Office of the Vice-Principal (Research)

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Announcements & Upcoming Events

BD175: Denise Anthony, “Big Data, Cyber Security and Healthcare”

The BD175 series is hosting a public lecture, entitled "Big Data, Cyber Security and Healthcare," from Dr. Denise Anthony (Dartmouth College) on February 7 in the School of Medicine Building, Britton Smith Foundation Lecture Theatre. There is a reception at 5:30pm in the Atrium, and the lecture begins at 6:30pm. This lecture is sponsored by Matariki Network of Universities.

Tier 1 CRC Renewals at Queen's

October 2016:  After careful consideration, Queen’s University has decided to adopt a two-term maximum for its CRC Tier 1 Chairholders. This change will apply to all new Tier 1 Chairholders, effective immediately.  Current Tier 1 Chairholders at Queen’s will continue to follow the open renewal approach previously in place, which will take into account appointment commitments, conditions specified in appointment letters, as well as eligibility criteria outlined by the CRC program, research excellence, and institutional priority.

Faculty Development Educational Research Series

Please join us for one or all of a seven-part educational research series co-sponsored by The Centre for Teaching & Learning, Office of Faculty Development - Faculty of Health Sciences, Office of Health Sciences Education, and the Vice Principal (Research). Educational research, also referred to as the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, is the study of how we teach and how students learn.

Canada-Japan-Germany joint symposium

The first joint symposium on “Elements Functions for Transformative Catalysis and Materials” with chemists from Nagoya University, Kyoto University, Münster University, Technische Universität Berlin, and Queen’s University took place on June 29, 2016 in Chernoff Hall. This Canada-Japan-Germany joint symposium was supported by a grant from the International Fund of the Queen’s Research Opportunities Funds, and was hosted by Professor Suning Wang and Professor Cathleen Crudden in the Department of Chemistry. 

Ten defining research moments of 2015

Reflecting on 2015 in the news shows that research was a big part of the year. Stories about climate change, CRISPR (clustered regularly-interspaced short palindromic repeats) and gene editing, and Pluto were making headlines around the world. 2015 was a monumental year for research at Queen’s University, too.  Looking back as we move into 2016, we have selected a few defining Queen’s research moments of 2015 that will continue to shape the research enterprise over the coming year.