Vice-Principal Research

Pushing the boundaries of knowledge

This photo shows diamond-shaped protein crystals from a protein that is key to the pathogenicity of Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria. Crystal structures of such proteins inform the design of much-needed new antibiotic drugs.
Photo by: Nolan Neville
Photo courtesy of The Art of Research

Queen's Research Portfolio

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Partnerships and Innovation

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Advanced Computing

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Safeguarding Your Research

The ever-changing geopolitical environment calls for extra precautions to protect the security of your research, and intellectual property.

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Researcher Resources

  • Resources for Research at Queen’s (R4R@Q)
  • Integrating EDII in Research
  • Research Contracts
  • Indigenous Research
  • Login access for TRAQ and Topaz

Projects in development to improve Research at Queen's

  • Research Discovery Network
  • TRAQ 2.0
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Research Prominence

Aerial View of Queen's University and Lake Ontario

Jan 31, 2023

Data that helps define Kingston

Researchers create a unique, regional, and accessible website that highlights key community information for residents in the Greater Kingston Area.

[Bell Let's Talk Chair Heather Stuart]

Jan 24, 2023

Talking mental health with Queen’s Bell Canada Chair

Heather Stuart reflects on how the conversation around mental health has changed since the start of Bell Let’s Talk Day and previews where her research is going next. 

A person rides a bike on the road.

Jan 23, 2023

Towards a healthier future for Canadian cities

Multi-institutional project receives $3M in federal funding to develop framework and resources for active transportation in cities across Canada.

Upcoming Events




Multi-Day Event

Love Data Week

Join the Vice-Principal Research portfolio in celebrating Love Data Week from February 13 - 17, 2023.

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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

RDM Information Series 2: Session 2 - Developing a Data Management Plan

Get the tools and knowledge you will need to create and maintain a data management plan

Register for RDM Brown Bag session 2




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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hybrid (Session offered in-person and virtually)

R4R@Q - The Value of Academic Awards

Discover the value of the award nomination process

Register for this Awards session




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10:00 am - 11:30 am
Virtual session

R4R@Q Session - Accessibility in Research: From Design to Dissemination

An overview of the Accessibility in Research: From Design to Dissemination toolkit

Register for this R4R@Q session




12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual - Microsoft Teams

RDM Information Series 2: Session 3 - Depositing Your Research Data in a Repository

Learn about the benefits and considerations around depositing your research data into a repository

Register for RDM Brown Bag session 3




Decorative image showing a child with a cardboard jetpack chasing a butterfly. The image also includes a DNA strand and fossils and the Science Rendezvous Kingston logo.

Science Rendezvous Kingston

Science Rendezvous Kingston will take over the Leon’s Centre and The Tragically Hip Way turning them into the largest pop-up science Discovery Centre in Canada!

Discover this years event