Research News Archive

Aug
17
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (Unaffiliated) - Internal Deadline: November 24, 2017
All full-time faculty members of Lakehead University are invited to submit applications to Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) John R. Evans... full story
May
15
Mitacs Globalink Research Internship now accepting Faculty Project Submissions
Each year, Mitacs invites faculty member project submissions under the Globalink Research Internship (GRI). This is a competitive initiative for... full story
May
12
Early Researcher Award Round 13: Internal Call for Proposals
Lakehead University invites early career researchers who meet the ERA program criteria, to apply to the 2017 internal ERA competition
Apr
11
Call for Proposals – SSHRC Aid to Small Universities Grant (May 15 deadline)
Lakehead University invites all Lakehead faculty members in the social sciences and humanities to submit applications to the 2017-2018 SSHRC Aid to... full story
Mar
31
Boosting Post-Secondary Research and Training in the North
Ontario is supporting a new facility at Lakehead University to boost research and innovation, increase lab space and create 67 new local jobs.
Mar
28
Lakehead University and Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre Research Ethics Boards align
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre and Lakehead University have strengthened the research ethics review process. A new reciprocal agreement... full story
Mar
15
NSERC 2018 Discovery Grant Enhancement Program
The Office of the Vice President Research and Innovation at Lakehead University is pleased to announce the launch of the NSERC Discovery Grant (DG)... full story
Mar
9
Lakehead University’s Research and Innovation Awards celebrate exceptional work and perseverance
Lakehead University’s Research and Innovation Awards of Excellence Reception was held on Thursday, March 9 to celebrate the exceptional achievements... full story
Mar
2
SSHRC Grant Application Enhancement Program 2017
The Office of the Vice President, Research and Innovation at Lakehead University is pleased to announce the continuation of the SSHRC Grant... full story
Feb
22
Call for proposals - Sustainability Studies Research Grant
Aug
10
Internal Call for Applications: Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) – Youth Internship Program
Jul
28
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (Unaffiliated) - Internal Deadline: November 30, 2016
Jul
4
Tri-Agencies adopt Statement of Principles on Digital Data Management
Canada's three federal research granting agencies—the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research... full story
Jun
19
Fulbright Canada call for Applications: Chair in Interdisciplinary Sustainability Solutions at Lakehead University
Solutions to sustainability issues are needed around the world and across many disciplines. This Chair illustrates Lakehead’s determination to more... full story
Jun
6
Internal NSERC Research Tools and Instruments Competition
Lakehead University faculty members are invited to submit complete RTI grant application packages by September 20, 2016.
May
24
Early Researcher Award Round 12
Lakehead University invites early career researchers who meet the ERA program criteria, to apply to the 2016 internal ERA competition.
Mar
10
Lakehead University’s Research and Innovation Awards celebrate excellence
Lakehead University’s Research and Innovation Awards of Excellence Reception was held on Thursday, March 10 to celebrate the dedication and... full story
Mar
7
Lakehead University opened R and I Week by inviting the community to participate
Lakehead University held the opening ceremony for its 11th annual Research and Innovation Week on Monday, March 7 and Dr. Andrew P. Dean invited the... full story
Mar
3
Lakehead University's R and I Week at the Intercity Mall will have something for everyone
Lakehead University kicks off its 11th annual Research and Innovation Week with more than 15 exceptional and unconventional displays at the Intercity... full story
Feb
19
SSHRC Grant Application Enhancement Program 2016
This program is designed to encourage and support researchers at Lakehead University to begin preparation of their SSHRC applications well in advance... full story
Feb
10
NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program: 2017 Competition - Internal Call for Proposals
Feb
5
CFI 2017 Innovation Fund (IF): Internal Call for Expressions of Interest
The Office of Research Services in collaboration would like to invite all faculty members and research centres to submit CFI IF Expressions of... full story
Feb
5
Call for Applications for Lakehead University Research Chairs (LURC)
Jan
19
Building Research Capacity Award Nominations Accepted until February 8, 2016
Each year the Building Research Capacity Award honours a Lakehead faculty researcher or group of researchers who have contributed to major research... full story
Oct
22
Lakehead University research ranked first in Canada
Jul
7
Internal NSERC RTI Competition
Lakehead University faculty members are invited to submit complete RTI grant application packages no later than September 14, 2015 to Research... full story
Jul
5
Regular (administrative) Internships: Two Positions Available
Regular (administrative) Internships: Two Positions Available Lakehead University has two NOHFC administrative-related internships (out of its... full story
Jun
24
Lakehead researcher examining economic potential of Marathon minerals
Lakehead University researchers are receiving more than $2.6 million to examine the economic potential of minerals in Marathon, green technologies... full story
Jun
11
Internal Competition for: Early Researcher Awards Round 11
Lakehead University invites early career researchers who meet the ERA program criteria, to apply to the 2015 internal ERA competition.
May
5
Internal Call for Applications: NOHFC – Northern Ontario Internship Program
Apr
21
Revised Vice-President Research, Economic Development and Innovation (VP REDI) Strategic Fund guidelines and procedures / Call for proposals - Sustainability Studies Research Grant (Pilot)
Mar
18
Internal Call for Proposals: Innovative Designs for Accessibility (IDeA) student competition
COU is seeking innovative, cost-effective and practical solutions to accessibility-related barriers in the community, and is challenging Ontario’s... full story
Mar
5
Canada First Research Excellence Fund: Internal Call for Expressions of Interest
Lakehead University research teams that are interested in being part of a Lakehead University submission to the Fund are invited to submit... full story
Feb
10
Explore research, solve clues and win prizes in the Virtual Scavenger Hunt
Lakehead University is one of 21 Ontario universities participating in a Virtual Scavenger Hunt that will take the public on an intriguing journey... full story
Jan
15
Major New Funding Opportunity Announced by Canadian Government: Canada First Research Excellence Fund
The Canada First Research Excellence Fund (the Fund) helps competitively-selected Canadian postsecondary institutions turn their key strengths into... full story
Jan
15
International Development Week
Upcoming events related to International Development Week (sponsored by Resources, Economy, and Society Research Group (RESRG))
Jan
6
Building Research Capacity Award Nominations Accepted until Monday February 2, 2015
Each year the Building Research Capacity Award honours a Lakehead faculty researcher or group of researchers who have contributed to major research... full story
Jan
5
Lakehead’s SSHRC grant recipients examining lead exposure, climate change
Lakehead University professors and students are receiving nearly $720,000 in funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC... full story
Jan
5
Collaborative mining research project wins innovation award
A breakthrough in mineral analysis that Lakehead University helped create has won an Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Innovation... full story
Nov
27
Lakehead University Recognized for Exemplary Equity Practices in 2014 by the CRC
Nov
14
SSHRC Grant Application Enhancement Program 2015
The Office of the Vice President (Research, Economic Development and Innovation) at Lakehead University is pleased to announce the extension of the... full story
Oct
29
Lakehead University - 50th Anniversary Call for Nominations Celebrating 50 Years of Research Excellence
In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Lakehead University is seeking stories featuring the positive legacy from research and innovation activities...
Oct
28
Lakehead University Research Ranks Second in Ontario; Third in Canada
Lakehead University has been ranked in the top three Research Universities of the Year in the undergraduate category of Canada’s Top 50 Research... full story
Sep
10
Lakehead researchers receiving nearly $350,000 from CIHR
Lakehead University researchers are receiving nearly $350,000 from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to improve the quality of people... full story
Aug
5
Internal Call for Applications: Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) – Youth Internship Program
Lakehead University has two NOHFC research-related internships, out of its quota of five research-related placements available (one becomes available... full story
Jul
14
Lakehead’s NSERC grant recipients examining wind energy, climate change
Lakehead University researchers are receiving Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) grants worth more than $2.1 million.
May
29
Call for Applications for Lakehead University Research Chairs- Deadline: July 2, 2014 @ 4:30 pm
Lakehead University is seeking applications for two new Lakehead University Research Chairs, one in the disciplines supported by SSHRC/CIHR and one... full story
May
28
Summer School on Medical Imaging launches fourth successful year
Scientists with the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute (TBRRI) and Lakehead University are delighted to welcome students to the 2014 Summer... full story
May
23
Lakehead University Professors Release Book on Strengths-Based Approach
Lakehead University’s Dr. Ed Rawana and Dr. Keith Brownlee have released a book describing how educators can adopt a strengths-based approach to... full story
May
22
NSERC RTI Internal Competition
Applications for Lakehead University's internal NSERC RTI competition are due September 17.
May
13
Lakehead University Researchers Receive TVN Fellowship Award
Two researchers from Lakehead University are receiving the highly prestigious Technology Evaluation in the Elderly Network (TVN) fellowship award of... full story
May
12
Internal Competition: Early Resarcher Award Round 10
The purpose of this program is to help promising, recently-appointed Ontario researchers build their research teams of undergraduates, graduate... full story
Apr
2
Two Lakehead Students Win Provincial Scavenger Hunt’s Grand Prizes
Two of the five Research Matters’ Virtual Scavenger Hunt grand prizes have been awarded to Lakehead University students who participated in February’... full story
Mar
25
CIHR: Registration to 2014 Foundation Scheme Pilot
As part of the transition to its new suite of programs, CIHR has opened registrations to the 2014 Foundation Scheme Pilot.
Mar
6
Lakehead University’s Research Awards Celebrate Excellence
Lakehead University’s Research and Innovation Awards Reception was held on Thursday, March 6 to celebrate the dedication and hard work of researchers... full story
Feb
28
Lakehead’s Research and Innovation Week Kicks off at Intercity Mall, March 1
Lakehead University’s Research... full story
Feb
27
Top Ontario university researchers visiting Thunder Bay to discuss “What Matters Now”
Fighting malnutrition with fertilizers, keeping clean water flowing, balancing the environmental consequences of economic growth, wearing smart... full story
Jan
31
Explore research, solve clues and win prizes with the Research Matters Virtual Scavenger Hunt
Lakehead University is one of 21 Ontario universities launching a Virtual Scavenger Hunt that will take the public on an intriguing online journey... full story
Jan
31
NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program: 2015 Competition - Internal Call for Proposals
NSERC CREATE Program Internal Call for LOIs.
Jan
31
Ontario Research Fund Research Excellence (ORF-RE)
Jan
9
CFI 2015 Innovation Fund: Internal Call for Expressions of Interest
Internal expressions of interest for the CFI's 2015 Innovation Fund are invited from Lakehead faculty members.
Jan
2
Horizon 2020 calls for proposal released
Opportunity for Collaboration with Europe: Horizon 2020 official work programs launched.
Nov
28
SSHRC Grant Application Enhancement Program 2014
This program is designed to encourage and support researchers at Lakehead to begin preparation of their SSHRC applications with the ultimate goal of... full story
Nov
21
CFI Update
CFI's 2015 Innovation Fund competition: changes to the Draft Call for Proposals
Nov
20
Lakehead researchers receive over $1.4 million from CIHR
Lakehead University researchers are receiving more than $1.4 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to improve the quality of... full story
Oct
18
Lakehead University Ranks First in Ontario
Lakehead University is Ontario’s number one research university in the undergraduate category of this year’s annual ranking of Canada’s Top 50... full story
Sep
16
Lakehead University Researchers Receive SSHRC Grants
Lakehead University researchers are receiving more than $1.5 million from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) for... full story
Sep
16
Call for Applications: Director of Biorefining Research Institute (BRI)
Sep
16
Canada Research Chair Positions
Lakehead University currently has a number of Canada Research Chair positions available.
Jun
13
NSERC Pre-Submission Peer Review Program 2013 for Discovery Grant Applications
To ensure that researchers at Lakehead University have an advantage in the competitive research funding arena, the Office of Research Services (ORS)... full story
Jun
13
Internal Call for Applications: Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) – Youth Internship Program Research Internships: Two Positions Available
Lakehead University has two NOHFC research-related internships (out of its quota of five research-related placements) available through the NOHFC... full story
May
29
Completing your NSERC CCV: Start Early; Don't Delay!
Faculty applying for an NSERC Discovery Grant should complete their NSERC CCVs ASAP.
May
28
Internal Call for NSERC RTI Applications
Internal call for NSERC RTI applications.
May
27
CFI gets into consultation mode
The CFI is asking for input from its stakeholders.
May
27
Call for Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) – Co-ops: Five Positions Available
Applications to the NOHFC's Co-op program are being accepted by the Office of Research Services.
May
22
Call for Proposals – SSHRC Aid to Small Universities Grant - Internal Deadline: October 14, 2013
May
9
Notification of Intent to Apply for a Discovery Grant
This message signals the start of another competition cycle. Researchers who intend to apply for a Discovery Grant in the 2014 competition must... full story