Lakehead University To Celebrate Fifty Years of Research

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Lakehead UniversityTHUNDER BAY – Lakehead University is getting ready for the 50th Anniversary of the institute.

As a part of that effort, Lakehead University is seeking exceptional and unconventional research story ideas in celebration of its 50th Anniversary.

These story ideas must describe significant research milestones, projects and innovations undertaken by faculty and/or students in the last 50 years.

“Lakehead’s 50th Anniversary provides an excellent opportunity to showcase the University’s past and present research contributions regionally, nationally and internationally,” said Dr. Andrew Dean, Vice-President of Research, Economic Development and Innovation.

These stories will celebrate the accomplishments of Lakehead researchers who will be recognized during the 10th Anniversary of Research and Innovation Week in 2015.

Each nominee will also be featured on the University’s 50th Anniversary web page.

The mission of the 50th Anniversary celebration is to recognize Lakehead alumni. Stories highlighting alumni involvement in research are especially encouraged.

Anyone with a connection to Lakehead University may submit a nomination. Self-nominations are welcomed.

Nomination forms must be received no later than Friday, Jan. 9, 2015.

The selection of 50 research stories will be decided by a committee managed by Lakehead’s 50th Anniversary Committee and the Office of the Vice-President, Research, Economic Development, and Innovation.

For further information about the criteria, please visit or contact Dr. Andrew Dean, Vice-President of Research, Economic Development and Innovation at

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