Office of the Vice-Principal (Research)

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Welcome to Research at Queen's University

  • Science Exposed Photo Contest

    Submit an image to the Science Exposed contest! Please read the guidelines carefully and submit before January 31.

  • 2016 Art of Research Photo Contest collage

    The 2016 Art of Research Photo Contest winners have officially been announced! See the winning and shortlisted images on the Art of Research webpage.

  • Dr. Cynthia Fekken introduces panelists at 2016 Faculty Writing Retreat

    Dr. Cynthia Fekken, Associate Vice-Principal Research, introduces panelists Qingling Duan, Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant, Warren Mabee, and Sam McKegney at the OVPR's second Faculty Writing Retreat at the Donald Gordon Centre. (Photo by Andrew Carroll)

  • Attendees of RSC AGM Gala dinner on November 19

    The Royal Society of Canada held their Annual General Meeting in Kingston this year! Many Queen's faculty attended the weekend's various events, including both new and veteran Fellows and College Members. Pictured above at the Gala (clockwise from top left): Joan Schwartz, Karen Anthony, Steven Liss, Christine Sypnowich, Hala Fam, Amir Fam, Faye Kert, and David Bakhurst. (Photo by Garrett Elliott)

  • Dr. Michael Rainbow

    QROF Featured Researcher: Dr. Michael Rainbow is collaborating with researchers in Australia, France, and the US with support from the 2015 round of the QROF International Fund.

  • GM Canada President Steve Carlisle speaks at Principal's Forum on November 11

    GM Canada President and Managing Director Steve Carlisle visited Queen's on November 11 as part of the Principal's Forum Distinguished Lecture series. His lecture focused on the growing opportunities for innovation in the Canadian automotive industry. (Photo by Bernard Clark)

  • Clockwise from top left: Drs. Craig Walker, Troy Day, Joan Schwartz, Christian Leuprecht, David Murakami Wood, Stephanie Belanger, David Bakhurst, and Amir Fam.

    Congratulations to the five new Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada and the five new Members of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists! (Photo by Bernard Clark, missing Profs. Daniel David Moses and Parvin Mousavi)

  • Dr. David Sinclair, Dr. Pierre Charest, Dr. Christine Kraus, Dr. Steven Liss, MP Mark Gerretsen, Dr. Daniel Woolf, Ms. Liz Fletcher, and Dr. Tony Noble at CFREF announcement.

    MP Mark Gerretsen visited Queen's on September 6 to announce their successful application to the Canada First Excellence Research Fund to create the Canadian Particle Astrophysics Research Centre (CPARC). Also pictured are special guests Dr. David Sinclair (Carleton University), Dr. Pierre Charest (NSERC), Dr. Christine Kraus (Laurentian University), Dr. Steven Liss, Dr. Daniel Woolf, Ms. Liz Fletcher, and Dr. Tony Noble.

  • MPP Sophie Kiwala announces over $2.8 million in research funding for 15 Queen's researchers.

    On August 23, 2016, MPP Sophie Kiwala announced the award of over $2.8 million in research funding from the Ontario government for 15 Queen's researchers.

  • Dr. Yolande Chan, MP Terry Duguid, Dr. Parvin Mousavi, and Layan Nahlawi at the Research Matters Pop-Up Research Park.

    Dr. Parvin Mousavi and PhD candidate Layan Nahlawi present their research on effective imaging methods for diagnosing prostate cancer to MP Terry Duguid and Dr. Yolande Chan at the Research Matters Pop-Up Research Park on May 18 at Parliament Hill.

Research represents one of the most dynamic elements of the university enterprise at Queen's. The role of the Vice-Principal (Research) reflects the responsibilities associated with coordinating and promoting research, and advancing the research activities that contribute to new discoveries and creative works, scientific and technical breakthroughs, advances in the social sciences and humanities, innovation, institutional reputation, and importantly to the education and training of both undergraduate and graduate students.

Whether you are a seasoned researcher, new to Queen's, a potential partner, or just visiting, please explore our website to find the information you need regarding research programs and opportunities for funding and partnerships. If our office can be of assistance, or should you wish to provide feedback, please email research@queensu.ca.