Lakehead University research ranked first in Canada

October 15, 2015 – Thunder Bay and Orillia, ON

Lakehead is ranked number one in Canada for research in the category of undergraduate universities by Re$earch Infosource.

“This ranking further establishes Lakehead as an exceptional University for research,” said Lakehead President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Brian Stevenson. “This is an achievement that students, staff, faculty and alumni can be proud of.”

Lakehead University names new VP of Research and Innovation

 August 11, 2015 – Thunder Bay, ON 

Lakehead President & Vice-Chancellor Dr. Brian J.R. Stevenson is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Andrew P. Dean as the University’s new Vice-President, Research and Innovation.

Dr. Dean has been interim vice-president since July 1, 2014. He is thrilled to accept this position and excited to grow the University’s research profile around the world.

Mining Engineering MOU signed between Lakehead and Queen’s


From left: Dr. Pete Hollings, Director of Lakehead's Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Mining and Exploration; Dr. David Barnett, Dean of Engineering, Lakehead University; Dr. Kimberly Woodhouse, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Queen’s University; and  Dr. Takis Katsabanis, Head of the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining, Queen’s University.

June 23, 2015 – Thunder Bay, ON

Kim Fedderson named Principal as Orillia Campus moves to Next Phase


Dr. Kim Fedderson, Principal, Orillia Campus

May 15, 2015 – Orillia, ON

Building on the recommendations from the Provost’s Task Force on the Academic Structure and Governance at the Orillia Campus, President & Vice-Chancellor Dr. Brian Stevenson announced a new title and new responsibilities for Dean & Vice-Provost (Orillia campus) Dr. Kim Fedderson.

Lakehead announces four new Canada Research Chairs

April 13, 2015 – Thunder Bay, ON

Lakehead University is receiving $2 million to support four new Canada Research Chairs whose important research and work includes the fields of green chemicals, Indigenous mental health, fisheries, and human diversity.

Lakehead’s new CRCs are all Tier 2 researchers:

Dr. Pedram Fatehi – Chair in Green Chemicals and Processes
Dr. Christopher Mushquash – Chair in Indigenous Mental Health and Addiction
Dr. Michael Rennie – Chair in Freshwater Ecology and Fisheries
Dr. Matthew Tocheri – Chair in Human Origins