Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies Speaker Series Presentation: "The power of gene silencing to fight lethal viral infections and cancer" - Dr. Jyoti Chattopadhyaya

Talk by Dr. Jyoti Chattopadhyaya, University of Uppsala, Sweden, Scientist in RNAi for drug treatment of viral diseases:  The power of gene silencing to fight lethal viral infections and cancer
About the Talk
DNA and RNA are biomolecules essential to all forms of life.

International Women's Day

The International Women’s Day Entrepreneur Panel is a celebration of both faculty and student start ups from Confederation College and Lakehead University.
Through the Partnerships in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (PIE) program, female faculty and students who have ventured into the world of entrepreneurship will share their greatest accomplishments and discuss challenges along the journey to running their own business. 
This discussion will be on Thursday, March 8 from 8:30 to 10 am in the Faculty Lounge as p

Strengthening Partnerships with Northern Aboriginal Institutes

Strengthening Partnerships with Northern Aboriginal Institutes
Explore the rich history of the Aboriginal/Indigenous Institutes in Ontario through a round table discussion regarding the vision of post-secondary education in Ontario and how Lakehead University can strengthen partnerships and research opportunities with the Institutes.

Social Innovation Forum - "Strategies for Fostering Social Innovation in Northwestern Ontario: A Community-University Research Conversation"

This event will bring together Lakehead University researchers and community organizations to discuss topics of concern to Thunder Bay and the region. The conversations will allow community organizations to know what Lakehead researchers are working on, and will allow researchers to learn more about the needs of community organizations in their areas of interest. We also hope to learn more about how Lakehead University can make the process of forming research partnerships more accessible to the community.

Social Innovation Forum - "City Limits: Addressing Social Injustice through Community-Based Research"

This panel discussion, featuring a group of diverse local, national and international researchers, will address “City Limits”––a discussion on barriers to inclusion and causes of discrimination in urban environments ––and the way that community-based research can support understandings and potential solutions.  Community organizations will be invited to have booths during the symposium portion of the evening where they can highlight their work towards greater social justice in Thunder Bay.
City Limits: Addressing S

Social Innovation Forum - Keynote Talk and Community Luncheon - "Who’s in Charge Here? Community-Based Research and Social Innovation" - Dr. Katherine Graham

Keynote Talk and Community Luncheon
Title: Social Innovation Through Community-Based Research
Date: March 5, 2018, 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
Location: Faculty Lounge
Presenter: Dr. Katherine Graham, Carleton Centre for Community Innovation
Description of Talk
Professor Graham’s point of departure for her keynote will be basic: What is social innovation?