Industry SPEED Connect - POSTPONED

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 4:30pm to 8:30pm
Event Location: 
AGORA, Thunder Bay Campus
Event Fee: 
FREE
Event Contact Name: 
Kelly Fettes
Event Contact Phone: 
343-8871
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EVENT POSTPONED - we will announce new event details in the new future.

Speed Connect is an effective and enjoyable way for industry to meet a variety of Lakehead University researchers in a relaxed and entertaining setting.  Industry experts and researchers will be encouraged to present their expertise and discuss possible projects and collaborations.  Funding agencies will also be in attendance to advise stakeholders of eligible funding opportunities for future projects.

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Developing Research Partnerships with Indigenous Communities

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004

This session will feature a panel of researchers and representatives from Indigenous communities who have worked in successful research partnerships. They will address questions about how they began working together, what Indigenous communities value in a research partnership, and how researchers and the communities have worked together to mobilize their co-created research knowledge.

Refreshments will be served

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Research Accounting

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004

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

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CIHR Project Grants: An Overview

Event Date: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004

Planning to apply to the CIHR Project Grant and want to make sure you know all the ins-and-outs, from developing a research team, to writing a Knowledge Translation Plan, to tips and tricks for the application? This workshop is for you. The workshop will include a guest speaker who has experience as a CIHR adjudicator and who will offer an adjudicator’s perspective on building a strong application.

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Working with the Media

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004

This workshop will give researchers pointers on preparing to talk to the media and give an inside perspective on how the media approach interviews. Attendees will also have an opportunity to participate in a mock interview with a peer and to get feedback from the facilitators.

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Establishing Your Online Author ID

Event Date: 
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004

This session looks at the various options available to researchers for creating an author ID to increase the visibility and accessibility of your research papers. Tools such as ORCID, ResearcherID or Scopus Author ID help to disambiguate author names, keep your research e-profile up-to-date and develop a research network.  We'll examine the main players in this field, their advantages, downsides and how they interact with each other.

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Patents and Pasta

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 3004
Event Fee: 
FREE
Event Contact Name: 
Kelly Fettes
Event Contact Phone: 
343-8871
Event Contact E-mail: 

Want to know how to take your idea from "mind to market"? In this intellectual property workshop, learn the steps of technology transfer, discover how to best protect your ideas, and gain a better understanding of the patenting timeline. Remember, we're here to help!

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