NSERC Discovery Grant Workshop

Event Date: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004 (Thunder Bay) and OA 2005 (Orillia)

You are invited to attend the following upcoming NSERC Discovery Grant workshop to be held on September 22 from 10-12 in ATAC 3004 (Thunder Bay) and OA 2005 (Orillia). 

The information presented at this workshop will be useful to both new and more seasoned Discovery Grant applicants
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NSERC Discovery Grant Workshop

Facilitators:  Dr. Gautam Das and Andrew Hacquoil

Title:  Preparing an Effective NSERC Discovery Grant Application

Details:
  • One current and one recent Lakehead University NSERC Evaluation Group member will provide their insights on how faculty members should (and should not) address NSERC's evaluation criteria for Discovery Grants:
    • Excellence of the Researcher
    • Merit of the Proposal
    • Training of HQP

If you are interested in attending this session, please e-mail Andrew Hacquoil at ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca by September 15, 2017.
Campus: 

Mitacs Information Session for Graduate Students

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
Event Location: 
Lakehead University Faculty Lounge

Dear Lakehead University Graduate Student:

Would you like to learn how to put your talent to work with an organization in Canada or travel overseas to conduct research?  Then Mitacs might just be the opportunity for you!


Mitacs offers a suite of research and training programs which enable companies (for example under Mitacs Accelerate)  to connect with top Canadian researchers.  As well, there are international research opportunities offered by Mitacs.  For example, as a student, you may be interested in the Globalink Research Award  which funds research collaborations between senior undergraduate and graduate students and faculty members at a university overseas.

Christine Macdonald, Director, Business Development & Team Lead - Ontario, Mitacs Inc., will be at Lakehead University on September 7  to deliver an information session on the various programs Mitacs offers for graduate students from 11:30 to 1:30 in the Faculty Lounge.  Pizza will be served starting at 11:30.

If you are interested in attending this session, please RSVP to ahacquo1@lakeheadu.ca by August 30.

See you then!

Campus: 

Research Accounting

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004

About the Workshop: This session will explore the financial aspects of administering your research grants and will be beneficial to all new and existing researchers as well as their key staff.  We will cover topics including how to access your funds, expense eligibility, financial reporting, wage related costs and travel costs.   Refreshments will be served. Please RVSP to Margot Ross at mross@lakeheadu.ca by September 5.

Campus: 

Early Career Researchers: Advice to Get Your Program of Research Started

Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004 (Thunder Bay) and OA3007 (Orillia)
About the Workshop
As you start your research career at Lakehead University, it’s important to know that you are not alone. In this session, you will learn strategies from experienced faculty members about how to get your program of research started. You will learn about the expectations of Promotion, Tenure, and Renewal and how to cultivate a peer support system and reach out to peer mentors. Finally, you will develop strategies to balance the demands of teaching, research, and service.
 
Presenters:
Dr. Andrew P. Dean, Vice-President, Research and Innovation
Dr. Amanda Diochon, Assistant Professor, Department of Geology

SSHRC’s Partnership Streams: Untangling the Differences

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004, Thunder Bay Campus (this session can be sent to Orillia via video conference upon request)
Dear SSHRC-Eligible Faculty Member:

You are invited to attend the following upcoming workshop:


SSHRC’s Partnership Streams: Untangling the Differences
Thursday, October 12, 2017
10:00 am – noon
ATAC 3004, Thunder Bay Campus (this session can be sent to Orillia via video conference upon request)

About the Workshop:  Do you have a research partnership established with a community, government, not-for-profit or industry partner or looking to establish one? Not sure what is the best source of funding to develop your partnered project? This workshop will explain the differences between the Partnership Grant, Partnership Development Grant and the new Partnership Engage Grant.
 
Please RSVP to PhebeAnn Wolframe (sshrc.research@lakeheadu.ca) no later than October 6.
 

Refreshments will be served at this event.

Campus: 

THE PROCESS OF CONSENT IN ETHICAL RESEARCH (a joint workshop between Lakehead University and the TBRHSC)

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 5036

THE PROCESS OF CONSENT IN ETHICAL RESEARCH (a joint workshop between Lakehead University and the TBRHSC)
RESEARCH AND INNOVATION Professional Development Series

An interactive workshop to learn more about the importance of obtaining appropriate consent for human participant research from experienced researchers and research administrators.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 11:30 – 1:00 pm ATAC 5036
Thunder Bay Campus (Brown Bag lunch,
refreshments provided)

Campus: 

SSHRC Insight Development Grants: (An Overview)

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Event Location: 
OA 3007 in Orillia with Video Conference link to ATAC 3004 (Thunder Bay Campus)
About the Workshop
Planning to apply to the Insight Development 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 a SSHRC adjudicator and who will offer an adjudicator’s perspective on building a strong application.
 
How to Register
Please RSVP to sshrc.research@lakeheadu.ca by October 18.
 

Refreshments will be provided.

Campus: 

Mitacs Information Session for Graduate Students

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
Event Location: 
Faculty Lounge, Thunder Bay

Pizza will be served starting at 11:30.

  • Meals provided
  • Rsvp required
Campus: 

Research Accounting

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004, Thunder Bay
Event Contact E-mail: 

This session will explore the financial aspects of administering your research grants and will be beneficial to all new and existing researchers as well as their key staff.  We will cover topics including how to access your funds, expense eligibility, financial reporting, wage-related costs and travel costs.   Refreshments will be served. 

Please RVSP to Margot Ross at mross@lakeheadu.ca by September 5.

  • Refreshments
  • Rsvp required
Campus: 

Early Career Researchers: Advice to Get Your Program of Research Started

Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004 (Thunder Bay Campus) and OA3007 (Orillia Campus)

As you start your research career at Lakehead University, it’s important to know that you are not alone. In this session, you will learn strategies from experienced faculty members about how to get your program of research started. You will learn about the expectations of Promotion, Tenure, and Renewal and how to cultivate a peer support system and reach out to peer mentors. Finally, you will develop strategies to balance the demands of teaching, research, and service.

Presenters:

Dr. Andrew P. Dean, Vice-President, Research and Innovation

Dr. Amanda Diochon, Assistant Professor, Department of Geology

  • Meals provided
  • Rsvp required

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