For more information, click here.

NSERC Research Portal and CCV Webinars

Event Date: 
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Event Location: 
NSERC
Dear NSERC Discovery Grant Applicant:

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

English
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

French
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
 
All sessions are from 1-3:30pm.

Due to some recent sound problems in AT5035 during another webinar, the Office of Research Services will no longer be participating in the session on September 9. 
 
As a result, faculty are enouraged to view a webinar using their own computers.  Please click here for more information on how to participate using your own computer.

 

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Business2Innovation - Northwest

Event Date: 
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Event Location: 
Faculty Lounge and Patio
Event Fee: 
Complimentary BBQ, Networking and Presentation
Event Contact Name: 
Kelly Fettes
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8871

This event encourages learning, collaboration and interaction by connecting industry and researchers to foster industry/academic partnerships.  Join us and discover how Northwestern Ontario businesses are accessing expertise and funding to maximize innovation and growth.

Networking and complimentary BBQ by the Lake begins at 5:00PM with the presentation portion taking place inside the Faculty Lounge at 6:15PM.  Park is complimentary (R14/G13)

Please register at www.eventbrite.ca (Business2Innovation - 4th row down) or  copy and paste into your web browser http://tinyurl.com/q3cykln.

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SSHRC Insight Grant Information Session

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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.  

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NSERC Discovery Grant Webinar

Event Date: 
Friday, September 5, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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.

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SSHRC Connections Grant Workshop

Event Date: 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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.

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