Name & Title
|Appointments and/or messages for the Vice-President, Research and Innovation; general information regarding institutional processes for Canada Research Chair (CRC) nomination and/or recruitment; information on internal research funding/awards, including Senate Research Committee (SRC) funds.|
Research Administration Services
Name & Title
Operational procedures for the Office of Research Services; research related policies and procedures; research integrity; institutional research programs (CRCs,CFI); research infrastructure; advice on preparing major research proposals; research related promotion and media events.
General inquiries regarding research administration and services; Romeo Research Portal database support, booking of appointments for Research Services staff.
Research Events Coordinator
Coordination of research workshops and events, including Research and Innovation Week.
Research Facilitation Services
Research Grants Officer
External research funding opportunities, incl. CFI LOF; submission of external research funding proposals incl. Tri-Council submissions (CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC) appointment of postdoctoral fellows; invitations to visiting scholars.
Rebecca Heffernan, PhD
Research & Strategic Initiatives Facilitator
Office of Research and Innovation
Lakehead University Orillia
(705) 330-4008 ext 2022 firstname.lastname@example.org
For general inquiries and advice on strategies to increase research and innovation capacity at the Orillia campus.
For assistance establishing research collaborations, opportunities, and community and private sector partnerships in Orillia, Simcoe County, and beyond.
For assistance developing funding applications and proposals.
Alexandria Haslehurst, PhD
Research Facilitator (Natural Sciences, Engineering and Health)
Pre-award assistance through: grant applications in the natural sciences and engineering and health.
Jill E. Sherman
International Research Facilitator
International (inbound and outbound) research funding opportunities; pre-award assistance; international faculty and student mobility; Mitacs coordinator; international research partnerships and agreements; support for the CALAREO Consortium.
PhebeAnn Wolframe-Smith, PhD
Pre-award assistance through: grant applications in the social sciences and humanities; SSHRC application internal peer review program; knowledge-mobilization strategies and partnership development with the not-for-profit sector and government.
Research Ethics and Post-Award Services
Ethics certification for research involving humans and animals. Research award/contract finalization, including Tri-council sub-awards; establishment of research accounts.
Guidance and instruction on all aspects of Lakehead's Animal Care and Use Program, including laboratory animal health and welfare monitoring, clinical care, animal user training, AUP and SOP review, facility oversight and regulatory compliance.
Name & Title
University-industry research partnerships, collaborative relationship building between researchers, industry partners and funding agencies, industry inquiries, assistance with funding applications, development and maintenance of relevant networks. Economic development initiatives.
Intellectual Property Management; research award/contract negotiation and finalization, including negotiation of research agreements with industry, funding agencies and partners; material transfer, non-disclosure and intellectual property agreements; intellectual property protection (patent/copyright/trademark), commercialization and funding; licensing, spin-off company creation and commercial research proposal support; marketing support
Support with developing your startup business, resources available for business startup and development, events and workshops in Ingenuity, accessing the makerspace or media room in Ingenuity, developing entrepreneurial programming, delivering workshops focused on small business development.
Administrative management of all EDI activities; general office inquiries; how to get in touch with the Manager, Industry Research Partnerships, or Manager, Innovation Development; communicating EDI successes; supporting Lakehead’s commitment to Economic Development; planning and organizing Economic Development events; executing educational sessions, networking events, and other outreach initiatives.
The role of the Development Assistant is to support the EDI office in the following ways: creating marketing and communication tools; preparing researcher profiles to be used when working with potential industry partners; preparing success stories to be used in numerous marketing campaigns targeted at bringing investment to the region; assisting with the coordination of industry-researcher networking events; promoting research opportunities at the University to regional stakeholders; preparing technology transfer agreements; and helping to increase the number of start-up business opportunities developing among students, faculty, and community members.
Name & Title
Oversees Lakehead University’s Centre for Analytical Services, Instrumentation Laboratory and Paleo-DNA Laboratory. Specializes in Scanning Electron Microscopy.
|General office inquires, job costing, invoicing, accounts receivable, client support, marketing and promotion of analytical services.|
Name & Title
|Graduate student funding opportunities, including Ontario Graduate Scholarship and Tri-Council Scholarship applications, arranging payment of stipends and awards to graduate students from faculty research grants.|