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Celebrating a ’strong research culture’

  • Ben Kutsyuruba shows a comic that is included in "The Bliss and Blisters of Early Career Teaching: A Pan-Canadian Perspective".
    Ben Kutsyuruba shows a comic that is included in "The Bliss and Blisters of Early Career Teaching: A Pan-Canadian Perspective," a book he co-edited in 2017.
  • People attend the Celebration of Scholarly Activity
    Jim Banting, Assistant Vice-Principal, Office of Partnerships and Innovation, explains the office’s role in supporting research enterprise at Queen’s and partner institutions.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofre speaks at the Celebration of Scholarly Activity
    Rosa Bruno-Jofre talks about her successful experiences in the grants process as well as authoring two books that were published in 2017.
  • Tom Russell shows his ISATT Award
    Tom Russell speaks about the importance of participating in conferences as well as building relationships with colleagues from around the world.

The Faculty of Education recognized the achievements of faculty members over the past year on Thursday, Feb. 22 as it hosted its Celebration of Scholarly Activity

At the second annual event, hosted by Ted Christou, Interim Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and Research, four faculty members were recognized for their work and shared their experiences, including research, navigating the grants process, publishing, and networking with their colleagues.

“Our Faculty of Education has a strong research culture. Our faculty members are involved in diverse projects involving educational stakeholders at local, national, and international levels,” Dr. Christou says. “Celebrating research excellence allows us to pause and highlight the meaningful work that we engage in regularly.” 

Those recognized were:

Rosa Bruno-Jofre: Authored two books – Catholic Education in the Wake of Vatican II with a SSHRC Connection Grant and Vatican II and Beyond: The Changing Mission and Identity of Canadian Women Religious; received a SSHRC Connection Grant to organize a symposium on educationalization of social and moral problems at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago in August 2017; and received an award as one of TD Bank's 10 most influential Hispanic Canadians.

Chris DeLuca: Received the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Outstanding Paper Award in Classroom Assessment for a paper entitled “Changing approaches to classroom assessment: An empirical study across teacher career stages”; received a SSHRC Partnership Development Grant for a project titled “Preparing Teachers for the Age of Accountability: An International Partnership for Enhancing Teacher Education in Assessment”; and received a SSHRC Insight Development Grant for a project titled “Building Creative Capacity through Assessment for Learning in the Arts”.

Ben Kutsyuruba: Co-editor of the book The Bliss and Blisters of Early Career Teaching: A Pan-Canadian Perspective.

Tom Russell: Received the ISATT Award from the International Study Association on Teachers and Teaching for “significant and exemplary contributions through research, teaching, and professional service in the international field of teaching and teacher education, and continued an international collaboration speaking to universities and organizations in Chile.

At the event, guest speaker Jim Banting, Assistant Vice-Principal, Office of Partnerships and Innovation, highlighted the office’s role in supporting research enterprise at Queen’s and partner institutions, such as providing incubator space for startups, entrepreneurship programming, developing and promoting research partnerships with industry, governments, and not-for-profits including other academic institutions, as well as intellectual property and commercial expertise.