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 (Part-time)
807-343-8010 Ext. 7289
Coordination of research workshops and events, including Research and Innovation Week.
Research Facilitation Services
Jocelyn Bel, PhD
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Research Facilitator
807-343-8010 ext 8926
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)
807-343-8010 Ext. 8092
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)
807-343-8010 Ext. 8290
Pre-award assistance through: grant applications in the natural sciences and engineering and health.
Jill E. Sherman
International Research Facilitator
807-343-8010 Ext. 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.
Roopa Rakshit, PhD
807-343-8010 Ext. 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
Ethics certification for research involving humans and animals. Research award/contract finalization, including Tri-council sub-awards; establishment of research accounts.
Research Ethics Coordinator
807-343-8010 Ext. 8933
Administrative coordination of ethics certification for research involving humans.
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
(807) 343-8010 ext. 8863
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.