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Research Centres, Institutes, and Other Entities

Centres and Institutes (established at Queen's University)

  • University Centres and Institutes

Name Director/
Coordinator
(dial 613-533-6000
before extension) 
Established Last
Reviewed
Next
Review
Comments
Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research Alice Aiken September 10, 2013 n/a 2018 Reports to VPR
Centre for Neuroscience Studies
(formerly Centre for the Study of Molecular Neuroscience)
Doug Munoz x32111 1996 2008 2013 Reports to VPR
Name Change Approved Jan 25/01
GeoEngineering Centre Ian D. Moore
x33160
November 18, 2004 2009 2014 Reports to VPR
High Performance Computing Virtual Laboratory (HPCVL) Ken Edgecombe 2002 n/a 2013 Reports to VPR
Human Mobility Research Centre Leone Ploeg
548-2430
2002 2009 2014 Reports to VPR
Sudbury Neutrino Observatory Institute (SNOLAB) Tony Noble
x32679
1989 2013 2018 Reports to VPR
Southern African Research Centre Jonathan Crush
x36963
2000 2005 2012 Reports to VPR
  • Faculty Centres and Institutes

Name

Director/
Coordinator
(dial 613-533-6000
before extension)

Established

Last
Reviewed

Next
Review

Comments

Cancer Research Institute at Queen's University

(Cancer Clinical Trials Division)

(Cancer Biology & Genetics Division)

(Cancer Care & Epidemiology Division)

Roger Deeley

x36626

2001

2011

2016

Reports to Health Sciences

Centre for Law in the Contemporary Workplace

Kevin Banks

x79244

2014 n/a 2019 Reports to Dean, Faculty of Law

Centre for Energy and Power Electronics Research
(ePower)

Praveen Jain
x36829

2011

n/a

2016

Reports to Dean of Engineering and Applied Science

Centre for Health Services and Policy Research

Michael Green (Interim)
x36387

2001

2012

2017

Reports to Health Sciences

Centre for International and Defence Policy

Stéfanie von Hlatky
x36242

1975

2007

2012

Reports through Policy Studies to Graduate School

Centre for Studies in Primary Care

Richard Birtwhistle

549-4480

2000

2010

2015

Reports through Dept of Family Medicine

Centre for Studies on Democracy and Diversity

George Perlin x77220

1993

2005

2010

Reports through Policy Studies to the School of Graduate Studies

Fuel Cell Research Centre

Jon Pharoah 533-6579

2007

2012

2017

Reports to the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science

Industrial Relations Centre

Paul Juniper
x77087

1960

2007

2012

Reports through Policy Studies to the School of Graduate Studies

Institute for Intergovernmental Relations

John Allan x32080

1965

2001

2008

Reports through Policy Studies to the School of Graduate Studies

John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
(Arts & Science)

Charles Beach
x36555

1984

2008

2013

Reports to Arts and Science

Queen's Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy 

Warren Mabee x77092 

 2006

2011 

2016 

Reports through Policy Studies to the School of Graduate Studies 

Surveillance Studies Centre 

David Lyon

x74489

 2009

2012 

2017 

Reports to the Faculty of Arts & Science

The Monieson Centre

Scott Carson x33318

1999

2014

2019

Reports to School of Business

Research Groups, Units, Laboratories, Programs, etc.

Name

Coordinator
(dial 613-533-6000 before extension)

Established

Comments

Analytical Services Unit

Allison Rutter, x32642

1980

Reports through School of Environmental Studies

Applied Magnetics Group

David Atherton, x32701
and Lynann Clapham, x36444

1980

Reports through Department of Physics

Assessment and Evaluation Group

Liying Cheng, Education, x77431
Don Klinger, Education, x33028
Lyn Shulha, Education, x75016
Robert Wilson, x77286

2002

ARC

Better Beginnings Research Unit

Ray Peters, x74938

1990

Reports through Vice-Principal (Research)

Bioremediation (Research) Group

Daniel Lefebvre, Biology, x36141

2002

ARC

Biomedical Computing Group

Randy Ellis, x36536

2008

ARC

Centre for Obesity Research Education (CORE)

Robert Ross, x74694

2010

Reports to Dean of Arts and Science

Disraeli Project

Marta Straznicky, English, x74432

1972

Reports through English

Educational Theory and History of Education Group

Rosa Bruno-Jofre, Education, x77238

2007

ARC

Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Studies Groups

Mark Jones/Shannon Smith, English

2004

ARC

Ergonomics Research Group

Joan M. Stevenson, Physical Health & Education, x74687

1986

Reports through Phys. Ed.

Feminist Legal Studies Research Group

Kathleen Lahey, Law, x74277

Bita Amani, Law, x74252

2007

Reports through ARC

Forum for Philosophy and Public Policy

Will Kymlika, Philosophy, x77043

1998

Reports through ARC

Fudan-Queen's Network for Environment and Sustainability Research

John Meligrana, SURP, x77145

2009

Reports through ARC

Gastrointestinal Diseases Research Unit

Stephen Vanner, x544-3400

1982

Reports through Health Sciences

genera Research Group (gRG)

Myra Hird, x32174

2009

ARC

Gender Studies Research Group (GSRC)

Jane Tolmie, x79070

2009

ARC

Geographic Information Systems Laboratory

John Bond, Geography, x78137

1990

Reports through Geography

Health Care Delivery Network

Ken Beckett, KGH, 549-6666 x3716

 

Reports through Health Sciences

Human Media Laboratory

Roel Vertegaal, x33070

2001

Reports through Head of School of Computing

Infection, Immunity and Inflammation (III) Research Group

Sam Basta x36648
Bruce Banfield x32459

2010

ARC

Information Processing and Communications Laboratory

Steven Blostein, x36561

1992

Reports through Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Macromolecular Process and Product Development Group

Robin Hutchinson, x33097

2008

ARC

Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics Services Unit

Robert Lemieux, x32649

2009

ARC

Mathematical Biology Research Group

William Nelson, x36130

2008

ARC

Mathematics, Science and Technology Education Group

Jamie Pyper, x77748

1990

Reports through Faculty of Education

Medieval Seminar

Ruth Wehlau, English, x74405

1998

ARC

National Executive Forum on Public Property, founded at Queen's University

David Gordon, School of Urban and Regional Planning, x77063

1998

ARC

Northern Studies Group

Scott Lamoureux, Geography, x36033

1978

Reports through Biology

Paleoecological Environmental Assessment and Research Laboratory (PEARL)

John Smol, Biology, x77337
Brian Cumming, Biology, x36153

1984

Reports through Biology

Parallel Computation Group / Parallel Computation Laboratory

Selim G. Akl, x36062

1980

Reports through School of Computing

Practice & Research in Nursing Group

Jennifer Medves, Nursing, x74740

2003

ARC

Probability and Statistics Group

Terry Smith, x32419

1970

Reports through Mathematics and Statistics

Queen's - RMC Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Group (AMMG)

Brian Surgenor, x32568

 

Reports to Dean of Engineering and Applied Science

Queen's Facility for Isotope Research (QFIR)

Dr. T. Kurtis Kyser, 74386

1997

 

Queen's University Numerically Intensive Computing Group (QNIC)

Doug Mewhort, Psychology x32883

1997

ARC

Queen's University Research Group for Studies on the Reproductive and Development Origins of Health, Disability and Disease

Anne Croy, x32859

2010

ARC

Queen's University Research Group in Linguistics

Mireille Tremblay, French Studies, x32095

1998

ARC

Social Program Evaluation Group (SPEG)

John Freeman, x36255

1980

Reports through Faculty of Education

Strathy Language Unit

Jan McAlpine, x74241

1981

Reports to English Department through the Strathy Chair - Les Monkman

Studies in National and International Development (SNID)

Victoria Henderson, x75936

1983

Reports to Arts and Science

Sustainable Development Research Group

Allison Goebel

2002

ARC

Teaching of History Research Group

Paul Banfield, Archives, x74460

2003

ARC

Resource and Service Centres

Name

Coordinator/Director
(dial 613-533-6000
before extension) 

Established

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

Jan Allen, x32190

1957

Ban Righ Centre

Carole Morrison, x74931

1974

Centre for Teaching and Learning

Denise Stockley, x36428

1992

le Centre francophone

Catherine Dhavernas, x32083

1981

Clinical Learning Centre

Brooke Gurney, x32380

1972

Donald Gordon Centre

Alex Zikakis, x32221

1974

Executive Decision Centre

Erik Lockhart, x32330

1991

Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre

Janice Hill, x77997

1996

Integrated Learning Centre

David Lay x36772

2002

International Centre (QUIC)

Wayne Myles, x32604

1966

John Deutsch University Centre

x32794

1976

School of English

Elaine Armstrong, x32472

1942

Writing Centre

Susan Korba, x77630

1986

Groups, Centres and Institutes (designated as such by external organizations)

  • Queen's University researcher and scholars participate in a number of externally designated Groups, Centres and Institutes, including:

Centres of Excellence (Provincial) Networks of Centres of Excellence (Federal)
  • Centre for Energy (CE)
  • Centre of Excellence for Commercialization of Research (COR)
  • Centre for Research in Earth and Environment Technologies (CREETech) (CRESTech)
  • Communications and Information Technology (CITO)
  • Materials and Manufacturing Ontario (MMO)
  • Photonics Research Ontario (PRO)

Provisionally Approved Centres

Name

Director/
Coordinator
(dial 613-533-6000
before extension)

Provisionally Approved
by Principal

Comments

Water Research Centre 

Kent Novakowski

 November 27, 2012

Reports to the VP (Research) 

  • Other Units: 

CIHR Group in Sensory-Motor Physiology

Closed Centres, Institutes and Other Entities

Name

Established

Last
Reviewed

Comments

Biomedical Engineering Unit

1964

n/a

Closed in 1998

Canadian Research Consortia on South Africa

unknown

n/a

Moved from McGill to Queen's
Discontinued 2001

Canvin Research Laboratories

1998

n/a

Discontinued 2005

Centre for Advanced Gas Combustion Technology

1992

2000

Closed in 2004

Centre for Automotive Materials and Manufacturing (CAMM)

1999

n/a

Closed in 2006

Centre for Canada-Asia Business

1992

1992

Closed in 2000

Centre for Manufacturing of Advanced Ceramics and Nanomaterials

2006

n/a

Closed September 2008

Centre for Resource Studies

1973

1993

Closed September 1998

Centre for Water and the Environment

2004

n/a

Closed in 2009

Education, Work, and Learning Research Group

2001

n/a

Closed 2006

Environmental Policy Unit

1994

n/a

Discontinued 2001

Interdisciplinary Legal Studies Group

1985

n/a

Discontinued 2001

Institute for Faith and Ethics

unknown

n/a

Activities suspended indefinitely, July 2004

Network for Research on Crime and Justice

1999

n/a

Discontinued 2005

Sustainable Bioeconomy Centre

2008

n/a

Closed 2012

Queen's Financial Economics Group

2002

n/a

Closed 2006

Queen's Biological Communication Centre

2003

n/a

Closed 2012

Queen's University Conservation Genetics Group

2001

n/a

Closed May 2012

Research Group on Nationalism, Ethnicity and Multicultural Citizenship

2003

n/a

Closed November 2010

Research in Information Security, Kingston (RISK)

2006

n/a

Closed 2011

Research Unit on Religion and Society

1996

n/a

Closed in 1999

Statlab

1972

n/a

Suspended 1998

Toxicology Research Group

1982

n/a

Discontinued 2001

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