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Research Week

Our Research. Our Community: March 19 to 23, 2018

Research Week 2018 opening ceremony

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Research Week Program

Click here to view and download the 2018 Research Week program.



Dr. David Julius: 2017 Canada Gairdner International Laureate Presentation

Thursday, March 22 at 10:30am​
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Dr. David Julius, Professor and Chair of the Department of Physiology, University of California, is the 2017 Canada Gairdner International Laureate. In his research, Dr. Julius has used distinctive molecules from the natural world – including toxins from tarantulas and coral snakes, and capsaicin, the molecule that produces the “heat” from chili peppers – to understand how signals responsible for temperature and pain sensation are transmitted by neural circuits to the brain.


Our Research, Our Community, Our Indigenous Sovereignty

Thursday, March 22 at 1:30pm
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Panel – Our Research, Our Community, Our Indigenous Sovereignty.
The following panelists will join Dr. Miner:

  • Dr. Jennifer Walker, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Health, Laurentian University
  • Dr. David Fortin, Director of McEwen School of Architecture, Laurentian University
  • Dr. Laura Hall, Assistant Professor, School of Indigenous Relations, Laurentian University
  • Ms. Justice Seidel, MIR Graduate Student, School of Indigenous Relations


Vote for the Top 10 Research and Innovation Achievements of 2017!

The Laurentian community and the Sudbury community are invited to vote for their Top 10 choices. The deadline to vote is March 20, 2018 at 8 pm.