Our Team

Research & Innovation Boréal

  • Robin Craig

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    Email | robin.craig@collegeboreal.ca
    Phone | 705-560-6673, ext. 2048

    Robin Craig is the inaugural Director of Research & Innovation Boréal at Collège Boréal in Sudbury, Ontario. Responsible for the strategic development of the college’s applied research and innovation portfolio, she manages a variety of research and partnership engagement activities across the college’s seven Ontario campuses. She also holds adjunct appointments at Laurentian University and l’Université de l’Ontario français. Before joining Collège Boréal, Robin held faculty and staff positions at Laurentian University and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s Institute of Indigenous People’s Health, where she led major funding initiatives and knowledge mobilization activities related to social sciences, humanities, ethics, public health, Indigenous and Francophone research. Robin received her doctorate and master’s degree in French literature from Western University. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto and holds a certificate in French language and civilization from the Paris-Sorbonne University (Paris IV). She is also a board member of Le Théâtre du Nouvel-Ontario (TNO) and the Art Gallery of Sudbury, and is a previous member of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council governing council.

  • Sabine Bouchard

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    Phone | 1-800-361-6673, ext. 4190

    Sabine Bouchard is the Project Officer for Boreal Research & Innovation at Collège Boréal in Sudbury. She supports the director with the development of new applied research projects and partnerships in a variety of fields. She works closely with our community and industry partners to ensure the proper management and communication of applied research projects undertaken by the college. Sabine also works with our faculty and experts to develop new research projects. She writes many grant proposals and supports projects management. With a Master's degree in science communication from Laurentian University, Sabine leads knowledge dissemination activities and supports events organization. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a minor in Environmental Studies from the University of Ottawa.

  • Lynn Lavoie

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    Email | lynn.lavoie@collegeboreal.ca
    Phone | 705-560-6673, ext. 2792

    Lynn Lavoie is the Employment Resource Centre Officer for the Student Employment Center and the administrative officer for Research & Innovation Boréal at Collège Boréal.  In this role, she is responsible for supporting the team with the preparation of budget estimates, monitor expenditures, compile data, and prepare summaries. She also prepares the hiring contracts for temporary staff and their accountability framework to the college system. As for her role with the Student Employment Center, she provides support services to students by posting employment opportunities and resources on job boards, the program website as well as on social media. She supervises and guides users to the centre’s tools by providing the appropriate support and resources. She also assists students with their cover letters and resumes. Before joining Collège Boréal in 2012, she worked as a Medical Radiation Technologist for 13 years in Ottawa, ON.