Dr. John McGarry (Political Studies) has won one of five Killam Prizes for his research on power-sharing and conflict resolution. The $100,000 prize is one of Canada's most distinguished awards for outstanding career achievements in health sciences, engineering, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences. Dr. McGarry won the prize in the social sciences.
A new Strategic Research Plan (SRP) is in place to guide and support research excellence, strengthen Queen’s position as a top research-intensive institution, and advance the university’s research reputation internationally.
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 conducting 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, I encourage you to explore our website. We hope you will find the information you need to learn more about our research programs, and the opportunities for funding and partnerships. If we can be of assistance, or should you wish to provide feedback, we would be delighted to hear from you (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Steven N. Liss, PhD