Postponed: Funding Workshop: SSHRC Connection Grant

Event Date: 
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm EST
Event Location: 
ZOOM

Have you completed the research that you are now looking to share through targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives? The SSHRC Connection Grant might be for you. This workshop will discuss what events or outreach activities can be funded by this grant opportunity and ensure you understand all the requirements, from eligibility to matching funds, to allowable expenses, for a successful application.

This event is presented by:

Rebecca Heffernan, PhD, Research & Strategic Initiatives Facilitator, Office of Research and Innovation, Lakehead University (Orillia)

Roopa Rakshit, PhD, SSHRC/CIHR Research & Knowledge Mobilization Facilitator, Office of Research Services, Lakehead University (Thunder Bay)

This event has been postponed.  However, please note that Rebecca Heffernan and Roopa Rakshit are happy to discuss, with faculty, their Connection applications or to help answer any they may have about the program.

Cancelled: Funding Workshop: SSHRC Insight Development Grant (IDG)

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 24, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:30am EST
Event Location: 
ZOOM

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 an SSHRC adjudicator and will offer an adjudicator’s perspective on building a strong application.

 

This event is presented by:

Rebecca Heffernan, PhD, Research & Strategic Initiatives Facilitator, Office of Research and Innovation, Lakehead University (Orillia)

Roopa Rakshit, PhD, SSHRC/CIHR Research & Knowledge Mobilization Facilitator, Office of Research Services, Lakehead University (Thunder Bay)

Please note that this event has been cancelled.  However, please note that Rebecca Heffernan and Roopa Rakshit are happy to meet with applicants to discuss their IDG applications for the upcoming competition.

Funding Workshop: CIHR Project Grant Workshop

Event Date: 
Friday, December 9, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Lexi Haslehurst
Event Contact E-mail: 

Hosted by the Office of Research Services, this workshop will introduce faculty to the CIHR Project Grant application process, including an overview of the key components of an application and an examination of the adjudication criteria. The presentation will include examples taken from successful applications, and tips provided by former and current reviewers.

This event is presented by:

Dr. Lexi Haslehurst, NSERC/CIHR Research Facilitator, Office of Research Services, Lakehead University

To register, please click here.

Webinar: Internships in Germany for Natural Science and Engineering Students

Event Date: 
Monday, November 21, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Online

Join DAAD - German Academic Exchange Service and Mitacs for an online information session providing details on internships opportunities in Germany in 2023 for students at Canadian universities who are pursuing degrees in study program related to the natural sciences or engineering.

Learn about both the RISE -Globalink Research Internship offering research internships to undergraduate students and the RISE Professional program which gives graduate level students the opportunity to carry out an internship in a German workplace.

This session will take place on Monday, November 21st from noon to 1 pm EST.

This year's application deadline for both programs is December 15, 2022, so use this chance to get program details, hear from RISE alumni and ask your questions.

All are welcome!

Community Voices and Dialogues for Social Justice

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm EST
Event Location: 
Faculty Lounge

Lakehead University’s Office of Research Services and the Office of Human Rights and Equity, Diversity Thunder Bay, City of Thunder Bay’s Anti-Racism and Equity Committee, Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce, Confederation College and Chronicle Journal invite you to a community event that will showcase collective visions and mandates on social justice actions in the community.

The One City Many Voices (OCMV) column in the Chronicle Journal is celebrating its 10th Anniversary! Join us in celebrating the OCMV authors during presentation and panel discussions. There will be opportunity to engage and add your voice to the collective actions!

Light refreshments will be served.

Display tables will be made available for our registrants to share organizational and outreach promotional materials.

The Handshake Series: Everything You Need to Know About Contracts (For Faculty/Students)

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 11:30am to 1:00pm EST
Event Location: 
CASES Ingenuity Connections Theatre
Event Contact Name: 
Kelly Fettes
Event Contact E-mail: 

IPED Research Poster 2022

Gone are the days when agreements are made on good faith and a handshake. Whether you want to protect yourself, your company, your research project, or your intellectual property, you'll need to know all the basics about Contracts. There will be two sessions offered within this series:

For Faculty/Students: This workshop will focus on Research Agreements including: Industry Sponsored Research, Data Sharing, Confidentiality, Material Transfer, Service Agreements and more (Nov. 10th, 2022 11:30am-1pm)

For Entrepreneurs: This workshop will focus on Agreements regarding: Inventor Sharing, Intellectual Property, Confidentiality, Service Contracts, Terms of Use, and more. (Nov. 15th, 2022 11:30am-1pm)

 REGISTER HERE

This event is presented by: 

Ellen MacKay, RTTP, M.Ed

Ellen MacKay is the Director of Innovation Development at Lakehead University, and has worked in technology transfer for 8 years. As a Registered Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP), Ellen works with faculty and students to identify, evaluate, and protect intellectual property developed at the University, as well as manages all commercialization and licensing activity. In addition, Ellen oversees the on-campus business incubator, Ingenuity, as well as all entrepreneurial activities on both the Thunder Bay and Orillia campuses. IPED is pleased to partner with local economic development, innovation, and entrepreneurship organizations, to support economic outreach within Thunder Bay, Simcoe Country and regions.

This event is supported by: INGENUITY

Settler Responsibility and Indigenous Research

Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Ingenuity Connections Theatre in CASES
Event Contact Name: 
Roopa Rakshit
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8010 ext. 8862
Event Contact E-mail: 

reschedule notice

The facilitated circle will provide a space for researchers to come together to engage with how they can take up the responsibility of ensuring that they and the institutions and bodies in which they are affiliated with do not perpetuate settler colonial logics in research and related activities.

 Light refreshments will be provided.

This event is presented by:

Dr. Lana Ray
Associate Professor, Indigenous Learning
Indigenous Research Chair in Decolonial Futures
Director, Anishinaabe Kendaasiwin Institute (AKI)
Lakehead University

Dr. Jessica Jurgutis
Assistant Professor 
Departments of Gender & Women's Studies
and Indigenous Learning | Social Justice Program
Lakehead University

The Handshake Series: Everything You Need to Know About Contracts (For Entrepreneurs)

Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 11:30am to 1:00pm EST
Event Location: 
CASES Ingenuity Connections Theatre
Event Contact Name: 
Kelly Fettes
Event Contact E-mail: 

IPED Research Poster 2022

 

Gone are the days when agreements are made on good faith and a handshake. Whether you want to protect yourself, your company, your research project, or your intellectual property, you'll need to know all the basics about Contracts. There will be two sessions offered within this series:

For Faculty/Students: This workshop will focus on Research Agreements including: Industry Sponsored Research, Data Sharing, Confidentiality, Material Transfer, Service Agreements and more (Nov. 10th, 2022 11:30am-1pm)

For Entrepreneurs: This workshop will focus on Agreements regarding: Inventor Sharing, Intellectual Property, Confidentiality, Service Contracts, Terms of Use, and more. (Nov. 15th, 2022 11:30am-1pm)

 REGISTER HERE

This event is presented by:

Ellen MacKay, RTTP, M.Ed

Ellen MacKay is the Director of Innovation Development at Lakehead University, and has worked in technology transfer for 8 years. As a Registered Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP), Ellen works with faculty and students to identify, evaluate, and protect intellectual property developed at the University, as well as manages all commercialization and licensing activity. In addition, Ellen oversees the on-campus business incubator, Ingenuity, as well as all entrepreneurial activities on both the Thunder Bay and Orillia campuses. IPED is pleased to partner with local economic development, innovation, and entrepreneurship organizations, to support economic outreach within Thunder Bay, Simcoe Country and regions.

This event is supported by: INGENUITY

International Research Opportunities for Students

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
ZOOM
Event Contact Name: 
Jill Sherman
Event Contact E-mail: 

Study abroad is not the only way for students to gain international experience! This workshop is aimed at undergraduate and graduate and will describe some international opportunities with a research focus, including Mitacs. Some opportunities may be eligible for co-op. Held in conjunction with International Week.

To download the presentation or Zoom recording, click here:

Presentation

Zoom recording

Deutscher Akademischer Austauchdienst (DAAD) Funding Opportunities

Event Date: 
Monday, October 3, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
ZOOM
Event Contact Name: 
Jill Sherman
Event Contact E-mail: 

John Paul Kleiner from the DAAD-German Academic Exchange Service Information Point-Toronto will present current opportunities for scholarships, internships and research grants for travel to and collaboration with German institutions. In addition to DAAD opportunities, the presentation covers some Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation and DFG funding opportunities. This workshop, held on German Unity Day, is aimed at both faculty and students.

Click on the links to download the presentation slides and the Zoom recording 

DAAD Funding Programs 2023-24 Kleiner presentation 03Oct2022

Zoom recording

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