Community for Impact


Learning for Impact


Research for Impact


Research Impact

Research Impact
Research Impact

Funding to enable innovative research

September 23, 2022

Queen’s researchers will receive close to $700,000 in funding as part of a $64 million announcement to support research infrastructure.

The 2023 Major Science Initiative Fund Competition awarded to The Canadian Cancer Trials Group

August 31, 2022

The continuing investment from CFI will ensure CCTG continues to conduct research of the exceptional caliber and competitive with the best in the world.

Launch of Research Discovery Network

June 24, 2022

The Vice-Principal Research Portfolio spearheads a new initiative to support the Queen’s research community and enable interdisciplinary collaborations.

Queen’s Prizes for Excellence in Research announced

June 23, 2022

Three early-career researchers are recognized for advancing research and discovery in their respective fields.

Partnership for health innovation

June 10, 2022

An evolution of the Human Mobility Research Centre, the Centre for Health Innovation connects researchers from across disciplines to tackle the most pressing human health challenges.

Personalizing cancer treatment

May 26, 2022

Queen’s has partnered with leading companies and clinical networks on the CanDETECT Supercluster project to advance innovation in cancer detection and treatment.

Research that reaches for the stars

May 19, 2022

Multidisciplinary Queen’s research projects explore impact of space travel on health, including bone loss and aging.

Provincial funding supports early career researchers

May 9, 2022

Four Queen’s researchers received $100,000 each to structure programs that will investigate topics in machine learning, agriculture, astroparticle physics, and natural products.

Funding to advance bold, innovative research programs

April 5, 2022

Queen’s receives $3 million from the New Frontiers in Research Fund programs for projects pushing the frontiers of knowledge and pioneering solutions to overcome challenges brought on by the pandemic.

Continuing collaboration for cancer research

April 7, 2022

$30 million in funding from the Canadian Cancer Society ensures that the research conducted by the Canadian Cancer Trials Group continues to have meaningful impact on the lives of people with cancer.

Six Canada Research Chairs announced for Queen’s

12 January 2022

Researchers will continue to contribute to new discoveries across multiple disciplines, enhancing the culture of research excellence at Queen’s.

Early career chemist earns Ontario’s Polanyi Prize

18 January 2022

Dr. Farnaz Heidar-Zadeh is advancing innovative computational molecular design techniques.

Health Sciences researchers earn $1.7M in CIHR funding

22 Feb 2022

Queen’s Health Sciences’ (QHS) researchers received funding to advance programs addressing relevant public health challenges.

Indigenous Community Research Partnerships

Training resources for researchers who are new to research in partnership with Indigenous communities.

Student Learning

Student Learning
Student Learning

Connecting students with EDII events and resources

September 23, 2022

Faculty of Education begins new partnership with Kenjgewin Teg

August 31, 2022

The Faculty and Kenjgewin Teg staff wish to establish collaborative relations to support program development, recruitment and students in relation to the Queen’s University Master of Education in World Indigenous Studies in Education (WISE) program.

Queen’s works to increase internship access for underrepresented students

August 31, 2022
A campus-wide collaboration has developed a selection of innovative learning tools aimed at encouraging internships for underrepresented students across Ontario.

Building a portfolio of inclusivity and community at Queen’s

July 8, 2022

Yellow House offers programming throughout the year for equity-deserving students to help de-stress, connect and find community.

Supporting the first-year transition to Queen’s

July 8, 2022

The Student Experience Office is welcoming new undergraduate students to the Queen’s community through First-Year Foundation, a year-long program that has launched this summer.

First student graduates with Indigenous Studies Major

June 22, 2021

Megan Rook is the first successful graduate from the Indigenous Studies Major program and will receive her degree on June 20, 2022.

Health Sciences student creates new space for Indigenous Learners

June 16, 2022

Health Sciences student envisions space for Indigenous students to connect and share experiences.

Queen’s medical students unite to review and improve queer health curriculum

June 1, 2022

The goal of the project is to provide recommendations based on evidence and lived experiences of 2SLGBTQIA+ students that will meaningfully improve the curriculum.

Faculty Student Collaborations at the Faculty of English

May 19, 2022

Series #1 is entitled "The Lecture Edition" and features collaborative work done by PhD Candidate Rachel M. Friars and faculty member Dr. Asha Varadharajan

Smith launches new scholarships for Black and Indigenous students

May 12, 2022

Two new scholarships at Smith are helping to make business education more accessible to students from two equity-deserving groups.

(Un)Hacking Downstream Consequences

May 4, 2022

The (Un)Hacking Downstream Consequences event drew together 33 undergraduate students from 20 different majors across six different degree programs to solve real-world problems and develop future-ready skills.

Indigenous and Black Engineering and Technology PhD project launches information hub. 

April 7, 2022

Indigenous and Black Engineering and Technology (IBET) PhD Project has doubled in size from its initial six university partners. 

Incorporating UN SDGs, youth outreach team workshops a “smart farm”

March 31, 2022

Connections team worked with six sections of primary and junior level pre-service teacher candidates led by Chris Carleton in the Faculty of Education as they reviewed the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

Experiential learning summer program

16 March 2022

Students can participate in a new program focused on the UN SDGs

Mitacs Partnership

Opportunities to develop projects which solve organizational challenges, and develop the nation’s innovation capacity.

Experiential Learning Hub

Building more opportunities for students to connect with community partners, develop professional skills, and solidify classroom learning.

Research & Teaching Integration

Child interacting with teacher
Research & Teaching Integration

Celebrating academic innovation

June 28, 2022

The recipients of the 2022 Principal’s Teaching and Learning Awards have been announced, recognizing excellence demonstrated by educators at Queen’s.

Dr. Mala Joneja receives Royal College award for major contributions to medical education

May 27, 2022

Dr. Mala Joneja is the recipient of the 2022 Royal College AMS Donald Richards Wilson Award for CanMEDS Integration.

New exhibition at W.D. Jordan Rare Books co-curated by HIST 212 student Ella Heiss

May 19, 2022

Co-curated by Brendan Edwards (Curator of Rare Books and Special Collections at Queen's University Library) and Ella Heiss (undergraduate student in HIST212 (Experiential Learning in Historical Perspectives), this exhibition examines the relationship between texts and textiles through a feminist lens. 


Graduate Inclusivity Fellows

7 January 2022

Eight members of the Queen’s graduate community are working together to foster a culture of belonging for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows

Faculty of Arts and Science Pre-doctoral Fellowships

First of its kind in Canada designed to support the intellectual and scholarly development of senior doctoral candidates.

Global Engagement

Global Engagement
Global Engagement

Local partnerships support education abroad

July 8, 2022

Queen’s University, St. Lawrence College, and the City of Kingston recently co-hosted an event at the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning to showcase and raise awareness on enhancing learning in Nigeria.

Queen's Global Summer Inauguration

June 24, 2022

The Queen’s Global Summer is a panoply of academic courses, events, and activities woven around the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Art Conservation at Herstmonceux Castle

May 27, 2022

Art Conservation students Melissa Allen, Caroline Longo, and Antonia Mappin-Kasirer traveled to the Bader International Study Centre at Herstmonceux Castle, UK, to document, inventory, and assess artifacts.

Moving toward a new strategy for global engagement

May 16, 2022

International Association of Universities representatives visit campus as part of collaborative process to develop Queen’s next global engagement strategy.

Developing Globally Engaged Curriculum

May 18, 2022

In this workshop, participants will work together to envision what a globally engaged curriculum may look like in one’s own disciplinary field or academic context.

App levels playing field for cervical cancer screening

May 1, 2022

A virtual platform created by Queen’s researcher Karen Yeates allows for remote, in-home diagnosis for women around the world.

Queen’s Engineering partnership aims to improve the occupational health of cotton textile crafters

April 29, 2022

A Queen’s Engineering partnership with a university in Burkina Faso promises to greatly impact the lives and health of those working in that country’s largest industry.

Karta Scholars

30 November 2021

The international Karta Initiative provides access to university for promising students from rural India.

International Partnerships

International Programs Office supports students with international internship opportunities.

Queen's in the Community

Queen's in the Community
Queen's in the Community

Stonecroft Foundation for the Arts Renews Commitment to Agnes Residency Program

June 24, 2022

The residency program deepens access with artists for students, and the Queen’s and Kingston communities, sparking enduring relationships and networks.

Youth outreach team builds diversity in STEM

May 5, 2022

Engineering Connections team is introducing some new programming in the spring and summer of 2022, bringing more innovation to its services while expanding its area of operations.

Student-led initiative contributes to sustainability and local charities

April 28, 2022

Arts and Science Undergraduate Society event reduces waste by allowing students to drop off, pick up, and donate items as the end of the academic year approaches.

Promise Scholars

Comprehensive initiative designed to reduce financial barriers and increase access to Queen’s for local, first-generation students.

Sistema Kingston

Intensive after-school music program that focuses on positive social change through the pursuit of musical excellence.

Science Rendezvous

7 May 2022

Celebrate science and honour amazing Kingston-area researchers and scientists.

Organizational Culture

Organizational Culture
Organizational Culture

Community garden pilot to grow employee health and wellness

August 2, 2022

Employee Wellness Services, in partnership with Facilities and Sustainable Queen’s, is launching a new pilot initiative aimed at improving employee health and wellness while contributing to a more sustainable and vibrant campus community.

Human Rights and Equity Office Learning Challenge 2022 extended

July 7, 2022

The Human Rights and Equity Office Learning Challenge 2022 has been extended until the end of 2022. Students, staff, and faculty can participate in the challenge, which is focused on courses covering equity, inclusion, sexual and gender diversity, human rights, accessibility, and sexual violence.

Ice Cream and Strawberry Social

24 June 2022

Principal Patrick Deane invites all Queen's employees to an Ice Cream and Strawberry Social on Monday, June 27 in recognition of the fantastic response to the Employee Experiences survey. 

Educators and staff honoured as campus Champions for Mental Health

May 12, 2022

The Champions for Mental Health project supports the Queen's Campus Wellbeing Framework. The framework's goal is to encourage and support an inclusive culture of well-being that inspires and enables all who live, learn, and work at Queen's to thrive.

Recognizing special staff

Principal Patrick Deane hosted a special event at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts on April 14 to hand out the 2021 Special Recognition for Staff Awards.

Artist chosen to create mural for Athletics and Recreation Centre

The mural, to be located on the south wall of the ARC, symbolizes an opportunity to visibly illustrate the diversity of the Queen’s community and signal a future that is focused on celebration, healing, resilience, cultural diversity, and optimism.

Scarborough Charter

18 November 2021

The Scarborough Charter builds on work already in progress at Queen’s, such as the Declaration of Commitment to Address Systemic Racism.

University Council on Anti-Racism and Equity

UCARE promotes and supports efforts by the university that foster a diverse and inclusive campus community.