Panel Discussion: Sustainability Stories: Digital Storytelling across Lake Superior The Role of Research and Innovation in Achieving UN Sustainable Development Goals

Event Date: 
Friday, March 5, 2021 - 1:45pm to 3:15pm EST
Event Location: 
R&I Week Virtual Event Portal
Event Contact Name: 
Office of Research Services

Aligned with this year's Research and Innovation Week theme "Our Changing World", this year's Research Showcase highlights how Lakehead University research projects, innovative collaborations and initiatives are playing a role in the achievement of the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

About the Session
Screening of four short videos about different sustainability projects around Thunder Bay which are part of the Lake Superior Living Labs Network. Each video prompts discussion about sustainability engagement, and those involved in the projects will be in a panel following the screening. 

Click on each of the titles below to watch the videos in advance to get inspired:


  • Rachel Portinga, PhD Student, Department of Health Sciences, Lakehead University
  • Dr. Lindsay Galway, Associate Professor, Department of Health Sciences, Lakehead University
  • Gavin Shields, Student, Lakehead University
  • Ledah McKellar, Sustainability Coordinator, Office of Sustainability, Lakehead University
  • Dr. David Greenwood, Professor, Faculty of Education, Lakehead University
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