Research Services

Research Administration Services


Name & Title

Contact About

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Anne Klymenko,
Director, Research Services
807-343-8010 Ext. 8223
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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
807-343-8010 Ext. 8934
FB 2013

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

 Photo of Sheena Allard, Research Events Coordinator

Sheena Allard      

Research Events Coordinator (Part-time)

807-343-8010 Ext. 7289

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

Research Facilitation Services

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Jocelyn Bel, PhD

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Research Facilitator 

807-343-8010 ext 8926

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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.

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 Andrew Hacquoil

Research Facilitator (Institutional Programs)

807-343-8010 Ext. 8092

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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

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)

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807-343-8010 Ext. 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

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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.

 Photo of Roopa Rakshit, PhD, Research and Knowledge Mobilization Facilitator

Roopa Rakshit, PhD
Research and Knowledge Mobilization Facilitator
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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

Photo of Sue Wright Research Ethics and Administration Officer

Sue Wright
Manager, Research Ethics and Contracts
807-343-8010 Ext. 8283
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Ethics certification for research involving humans and animals. Research award/contract finalization, including Tri-council sub-awards; establishment of research accounts.

 Photo of Sheena Allard, Research Ethics Coordinator
Sheena Allard
Research Ethics Coordinator
Research Office
807-343-8010 Ext. 8933
FB 2013

Administrative coordination of ethics certification for research involving humans.


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.

Office of the Associate-Vice-President, Research and Graduate Studies



Administrative Assistant
Associate Vice-President Research and Graduate Studies Office


(807) 343-8010 ext. 8863

FB 2013

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.