NSERC Discovery Grant Webinar

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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.

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Graduate Student/PDF Information Mitacs Information Session

Event Date: 
Friday, April 11, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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
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
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
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.

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Northern SPARK

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
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.

 
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CFI Innovation Fund Webinar

Event Date: 
Monday, February 10, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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.

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NSERC Discovery Grant Information Session

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
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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Annual Research and Innovation Week Poster Competition for Postdoctoral Fellows

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Event Location: 
Lakehead University Agora
Event Contact E-mail: 

Please note the following call for posters for postdoctoral fellows taking place as part of Research and Innovation Week 2014.  Please make any PDFs under your supervision aware of this event.

Annual Research and Innovation Week Poster Competition

for Post Doctoral Fellows

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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 be a minimum of three poster participants to qualify for the first, second and third placement within the category.

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Date: Tuesday March 4, 2014

Location: University Agora

Time:  10 am – 2 pm

Deadline to Register: February 14, 2014

How to Register:  Please complete the following form and return it to cjaspers@lakeheadu.ca on or before the deadline date.

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Invitation to Participate in Faculty Research Day - Lakehead University Research and Innovation Week 2014

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
Event Location: 
Lakehead University Agora

Dear Lakehead Faculty Member:

We would like to request your assistance in showcasing Lakehead University’s achievements in Research and Innovation over the past year!

As part of Research & Innovation Week 2014, we would like to take this opportunity to invite faculty members to promote their research results to the university community by participating in Faculty Research Day scheduled to be held Thursday, March 6, 2014 in the Agora.

Participation may include a poster, or any other preferred form of display which illustrates your research and innovation.  Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and/or visiting scholars who are part of your research team are also welcome to participate.

As space for this event is somewhat limited, we would request that you 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 7, 2014.

Your participation is very much appreciated and will ensure that an event such as Faculty Research Day will succeed in showcasing Lakehead University faculty achievements in both research and innovation.

 

Sincerely,

UMED S. PANU

Associate Vice-President (Research, Economic Development & Innovation)

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SSHRC IDG Webinars

Event Date: 
Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Event Location: 
Lakehead University

As announced last week, SSHRC will be holding three webinars on the upcoming Insight Development Grants 2014 competition and the changes to the application portal, including the SSHRC Canadian Common CV.  You do not need to register in advance.

The webinars will be held on Thursday, December 5th and Friday,  December 6th at the following times:

·       In English:

o   Thursday, Dec 5th, 13:30-15:30 EST and 

o   Friday, Dec 6th, 13:30-15:30 EST 

·       In French: Thursday, Dec 5th, 10:00-12:00 EST.

The webinars will be held via Adobe Connect (for the visual presentation and written questions only) and teleconference (for the sound).

To join via Adobe Connect: http://nsercofcanada.adobeconnect.com/idg2014/ 

Please login as a guest.

To join the teleconference:

·        Toll free Dial-in: 1 877-413-4788 

·        Enter the Conference ID: 5248493

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