Office of the Vice-Principal (Research)

Office of the Vice-Principal (Research)
Office of the Vice-Principal (Research)

Welcome to Research at Queen's University

  • Prizes for Excellence in Research

    Nominations are now being accepted for the Queen’s University Prizes for Excellence in Research. Due date for nominations is January 31, 2019,

  • Art of Research Competition

    The fourth Art of Research photo contest launched on January 14 and is accepting submissions until March 1, 2019. Submission form is available online. The competition is aimed at providing a creative and accessible method of sharing and celebrating the ground-breaking research being done by current and past Queen’s community members..(Featured photo: Exploring Worlds at Home, by James Xie)

  • The Conversation Workshops

    On February 14, University Relations and Scott White, Editor-in-Chief of The Conversation Canada, will be hosting workshops for faculty and students to learn how to leverage this platform and develop and test potential article pitches Two sessions (10-11:30 am; 2-3:30 pm) will be held. Register today! Please contact Kayla Dettinger, Research Promotion Coordinator, for workshop details.

  • Heather Stuart, RSC Fellow 2018

    Congratulations to Dr. Heather Stuart (Bell Canada Mental Health & Anti-Stigma Research Chair; Departments of Public Health, Psychiatry and School of Rehabilitation Therapy) on being inducted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (December 2018) in Halifax, NS.

  • Stephen Archer, RSC Fellow 2018

    Congratulations to Dr. Stephen Archer (Departments of Medicine and Biomedical & Molecular Sciences) on being inducted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (December 2018) in Halifax, NS. 

  • Rena Upitis, RSC Fellow 2018

    Congratulations to Dr. Rena Upitis (Faculty of Education) on being inducted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (December 2018) in Halifax, NS. 

  • Science Rendezvous Kingston 2017 sculpture

    Science Rendezvous Kingston! returns on May 11, 2019 at the Leon's Centre. Follow Kingston’s Science Rendezvous on Twitter, FaceBook and Instagram for the latest updates. (Featured Photo: geometric sculpture inspired by SNOLab and Nobel Laureate Art McDonald. Photo by Garrett Elliott).

  • Faculty Writing Retreat

    The 5th Faculty Writing Retreat took place on December 11, 2018. In addition to writing, participants were able to have individual consultations with Research Project Advisors from URS, as well as attend a Writing Habits Workshop offered by Adrian Kelly (Research Projects Advisor, URS): Around the Blocks: Techniques and Tools to Beat Back Fear, Stop Procrastination, and Become a Daily Writer. (Photo: Andrew Carroll)

  • Dr. Carlos Escobedo named one of 2018's Ten Most Influential Hispanic Canadians

    Congratulations to Dr. Carlos Escobedo (Department of Chemical Engineering) for being named one of TD's 10 Most Influential Hispanic Canadians. The distinction was announced on November 1, 2018 by the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism in Vancouver, BC.

  • In Conversation with the Prizes for Excellence in Research 2018

    From the April 3 Prizes for Excellence in Research panel discussion, moderated by Scott White of The Conversation Canada (middle) and featuring (l-r) Cathy Crudden, Sam McKegney, Liying Cheng, Pascale Champagne, and Denis O'Donnell (Photo: Garrett Elliott). More photos... 

  • Resources for Research at Queen's

    R4R@Q is here to acquaint Queen's researchers with the resources and people who are here to help. Sessions run once per month from January to May in Stauffer 121 from 12:30-1:30 pm. For questions, please contact Karen Samis. Please register via the individual session page (seating is limited). Next session is on February 13: Let Me Tell You What I Want: Laying the Groundwork for a Successful Research Agreement

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.

See more videos of our 2018 RSC Fellows.