Research Spotlights

Research Spotlights

Femininity, Masculinity, and Sexuality in Morocco and Hollywood: The Negated Sex. A New Publication by Dr. Osire Glacier

Dr. Osire Glacier, Professor in the Departments of History, Religion, and Politics and International Studies, has recently published a new monographed entitled Femininity, Masculinity, and Sexuality in Morocco and Hollywood: The Negated Sex (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2017). “This book is the first to formulate an ideology of emancipation for women in Morocco. Beginning with constructs of the … Continue reading Femininity, Masculinity, and Sexuality in Morocco and Hollywood: The Negated Sex. A New Publication by Dr. Osire Glacier

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The Physics and Astronomy Department Observes a Very Rare Celestial System

An international team of astronomers, including Dr. Lorne Nelson of the Physics & Astronomy Department at Bishop’s University, have discovered a rare gem: A binary system consisting of a failed star, also known as a brown dwarf, and the remnant of a dead star known as a white dwarf. Using data collected from the Observatoire … Continue reading The Physics and Astronomy Department Observes a Very Rare Celestial System

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Michael Royea Publishes Archaeological Fiction Novel The Key of Theseus

Professor Michael Royea of the Department of Classical Studies has recently published The Key of Theseus with TouchPoint Press. The Key of Theseus is a work of fiction that draws upon Professor Royea’s fields of academic interest: archaeology and history. From the book jacket: “Benny Shay, an archaeologist, arrives on Crete to authenticate an ancient … Continue reading Michael Royea Publishes Archaeological Fiction Novel The Key of Theseus

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Dr. Matthew Peros Renews Canada Research Chair in Climate and Environmental Change

Bishop’s University is proud to announce that Dr. Matthew Peros has renewed his Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Climate and Environmental Change. Dr. Peros is an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Studies and Geography. “We are very proud to see that Dr. Peros’s important work will continue thanks to this $500,000 grant from … Continue reading Dr. Matthew Peros Renews Canada Research Chair in Climate and Environmental Change

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New Research Grants for Bishop’s University Researchers

The following researchers have received research funding from the Fonds de recherche du Québec: Dr. Vicki Chartrand in the Department of Sociology has been awarded an FRQSC New Academics Grant for a project entitled “Femmes autochtones disparues et assassinées et stratégies pour le changement: Leçons tirées des familles et des communautés” ($43,140). This is clearly … Continue reading New Research Grants for Bishop’s University Researchers

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Dr. Maxime Trempe Brings Sports Studies Research to Coaches Across Quebec

Dr. Maxime Trempe, Professor and Chair of the Sports Studies program at Bishop’s University, maintains regular contact with those who will be the ultimate users of his research in motor skill acquisition. Through workshops and presentations given directly to coaches and to coach developers, he transfers the knowledge and research advancements produced by academia directly … Continue reading Dr. Maxime Trempe Brings Sports Studies Research to Coaches Across Quebec

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Bishop’s University’s Dr. Jade Savage Launches Etick.ca, A Tick Identification and Monitoring Website

Bishop’s University Biology professor Dr. Jade Savage has launched Etick.ca, a website dedicated to image-based tick identification and population surveillance. The University is collaborating with the Laboratoire de santé publique du Québec (LSPQ) of the Institut national de santé publique du Québec and the Public Health Agency of Canada on a 2017 pilot project which … Continue reading Bishop’s University’s Dr. Jade Savage Launches Etick.ca, A Tick Identification and Monitoring Website

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Upcoming Café Scientifique: Progressive Voices of the Arab-Muslim World

March 28, 2017 In this latest edition of its Café Scientifique series of knowledge mobilization events, Bishop’s University is happy to invite community members who have an interest in learning about different cultures, in promoting harmonious community living, or in thinking critically about some of the images of the Arab-Muslim world that are omnipresent in … Continue reading Upcoming Café Scientifique: Progressive Voices of the Arab-Muslim World

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Dr. Cristian Berco Shortlisted for CHA’s Wallace K. Ferguson Prize

Dr. Cristian Berco’s latest book, From Body to Community: Venereal Disease and Society in Baroque Spain (UTP, 2016) has been shortlisted for the Wallace K. Ferguson Prize, an award given by the Canadian Historical Association for the most outstanding scholarly book in a field other than Canadian history. In his monograph, Dr. Berco traces the … Continue reading Dr. Cristian Berco Shortlisted for CHA’s Wallace K. Ferguson Prize

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Bitten by the Research Bug!

Like most students, Emilie Caron arrived at Bishop’s University unsure about her future goals. She was a Sports Studies major and an active athlete, but was not yet willing to commit to a career in sports. But after taking a Psychology of Music class, Emilie’s academic path turned on its head: she added a Psychology … Continue reading Bitten by the Research Bug!

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