Office of the Vice-Principal (Research)

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Canada’s universities take on new Dimensions

Research News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 10:34
Queen’s commits to the federal government’s Dimensions EDI program, championing equity, diversity, and inclusion across the research ecosystem.

Funding for new discoveries

Research News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 14:49
Queen’s University researchers earn over $20 million in funding from the NSERC Discovery Grants program.

Rwanda and Sri Lanka: A tale of two genocides

Research News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 12:54
The Conversation: This spring marks the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide and the 10th year since the Tamil genocide in Sri Lanka.

U.S. college admissions scandal means more skepticism of genuine invisible disabilities

Research News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 09:47
The Conversation: Abuses of disability diagnoses cheat students with disabilities who are now more likely to face skepticism about their diagnoses.

Supporting the future of research

Research News - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 08:51
Federal Minister Kirsty Duncan visits Queen’s to make major national funding announcement in support of graduate and post-doctoral research

National research funding announcement on May 16

Research News - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 13:35
Livestream of funding announcement available on

Funding new scientific frontiers

Research News - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 09:31
New Frontiers in Research Fund fuels Queen’s research in topics ranging from Lyme disease to climate change.

Queen’s researcher in precision medicine receives international honour

Research News - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 11:41
School of Computing's Parvin Mousavi receives the IEEE Canada C.C. Gotlieb Computer Award for her contributions to machine learning.

A day of learning and exploring with Queen’s Research

Research News - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 11:26
Record-setting crowd learns about groundbreaking STEAM research happening at Queen’s and in the Kingston community through Science Rendezvous Kingston 2019.

Creating the perfect research partnership

Research News - Mon, 05/13/2019 - 11:24
Funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada is bolstering research partnerships at Queen’s University.

Queen’s names first Distinguished University Professors

Research News - Mon, 05/13/2019 - 09:17
Recipients recognized for international research and teaching excellence.

A Hall of Fame career

Research News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 13:22
Jackie Duffin inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame for her enduring contributions to medical research and education.

Queen’s economist wins second Donner Prize

Research News - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 09:36
Award for book on Indigenous rights makes Thomas J. Courchene the first two-time recipient of top Canadian public policy writing honour.

Community readies for Science Rendezvous

Research News - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 09:32
Astronaut Drew Feustel (PhD’95, DSc'16) returns to Kingston to take part in the annual science and technology event.

The interdisciplinary green team

Research News - Mon, 05/06/2019 - 10:02
Four leading researchers from Queen’s University have been awarded the NSERC Brockhouse Canada Prize for their work in building a sustainable future.

Dealing with the absurdity of human existence in the face of converging catastrophes

Research News - Fri, 05/03/2019 - 10:57
Understanding the evolutionary roots of what draws us to delusions of legacy and distractions of leisure will help us address the environmental challenges of the 21st century.

Forget smart cities (for a minute), we need to talk about smart farms

Research News - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 11:33
Many of us still have a romantic view of farmers surveying rolling hills but our food in Canada increasingly comes from industrial farms aided by agricultural technology.

Major funding boost for two Queen’s-affiliated research institutions

Research News - Mon, 04/29/2019 - 10:29
SNOLAB and Canada’s National Design Network see funding increase of more than $12 million, through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s Major Science Initiatives fund.

Facing the AI perfect storm

Research News - Thu, 04/25/2019 - 14:40
Artificial intelligence creates problems, but it’s packed with promise. AI prompts reinvention, reinvention takes time, and reinvention success is uncertain. It’s a gut-check moment for strategists and leaders alike.

Indigenous-led clean-energy projects could power reconciliation

Research News - Thu, 04/25/2019 - 09:29
The Conversation: A new federal program aims to reduce diesel-dependency in remote Indigenous communities. But are these communities able to do this on their own terms?