Research Promotion

Queen's works with faculty and students to mobilize research outputs and impact to a variety of different stakeholder groups. Share your research stories across a variety of external channels, platforms, and initiatives, including the Queen’s Gazette  website.

How to get involved

Queen's Research Discovery Network

The Queen's Research Discovery Network (RDN) provides you with a powerful public profile that is optimized for discovery by internal and external stakeholders alike. Discover exciting new interdisciplinary connections with others on campus and showcase your research to visitors from academia, industry, the media, the local community, and the world!

 Credit: Art of Research Photo Contest, Stephanie Dickey

Science Rendezvous Kingston

Science Rendezvous Kingston  (SRK) is an annual science fair that brings together the Kingston community with local S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) experts and Queen’s researchers. SRK works with local museums, conservation groups, professional organizations, school boards, and other community partners to provide our visitors with high-quality, hands-on activities and promote public engagement in research.

Media Relations

Share your research findings or provide expert commentary in the news. University Relations  offers media training and supports researchers interested in promoting upcoming publications and recent discoveries or to become expert commentators.

 Credit: Art of Research Photo Contest, Paul Calluzzo

Art of Research Photo Contest

The Art of Research  is an annual photo contest hosted by University Relations for Queen’s faculty, staff, students, and alumni to showcase their research, scholarly, and artistic work. 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.

 Credit: Art of Research Photo Contest, Ross Jansen-van Vuuren

The Conversation Canada

A daily independent online publication, delivering analysis and explanatory journalism from the academic and research community directly to the public. Queen’s has been a founding partner since 2017 with hundreds of Queen’s researchers sharing their research expertise in articles generating millions of reads globally. Researchers can write both timely and timeless articles and track their knowledge mobilization progress with a personalized analytics dashboard. Download the Queen’s Quick Guide to Writing for The Conversation  in University Relations for more information on becoming an author.

 Credit: Art of Research Photo Contest, Allen Tian


Melinda Knox
Director, Thought Leadership and Strategic Initiatives
Vice-Principal University Relations


Catarina Chagas
Research Outreach and Events Specialist
Vice-Principal Research


Elise Degen
Manager, Communications and Digital Content
Vice-Principal Research