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Stephanie Edwards is a third year Honours Bachelor of Arts & Science/Anthropology student at Lakehead University’s Orillia campus. She works part-time withthe Lakehead Orillia Communications Office as a Marketing Communications Assistant.

Lakehead University Research Ranked No. 1 in Canada — again

Lakehead University has once again received top spot for research in two assessments of Canada’s universities. 

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Students Showcase Original Research

The week of March 7 is Research & Innovation Week at Lakehead University - Orillia.

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Science in the Making

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Have you ever wondered how something works or whether or not what you’ve heard is actually true? This is the first in a series of posts that I will be sharing that have been written by two of our exceptional professors, and members of our Sustainability Sciences Department, Dr. Chris Murray (left) and Dr. Thamara Laredo.

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Lakehead Professor Brings Sustainable Living Home

Lakehead Professor Brings Sustainable Living Home

I recently had the chance to visit the home of one of Lakehead University’s professors, Dr. Florin Pendea, who specializes in climate change and historical ecology and is a member of the departments of Sustainability Sciences and Geography.

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Lakehead research interns dish the dirt on fieldwork

Lakehead research interns dish the dirt on fieldwork

Over the summer, Lakehead University gives students the opportunity to gain experience as research interns.

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Is Orillia Ready for a Local Food Policy?

Is Orillia Ready for a Local Food Policy?

On Tuesday May 19, from 2-3:30pm at the Orillia Public Library, community leaders will gather to discuss the importance of a local food policy, and discuss the how and why such a food policy could be established.

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A look into the intriguing history of Orillia’s Champlain monument

A look into the intriguing history of Orillia’s Champlain monument

Since moving to Orillia, Dr. Michael Stevenson, professor of History at Lakehead University, has been fascinated by the Champlain monument. 

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Research on display March 9-13

Research on display March 9-13

Research on Display

Mark your calendars for March 9-13, 2015, as Lakehead University’s Orillia campus is hosting its annual Research & Innovation Week. All events are FREE and open to the public, and will take place in Simcoe Hall, at Lakehead’s 500 University Avenue campus.

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Attention all Coffee Lovers!

Attention all Coffee Lovers!

What do you get when you cross a physicist, a food chemist, and a cup of coffee? As a university student, coffee is one of my main food groups, so I couldn’t wait to find out the answer to this question.

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Lakehead Research Highlights of 2014

Lakehead Research Highlights of 2014
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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!

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Looking at microorganisms to improve water quality

Looking at microorganisms to improve water quality

If you ask any Ontario resident what some of their favourite pastimes are, I guarantee many answers would involve being in and around water.

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What exactly is a Sustainable Community?

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My name is Stephanie Edwards and I am a third year Honours Bachelor of Arts & Science/Anthropology student at Lakehead University’s Orillia campus. I will be writing this blog alongside some of Lakehead’s exceptional professors who are involved in many different kinds of research. Much of their research is focused on the development of sustainable communities.

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