Undergraduate Research @ Lakehead


Undergraduate research matters!

This page has been developed specifically for Lakehead University undergraduate students in order to promote undergraduate research at Lakehead as well as to provide information on external funding opportunities geared to undergraduates at Lakehead.

 Presenter speaking at 2020 Undergraduate Student Research Conference

Lakehead University Undergraduate Student Research Conference

Attention Undergraduates! 

Participate in Research Innovation Week's 2022 Undergraduate Student Research Conference! 

For registration information, please check the following site for information on this event in the coming months.

 Presenters at 2020 Undergraduate Student Research Conference Poster Session


Undergraduate Funding Opportunities

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Mitacs Inc. 
      • Accelerate (Open Call)
      • Globalink Research Award (GRA) - International (Open Call)
      • Germany: Mitacs-DAAD RISE-Globalink Research Internship - Deadline December 15, 2022 for Summer 2023 
      • Business Strategy Internships (BSI) (CURRENTLY ON HOLD IN ONTARIO)

CALAREO Global Skills Opportunity:       CALAREO Opportunities
  • International Research Mobility Experience Program (IRME)
    • Medium-term (12-16 weeks) research internships in Latin America, in collaboration with Mitacs - OPEN CALL  - Can be done as a co-op!
      • 2023-24 Call is now open!  Apply by the end of January for Summer 2023.  For more information and to submit an expression of interest, click here.
      • For a list of available internships in Colombia and Mexico, click here.  
      • Other internships may be eligible for funding as well - please contact calareo.research@lakeheadu.ca for more information.
    • Short-term (1-4 weeks) research internships in Latin America and the Caribbean - to accompany a Lakehead Faculty member  on a research project.  Must be nominated by the professor.
    • Short-term (2-4 weeks) Field school / study tours in Latin America and the Caribbean, lead by a Lakehead Faculty member.   Must be nominated by a faculty member.
      • Short-term schools / courses with other member or partner institutions may also be eligible for funding. For example,