RSF Expenditures at Lakehead University in 2018-19

Research Facilities$423,995 (22%)
Research Resources$89,297 (5%)
Management and Administration$799,854 (42%)
Regulatory Requirements and Accreditation$470,063 (24%)
Intellectual Property$138,710 (7%)
Total expenditures incurred 2017-2018$1,921,910

 Lakehead University RSF 2018-19



Lakehead's Use of the Research Support Fund in 2018-2019

The federal government requests that we report the use of funds by five categories, which are: Facilities; Resources; Management and Administration; Regulatory Requirements and Intellectual Property.

Facilities expenditures include the salaries for technicians in the Lakehead University Instrumentation Laboratory, utility and cleaning costs for research labs and engineering support from Physical Plant towards research infrastructure projects, etc. Research Resources include a contribution towards digital library resources, and insurance on tri-agency funded research vehicles, etc. Management and Administrative costs include expenses to provide researchers with grant writing assistance through research facilitators, other research support services, human resources and payroll support, research accounting services, promotional expenses, and support of Lakehead's annual Research and Innovation week etc. Regulatory requirements include the costs of maintaining animal facilities, animal care technican salaries,  the management of ethics boards, and training activities related to ethics and compliance, etc. Intellectual property expenses include the cost of the economic development and innovation office and the support of technology transfer activities.