Climate Action and Awareness Fund Webinar

Event Date: 
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm EDT
Event Location: 
Online event

Climate Action and Awareness Fund Webinar
Environment and Climate Change Canada will be hosting a webinar session to share information on the Support to Canadian Think Tanks and Academic Institutions call for proposals.
Date and time: June 21, 2022 at 1:30p.m. (ET)
Registration is required for this webinar session.
Register for webinar

Upcoming Health Research Town Hall: Social Accountability in Healthcare

Event Date: 
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am EDT
Event Location: 
Online event
 

About this event

The Health Research Town Halls are a collaboration between Laurentian University, NOSM University, Lakehead University, the Health Sciences North Research Institute, the Thunder Bay Health Research Institute, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences and Health Sciences North.

Among the themes to be discussed at the Townhall on Social Accountability in Healthcare:

  • How are we directing our training, research and service activities towards social accountability?
  • What are our pursuits to improving health equity?
  • What are the local and regional barriers to implementing socially accountable practices?

Panelists

  • Dr. Erin Cameron - NOSM University
  • Dr. Alex Anawati - NOSM University & Health Sciences North
  • Dr. Roberta Heale - Laurentian University

For questions, please contact Sean Parsons at sa_parsons@laurentian.ca.

To register, please click here.

Poster showing speakers for Social Accountability in Healthcare

Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute Health Research Speaker Series: "Health Human Resource Planning Using Data Analytics and Administrative Datasets."

Event Date: 
Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Online event via Webex

Presented by:  Dr. David Savage, MD, PhD, CCFP(EM) Emergency Physician, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, Assistant Professor, Northern Ontario School of Medicine
Date
May 26, 2022; Time3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Meeting Link:
https://bit.ly/HRSS-May-26
Meeting Number (Access Code):
2331 604 0969
Meeting Password:
DS26. Alternatively, you may join the session by phone: +1-647-484-1598 (long distance fees may apply) Access code: 2331 604 0969

 

About the Speaker

Dr. David Savage is a graduate of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine and an Emergency Physician at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. His research is currently focused on northern and rural health and health human resource planning.

Celebrating Indigenous Research: Sanyakola Language Revitalization Project

Event Date: 
Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Online Webinar Event

Mitacs is launching its second Indigenous Pathways Research and Innovation call. This program drives innovation through partnerships between Indigenous communities, organizations and interns, and post-secondary institutions.

From January to June 2022, Mitacs will host a series of webinars that profile projects that emerged from the Indigenous Pathways Research and Innovation call. Their goal is to celebrate the work of Indigenous researchers, innovators and communities. This Mitacs webinar series will also provide a platform to explore Indigenous research practices and opportunities emerging from the Indigenous Pathways program – through topics determined by Indigenous communities.

The first webinar, being held on January 27, 2022, explores the Sanyakola Language Revitalization project. The project shares a model for the reclamation of endangered Indigenous languages, drawing on Kwakwaka'wakw pedagogy rooted in land-based settings.

To register for the first webinar, please use this link.

For more information about the  Indigenous Pathways Research and Innovation call, please click here.

Health Researcher Speaker Series: Implementing and evaluating socially accountable learning health systems in Northern Ontario

Event Date: 
Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Online event via Webex

Presented by Dr. Brianne Wood:  Joint Social Accountability and Learning Health Systems Associate Scientist in a partnership between the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre and the Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute.

About the Speaker:
Dr. Brianne Wood is the inaugural joint Social Accountability and Learning Health Systems Associate Scientist in a partnership between the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre and the Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute. She is a Health Research Foundation Fellow in Health Systems Resilience. Her research focuses on the development, implementation, and evaluation of learning health systems research in Northern Ontario and support the integration of educational and health systems research. As Associate Scientist, Dr. Wood supports primary health care research, quality improvement, and capacity-building in Northern Ontario. She also serves as the Director of NORTHH (the NOSM Research Toward Health Hub—a practice-based research network for primary health-care providers) within NOSM’s Centre for Social Accountability. With a PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Ottawa, Dr. Wood has expertise in integrated knowledge translation and mixed methods research. Dr. Wood also has applied experience from working as a health systems epidemiologist in Northern Ontario, including health equity impact assessments, health system performance measurement, and primary health care capacity, specific to northern, rural, and remote contexts.

MEETING LINK: https://bit.ly/HRSS-January-27

MEETING NUMBER (ACCESS CODE): 2342 159 8615

MEETING PASSWORD: BW27

ALTERNATIVELY, YOU MAY JOIN THE SESSION BY PHONE: +1-647-484-1598 (long distance fees may apply)

ACCESS CODE: 2342 159 8615

 Dr. Brianne Wood Presentation Poster

Patent and Pasta

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 12:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Thunder Bay-Faculty Lounge / Orillia-OA 3041 / ZOOM
Event Fee: 
no cost
Event Contact Name: 
Kelly Fettes
Event Contact E-mail: 

Do you want to know how to take your idea from “mind to market”?
In this Intellectual Property workshop, learn about the steps of technology transfer, discover how to best protect your ideas, and gain a better understanding of the patenting timeline and costs. Remember, we are here to help!

Presented by: Ellen MacKay, Director, Innovation Development

Ellen's specializes in Intellectual Property Management; research award/contract negotiation and finalization, including negotiation of research agreements with industry, funding agencies and partners; material transfer, non-disclosure and intellectual property agreements; intellectual property protection (patent/copyright/trademark), commercialization and funding; licensing, spin-off company creation and commercial research proposal support and marketing support.

Lunch is included and RSVP’s are required. To register please contact: Kelly Fettes at 343-8871 or email kafettes@lakeheadu.ca by Friday, November 19, 2021

 

SSHRC Insight Development Grants

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 1:00pm EST
Event Location: 
online
Event Fee: 
no cost
Event Contact Name: 
Nicole Westlund Stewart
Event Contact E-mail: 
Are you planning to apply for an Insight Development Grant and want to make sure you know all the ins-and-outs, from eligibility, to allowable expenses, to tips and tricks for the application?
 
This workshop is for you. The workshop will include a guest speaker who has experience as a SSHRC adjudicator and who will offer an adjudicator’s perspective on building a strong application.
 
Presented by: Dr. Nicole Westlund Stewart, SSHRC/CIHR Research and Knowledge Mobilization Facilitator

Business Strategy Internship (BSI) Funding Program by Mitacs

Event Date: 
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am EDT
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Fee: 
FREE
Event Contact Name: 
Kelly Fettes
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8010 x 8871
Event Contact E-mail: 

Business Strategy Internship (BSI) Funding Program by Mitacs

DATE: Friday, October 22, 2021
TIME: 10:00 AM EST
Zoom - No Cost
 
Lakehead University’s Innovation, Partnerships and Economic Development office is hosting a workshop promoting Mitacs new Business Strategy Internship (BSI) funding program, which is now open to all disciplines.
 
Key Details:
  • The BSI award provides either $10,000 or $15,000 per intern to allow them to undertake a four-month internship project with a partner organization in Canada.
  • Interns will work with their academic supervisor to co-design a project with their partner organization to work on the organization’s innovation activities, helping them improve their products, processes, or services.
  • Workshop will provide an overview of the program and a following Q & A.
 
If you are interested in learning more about the BSI program, register in advance by clicking on the link below:
 
*After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
 
If you have any questions, please feel free to call Kelly Fettes, Administrative Officer, IPED at 807-343-8010 x8871 or email kafettes@lakeheadu.ca.

Horizon Europe Canada Launch

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 11:00am EDT
Event Location: 
Online
Event Fee: 
Free

EURAXESS North America has partnered with the Delegation of the European Union to Canada to promote the EU's new framework program for research and innovation, Horizon Europe. The 90-minute virtual event will provide an overview of Horizon Europe to stakeholders and researchers interested in getting involved in the program. Learn about the open calls and opportunities for researchers in Canada to become part of the €95.5 billion (CAD $140.1b / USD $110.6b) in funding offered by Horizon Europe.

 Researchers of any nationality and discipline are welcome to join. The event is targeted at PhD candidates, postdoctoral and established researchers, university research support offices, international relations offices, and other research institutions, as well as private sector actors.

 The webinar will take place via Zoom on Thursday, October 28th, 2021 at 11:00 AM ET (8:00 AM PT / 5:00 PM CEST). Convert to your local time zone here.

 

Agenda:

  • Welcome remarks, Amb. Melita Gabrič, Ambassador of the European Union to Canada

  • Introduction

  • Horizon Europe overview - Martin Penny, European Commission

  • Opportunities for Canadians, Canada's perspective - Ted Hewitt, President of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

  • EURAXESS services - Jackson Howard, Regional Coordinator, EURAXESS North America

  • ERC grants and MSCA fellowships - Kristin Kraav, Estonian National Contact Point for ERC and MSCA

  • Q&A session

 

OCI - VIP/NSERC Program Information Session - Thursday, October 14, 2021

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Fee: 
FREE
Event Contact Name: 
Kelly Fettes
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8010 x 8871
Event Contact E-mail: 

On behalf of the Office of Innovation, Partnerships and Economic Development:

Dear Researchers, Faculty and Staff,

Ontario Centre of Innovation (OCI), will be hosting an information session for Lakehead's  Researchers, Research Office Staff, Lab Techs, Graduate Students, and anyone else involved in R&D at Lakehead, in OCI's Voucher for Innovation and Productivity (VIP).

OCI would like to share with researchers across the Province, how the VIP can facilitate and fund industry collaborations, and the advantages of the program.

DATE: Thursday, October 14, 2021

TIME: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
AGENDA 

  • OCI at a glance
  • OCI- Voucher for Innovation and Productivity(VIP) Program Overview
  • OCI-VIP/NSERC-Engage Joint College Stream Overview
  • Q&A

Please find below a short description about the OCI-VIP/NSERC joint stream:

In partnership, NSERC Alliance / Engage grants and OCI’s Voucher for Innovation and Productivity (VIP) will support post-secondary R&D collaborations with the highest potential for regional economic development and commercialization in Ontario.>Individual proposals can request at least $20,000 up to $30,000 from NSERC (Alliance or Engage grant) and at least $20,000 up to $30,000 from OCI VIP, with a corresponding $20,000 to $30,000 from the industry partner (at least 50% must be cash provided to the academic institution).The streamlined joint application and decision process enables companies to quickly undertake new research collaborations with Ontario-based researchers and have their cash contribution leveraged by both NSERC and OCI. The mutually beneficial projects are expected to result in economic benefits to the company and to Ontario and build impactful longer term collaborations between the researcher and the company.

NSERC webpage updates link: : https://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Innovate-Innover/VIP-BIP_eng.asp

OCI webpage updates link: https://www.oc-innovation.ca/programs/voucher-for-innov

Please find below the zoom calendar invite for this session:

When : Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 11:00AM EST (US and Canada)

Click on the link in order to register advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0sc-2rpj8oG9LBzOMtB1lvdBqqQ-B-i7tT

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call Kelly Fettes, Administrative Office, IPED at 807-343-8010 Ext. 8871 or email kafettes@lakeheadu.ca.

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