Research Spotlights

Research Spotlights

Dr. Bruce Gilbert to Host a Major Conference on Social Justice at Bishop’s

On October 19-22, 2017, the Crossing Borders research cluster and the Social Justice and Citizenship Minor, both led by Dr. Bruce Gilbert, will be hosting a major conference entitled “The Struggle for Social and Environmental Rights”. Grand Chief of the Cree, Abel Bosum, will be delivering the keynote address on Thursday evening, October 19 at … Continue reading Dr. Bruce Gilbert to Host a Major Conference on Social Justice at Bishop’s

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Supporting Research and Teaching with Animals at Bishop’s University

Did you know that to be eligible for grants from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada, institutions must be compliant with the norms and guidelines set forth by the Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC) in order to ensure that all research and teaching conducted with the use of animals respects the highest … Continue reading Supporting Research and Teaching with Animals at Bishop’s University

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New polling data shows Canadians value research for Canada’s future

OTTAWA – The overwhelming majority of Canadians believe in the importance of university research for Canada’s future as an innovation leader. As Parliamentarians return to Ottawa this week, recent findings from an Abacus Data survey show that their constituents believe university research is vital for Canada to become a global leader in innovation, sustain local … Continue reading New polling data shows Canadians value research for Canada’s future

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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 monograph 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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