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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. 

USSRF Application Deadline March 11, 2016

The Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowships (USSRF) provides an opportunity for any continuing undergraduate students at Queen’s to develop their research skills under the guidance of a faculty researcher. Nineteen fellowships are available on campus and two (with the possibility of up to five) of the 2016 fellowships will be offered to students whose projects take place at the Bader International Study Centre (BISC) at Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex, England.

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.