Research & Innovation Forms and Contracts

Animal Care: Animal Incident Reporting Form

Who should use this form:
Faculty, Staff

Use this form to report serious incidents that occur when caring for/working with animals.

Animal Care: Animal Utilization Protocol (AUP) Application Form

Who should use this form:
Faculty, Students, Staff

Applications for approval of a protocol from the Animal Care Committee are available through the Romeo Research Portal.  Please log in by first logging into MyInfo.

https://myinfo.lakeheadu.ca/

External Research Funding: CFI IOF Application Form

Who should use this form:
Faculty, Staff

Use this form to propose expenditures that will ensure the effective operation and maintenance of CFI-funded infrastructure.

External Research Funding: CFI Request for Quotation

Who should use this form:
Faculty, Staff

This form is used to help faculty members when approaching equipment suppliers to meet the guidelines set by the federal government to govern CFI/ORF funding (for example, related to eligible in-kind contributions).

Human Ethics: Final Report

Who should use this form:
Students
 
For those submitting a Final Report to an undergraduate level Research Ethics Committee, this Form should be used.
 

Human Ethics: Renewal Request

Who should use this form:
Students
 
Those renewing their protocol with an undergraduate level Research Ethics Committee should use the Request for Renewal Form.
 

Human Ethics: Request for Amendment

Who should use this form:
Students

Those requesting amendments through an undergraduate level Research Ethics Committee should use the Request for Amendment Form.

Human Ethics: Undergraduate REB application form

Who should use this form:
Students

Those applying to an undergraduate level Research Ethics Committee should use the Researcher Agreement Form.

Innovation Award Nomination Form

Who should use this form:
Alumni, Faculty, Students, Staff

Form to be used for Innovation Award Nominations.  These awards are handed out during Lakehead University's annual Research and Innovation Week. 

Internal Research Funding (SRC): Publication Assistance Fund

Who should use this form:
Faculty

To access the Publication Assistance Fund guidelines, click here.

Applications for this internal funding opportunity are only available through the Romeo Research Portal. To access the portal, please log into MyInfo and select "Romeo Research Portal" on the right.

 

Internal Research Funding (SRC): Conference Travel Fund

Who should use this form:
Faculty

To access the Conference Travel Fund guidelines, click here.

Applications for this internal funding opportunity are only available through the Romeo Research Portal. To access the portal, please log into MyInfo and select "Romeo Research Portal" on the right.

 

Internal Research Funding (SRC): Leave/Non-Leave Research Grant

Who should use this form:
Faculty

Use this form to apply for a research grant in lieu of salary.

Click here to access the current guidelines and application form.

Please note that Canada Revenue Agency Interpretation Bulletin IT-75R4 has been replaced with Income Tax Folio S1-F2-C3  (http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/tchncl/ncmtx/fls/s1/f2/s1-f2-c3-eng.html).  All applicants are advised to seek further advice from a taxation specialist if they have any questions regarding the program.

Internal Research Funding (SRC): Research Development Fund

Who should use this form:
Faculty

This internal fund can be used to  develop a research project.  To access the RDF guidelines, click here.

Applications for this internal funding opportunity are only available through the Romeo Research Portal. To access the portal, please log into MyInfo and select "Romeo Research Portal" on the right.

 

Internal Research Funding (SRC): Visiting Scholar Fund

Who should use this form:
Faculty, Staff

This internal fund can be used to invite recognized scholars and/or research professionals to Lakehead University. 

Applications for this internal funding opportunity are only available through the Romeo Research Portal. To access the portal, log into MyInfo, then select Romeo Research Portal on the left.

 

Internal Research Funding: Vice-President (Research and Innovation) Strategic Fund (Form and Guidelines)

Who should use this form:
Faculty, Staff
The Vice-President, Research and Innovation (VPRI) Strategic Fund is a Lakehead University
internal fund, received on an annual basis from operating funds received from the Ministry of
Advanced Education and Skills Development’s Research Overhead Infrastructure Envelope.
 
The size of this fund is determined by a formula based on a three-year rolling average of total
CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC grants received by all researchers.
 
There are three components for this internal fund: (1) Research Facilitation Fund; (2)
Emergency Research Equipment Repair Fund; and (3) Lakehead University Research
Bridge Fund.
 
Applications for this internal funding opportunity are available through the Romeo Research Portal. To access the portal, please log into MyInfo and select "Romeo Research Portal" on the right.
 
International Research Partnership Award

Invention Disclosure Form

Who should use this form:
Alumni, Faculty, Students, Staff

Invention Disclosure forms are used by faculty members, researchers, inventors, and students when they are ready to disclose their invention/product/idea to the EDI office.

All information submitted within this disclosure form shall be treated as confidential. Lakehead University reserves the right to release disclosed general information for the purpose of generating statistics, as long as such disclosure shall not adversely affect the scope of protection available to intellectual property.

LUARS Agricultural Research Capacity Development Program

Who should use this form:
Faculty
The Vice-President Research and Innovation (VPRI) is pleased to announce a new call for
proposals through the LUARS Agricultural Research Capacity Development Program. Areas of
research priority for LUARS to be supported include, but are not limited to: agriculture, agribusiness,
environmental studies, water management, soil science, food security, natural
resources management, and other areas that can demonstrate the project has an agricultural
focus. In addition, research projects that are based at LUARS and address the emerging
regional research needs of the economy of Northwestern Ontario will receive priority.

Material Transfer Questionnaire (MTA) (Receiving)

Who should use this form:
Faculty, Staff

To be used when a Lakehead researcher is receiving materials from someone else, and is being asked to sign a contract or other paper related to the materials. For agreement creation, please contact Ellen MacKay, Manager, Innovation Development in the Economic Development and Innovation office, emackay@lakeheadu.ca.

Material Transfer Questionnaire (MTA) (Supplying)

Who should use this form:
Faculty, Staff

To be used when a Lakehead researcher is supplying or sending materials to someone outside of the University.   For agreement creation, please contact Ellen MacKay, Manager, Innovation Development in the Economic Development and Innovation office, emackay@lakeheadu.ca.

Research Forms: Postdoctoral and Visiting Scholar Appointment/Re-Appointment Form

Who should use this form:
Faculty, Staff

Fill out this form to apply for the appointment/re-appointment of a post-doctoral fellow or visiting scholar.

Research Forms: Release Time Request Form (RTRF)

Who should use this form:
Faculty, Staff
This form must be completed, signed, and attached to the Research Approval Form if the applicant is applying for release time as part of their application. If more than one person is requesting release time, please complete a separate copy of this form for each individual.

Research Forms: Research Proposal Approval Form (RPAF) - Lakehead University

Who should use this form:
Faculty, Staff

This form, plus a copy of your proposal, must be submitted to the Office of Research Services at least two weeks prior to the granting agency’s deadline (including applications where Lakehead faculty are co-investigators on applications submitted by another institution).  This form alerts the Office of Research Services about whether or not research projects have specific ethics, release time, personnel, space, or other requirements. This shortens the application process for the researcher by making them aware of any internal requirements for the submission of their grant application ahead of time.

Research Forms: Research Proposal Approval Form - NOSM Internal Approval Form

Who should use this form:
Faculty, Staff

This form should be utilized by NOSM faculty when applying for funds 1) that will be administered by Lakehead University, Laurentian University, or the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, or 2) as a co-investigator on an application submitted by another institution.

Standard Terms of Use for NSERC Engage Projects

Who should use this form:
Faculty

Under the NSERC program terms for Engage awards, any Intellectual Property (IP) arising from the project (“Arising IP”) must belong to the company. To reflect these requirements, Lakehead University has developed an agreement which provides for the assignment of the Arising IP to the company. Consistent with NSERC policies and Lakehead’s policies and practices, this agreement also provides for a license to each of the creators of the Arising IP, and to Lakehead, to use the Arising IP for non-commercial research and academic purposes only.