2014 was an exceptional year for research at Lakehead University’s Orillia campus. Here are some photos that help depict the many achievements that helped make 2014 one of the best years yet!
Photo 1: Students Brooke Marion (l), Kayla Snyder (r) and Dr. Chris Murray, Assistant Professor, Sustainability Sciences, demonstrate the results of their research to develop an environmentally-friendly permeable pavement. Their research was accepted for publication in an international academic journal.
Photo 2: Bachelor of Education students helped run the 2014 Ontario Math Olympics in May. Dr. Ruth Beatty, Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, played a key role in organizing the event, and recently published a book on successful ways to teach math in the classroom.
Photo 3: Members of the Faculty of Education, Dr. Katherine Becker (l) and Dr. Sonia Mastrangelo (r), photographed here with graduate student Terri Lynn Clark, launched the first and only online, open-access journal on early learning in Canada, and one of just three worldwide.
Photo 4: Lakehead researchers teach volunteer members of the Couchiching Conservancy about sampling for water quality projects.
Photo 5: Student Jenn Lucas presents her undergraduate research project during Research and Innovation Week.
Photo 6: The Orillia Library had a full house for our first In Conversation event of the 2014-2015 season, where Lakehead faculty get the chance to present their current research initiatives to the community.
Photo 7: Lakehead University was ranked in the top three in the undergraduate category of Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities, released annually by Re$earch Infosource.
Photo 8: A gift bag made out of recycled newspaper (this one featuring some of our students!) was presented to attendees at the Zero Waste Conference, held on our campus this past summer.
Photo 9: Dr. Nanda Kanavillil, Associate Professor, Sustainability Sciences, speaks about Lakehead’s new Research Centre for Sustainable Communities.