Research Services

Research Administration Services


Name & Title

Contact About

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Anne Klymenko,
Director, Research Services
(807) 343-8223
FB 2013C

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.

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Bonnie Knott
Administrative Officer
(807) 343-8934
FB 2013

General inquiries regarding research administration and services; Romeo Research Portal database support, booking of appointments for Research Services staff.

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Rita Nicholas

Research Events Coordinator                    (807)766-7289                                         FB 2013

Coordination of research workshops and events, including Research and Innovation Week.

Research Facilitation Services

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Andrew Hacquoil
Research Grants Officer
(807) 343-8092
FB 2013B

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
Rebecca Heffernan, PhD
Research & Strategic Initiatives Facilitator
Office of Research and Innovation
Lakehead University Orillia
(705) 330-4008 ext 2022


  • 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.


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Alexandria Haslehurst, PhD

Research Facilitator (Natural Sciences, Engineering and Health)

FB 2013F

Tel (807) 343-8290


Pre-award assistance through: grant applications in the natural sciences and engineering and health.

 Jill Sherman:  International Research Facilitator
Jill E. Sherman
International Research Facilitator
FB 2013H
(807) 343-8014
 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.
 Photograph of PhebeAnn Wolframe Research and Knowledge Mobilization Facilitator

PhebeAnn Wolframe-Smith, PhD
Research and Knowledge Mobilization Facilitator
FB 2013E

(807) 343-8862

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

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Sue Wright
Research Ethics and Administration Officer
(807) 343-8283
FB 2013A

Ethics certification for research involving humans and animals. Research award/contract finalization, including Tri-council sub-awards; establishment of research accounts.

 Sonya Matson
Sonya Matson
Administrative Assistant
Associate Vice-President Office
Research Office(807) 343-8933
FB 2013

University Veterinarian

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.