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Welcome to Research at Queen's University

  • Quiet Writing Time in Stauffer Library

    We are pleased to offer half-day time blocks for quiet writing on selected mornings to Queen's faculty and post-docs in Stauffer Library.  Register now!

  • Big Data 175 event: public lecture on October 4 by Paul Zikopoulos entitled "What is Big Data and Why does it Matter?"

    Come to the Goodes Hall Commons on October 4 from 6:30-8:00pm for the first event in the Surveillance Studies Centre's Big Data 175 series! Paul Zikopoulos, VP of Big Data Analytics and Competitive at IBM, will be giving a public lecture entitled "What is Big Data and Why does it Matter?"

  • 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.

  • Craig Walker, Joan Schwartz, Troy Day, David Bakhurst, and Daniel David Moses (not pictured) were recently elected as Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada.

    Five Queen's professors were elected as Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada this year! The new Fellows are (L to R): Craig Walker, Joan Schwartz, Troy Day, David Bakhurst, and Daniel David Moses (not pictured).

  • David Murakami Wood, Stephanie Belanger, Amir Fam, Christian Leuprecht, and Parvin Mousavi (not pictured) were elected to the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

    Queen's faculty members David Murakami Wood, Stéphanie Bélanger, Amir Fam, Christian Leuprecht, and Parvin Mousavi (not pictured) were elected to the RSC's College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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.