Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation
Tel.: 807-343-8010 Ext. 8201 / Location: UC 2003
Contact About: 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.
Office of Research
Research Administration Services
Director, Research Services
Tel.: 807-343-8010 Ext. 8223/ Location: FB 2013C
Contact About: 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.
Tel.: 807-343-8010 Ext. 8934 / Location: FB 2013
Contact About: General inquiries regarding research administration and services; Romeo Research Portal database support, booking of appointments for Research Services staff.
Research Events Coordinator (Part-time)
Tel.: 807-343-8010 Ext. 7289 / Location: FB 2013
Contact About: Coordination of research workshops and events, including Research and Innovation Week.
Research Facilitation Services
Jocelyn Bel, PhD
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Research Facilitator
Tel.: 807-343-8010 ext 8926 / Location: FB 2004B
Contact About: Assisting researchers with their grant proposals, specifically with helping them develop EDI plans in accordance with the new funding guidelines; Development of new EDI training programs.
Research Facilitator (Institutional Programs)
Tel.: 807-343-8010 Ext. 8092 / Location: FB 2013B
Contact About: Major institutional funding applications such as the Canada Foundation for Innovation, Early Researcher Award, Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards, etc., appointment of postdoctoral fellows; invitations to visiting scholars.
Rebecca Heffernan, PhD
Research & Strategic Initiatives Facilitator, Office of Research and Innovation, Lakehead University Orillia
Tel.: (705) 330-4008 ext 2022 / Location: OR 1039
Contact About: 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; assistance developing funding applications and proposals.
Alexandria Haslehurst, PhD
Research Facilitator (Natural Sciences, Engineering and Health)
Tel.: 807-343-8010 Ext. 8290 / Location: FB 2013E
Contact About: Pre-award assistance through: grant applications in the natural sciences and engineering and health.
Jill E. Sherman
International Research Facilitator
Tel.: 807-343-8010 Ext. 8014 / Location: FB 2013F
Contact About: 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.
Nicole Westlund Stewart, PhD
SSHRC/CIHR Research and Knowledge Mobilization Facilitator
Tel.: 807-343-8010 Ext. 8862 / Location: FB 2013H
Contact About: 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
Manager, Research Ethics and Contracts
Tel.: 807-343-8010 Ext. 8283 / Location: FB 2013A
Contact About: Ethics certification for research involving humans and animals. Research award/contract finalization, including Tri-council sub-awards; establishment of research accounts.
Research Ethics Coordinator (Part-time)
Tel.: 807-343-8010 Ext. 8933 / Location: FB 2013
Contact About: Administrative coordination of ethics certification for research involving humans.
Contact About: 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.
Office of the Associate-Vice-President, Research and Graduate Studies
Administrative Assistant, Associate Vice-President Research and Graduate Studies Office (Part-time)
Tel.: (807) 343-8010 ext. 8863 / Location: FB 2013
Contact About: Appointments and/or messages for the Associate Vice-President, Research and Graduate Studies; information regarding Research Centres and Research Institutes; information regarding external Research awards and prizes; information regarding the Regional Research Fund.
Lakehead University Centre for Analytical Services (LUCAS)
Francis Appoh, PhD.
Director, Analytical and Testing Services
Tel.: 807-343-8853 / Location: FB 1017A
Contact About: Oversees Lakehead University’s Centre for Analytical Services, Instrumentation Laboratory and Paleo-DNA Laboratory. Specializes in Scanning Electron Microscopy.
Tel.: 807-343-8590 / Location: FB 2004H
Contact About: General office inquires, job costing, invoicing, accounts receivable, client support, marketing and promotion of analytical services.
Office of Innovation, Partnerships and Economic Development
Director, Industry Research Partnerships
(807) 343-8010 ext.8793
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.
Director, Innovation Development
(807) 343-8010 ext.8724
firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
(807) 343-8010 ext.8871
Administrative management of all IPED activities; general office inquiries; how to get in touch with the Director, Industry Research Partnerships, or Director, Innovation Development; communicating IPED successes; supporting Lakehead’s commitment to Economic Development; planning and organizing Economic Development events; executing educational sessions, networking events, and other outreach initiatives.
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. For more information, visit the Faculty of Graduate Studies.