Research

Liberals announce 25 per cent increase to research spending in 2018 budget

On Feb. 27, the federal Liberals revealed a 25 per cent increase to research spending in their 2018-19 budget. As a result, the Trudeau government has committed sizeable grants for health, science and the humanities over the next half decade.

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Queen’s students win gold medal for research in synthetic biology

The Queen’s Genetically Engineered Machine (QGEM)Team won a gold medal on Nov. 9 for their summer research project focused on developing synthetic biology to tackle arctic oil spills.Continue...

Queen’s researcher awarded prestigious fellowship

Queen’s post-doctoral fellow Kelly Suschinsky has recently been awarded with the L’Oreal-UNESCO Excellence in Research Fellowship, a prestigious award honouring women working in science.Continue...

ASUS undergraduate research fund now accepting applications

This year, ASUS introduced the Arts and Science Undergraduate Research Fund. Created by former ASUS executive Darrean Baga and Brian MacKay, this fund seeks to attract undergraduate students to pursue research without the issue of financial barriers.Continue...

Nursing student & professor support student research through joint venture

This past summer, two members of the Faculty of Nursing brought to life an idea to create a clothing company — one they hope will help fund the hiring of more research assistants within the faculty.Continue...

Queen’s unveils new cardiopulmonary research facility

With $7.7 million provided by the provincial and federal governments, the University unveiled the new Queen’s CardioPulmonary Unit (QCPU) on Oct. 6.Continue...

Queen’s, University of Gondar and Mastercard Foundation celebrate partnership

While most go to the Agnes Etherington Art Centre to celebrate art, guests gathered there this Wednesday to celebrate the collaboration between Queen’s and the University of Gondar. Upon arriving, guests were met with the sound of bagpipes and the scent of fresh Ethiopian coffee.Continue...

School of Graduate Studies hosts second annual post-doctoral research showcase

The School of Graduate Studies held their second annual reception on Wednesday to showcase current post-doctoral research efforts from a diverse array of departments and scholars.Continue...

Fighting for transparency with Queen’s haemophiliac dog colony

In the basement of Botterell Hall, below the scattered study spaces and underground lecture halls, lie some of Queen’s more contentious research labs.Continue...

Two Queen’s researchers named to Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

Two Queen’s researchers, Katherine McKittrick and Karen Yeates, have been recognized by the Royal Society of Canada and elected to the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists program.Continue...

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