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Welcome to Research at Queen's University

  • 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.

  • Dr. Parvin Mousavi and Layan Nahlawi on the cover of the special digital issue of (e)AFFECT.

    The special digital issue of (e)AFFECT has been released by the OVPR. Check out the dynamic and engaging research happening at Queen's!

  • Child and parent learn about healthy heart research at the Queen's Heart & Stroke Booth at Science Rendezvous.

    On May 7, 2016, the OVPR and the Office of Advancement teamed up for Science Rendezvous at the Rogers K-Rock Centre to highlight the research relationship between Queen’s and the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

  • Steven Liss presents for the New England-Canada Business Council in Boston on May 19.

    Steven Liss presents for the New England-Canada Business Council in Boston, MA on May 19 about the importance of Canada-U.S. collaborations.

  • Dr. Art Cockfield (Law) presents during the 2016 PechaKucha Research Showcase.

    Dr. Art Cockfield (Law) speaks during the OVPR's second PechaKucha Research Showcase, which presented the research of ten Queen's professors working on projects in the social sciences, arts and humanities.

  • Dr. Anne Croy (DBMS) presents at the Prizes for Excellence in Research Public Lectures.

    The annual Prizes for Excellence in Research Public Lectures on April 11 featured engaging presentations from Dr. Anne Croy (DBMS - pictured above), Dr. Mark Diederichs (Geological Sciences & Geological Engineering), Dr. Jacalyn Duffin (History of Medicine), and Dr. Guojun Liu (Chemistry).

  • Dr. Wendy Craig and Dr. Debra Pepler (York) speak at the PREVNet renewal funding announcement.

    The Networks of Centres of Excellence Knowledge Mobilization initiative granted $1.2M in renewal funding to PREVNet on April 29. Scientific co-directors Dr. Wendy Craig and Dr. Debra Pepler spoke of PREVNet's mission to promote safe and healthy relationships for all Canadian children.

  • Dr. Gregory Jerkiewicz and Minister of Science Dr. Kirsty Duncan tour the Ni Electro Can laboratory.

    Queen's welcomed Minister of Science Dr. Kirsty Duncan to announce the NSERC Discovery Frontiers award of $4M to Dr. Gregory Jerkiewicz and his Ni Electro Can research team for their work on developing nickel-based materials.

  • Winning entries of the 2015 Art of Research photo contest.

    Our inaugural 2015 research photo contest, Art of Research, was a great success! We received over 50 high-quality entries spanning the disciplines from students, faculty and staff. Prizes were awarded in the following amounts: First Prize – $300, Second Prize – $200, Third Prize – $100, Honourable Mention – $50. All winning and shortlisted images are featured in Issue 8 of (e)AFFECT.

  • Defining research moments of 2015 poster

    2015 was a monumental year for research at Queen’s. Check out our Top Ten Countdown of 2015 defining research moments that will continue to shape the research enterprise. 

  • Peer Research Consultants program at Queen's in the social sciences, arts and humanities

    With the goal of advancing the social sciences, arts and humanities at Queen’s University, the Office of the Vice-Principal (Research) and University Research Services are pleased to announce the establishment of a Queen’s Peer Research Consultants program. More information about the Peer Research Consultants

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