Research Spotlights

Research Spotlights

NSERC’s Science Odyssey Comes to Life in Lennoxville with Dr. Estelle Chamoux

From May 4th to May 19th, 2019, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) invites Canadians from all over the country to take part in Canada’s biggest festival of science and technology aimed at explorers of all ages. Dr. Estelle Chamoux of the Department of Biology happily took part in this initiative … Continue reading NSERC’s Science Odyssey Comes to Life in Lennoxville with Dr. Estelle Chamoux

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Dr. Sarah-Myriam Martin Brûlé Designs and Leads Scenario-Based Training for Senior UN Women Leaders

From March 4th to 8th, 2019, Dr. Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé of the Department of Politics and International Studies facilitated for the second time a scenario-based training on UN peacekeeping operations in Entebbe, Uganda as part of the Senior Women Talent Pipeline. The SWTP stems from a UN initiative to increase the number of women in senior … Continue reading Dr. Sarah-Myriam Martin Brûlé Designs and Leads Scenario-Based Training for Senior UN Women Leaders

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Dr. Osire Glacier and Dr. Jason Rowe Receive the 2019 Emerging Scholar Award

The Senate Research Committee at Bishop’s University has awarded the 2019 Emerging Scholar award to two outstanding researchers in their respective fields: Dr. Jason Rowe, of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, and Dr. Osire Glacier, of the Departments of Politics and International Studies, History and Religion. Dr. Jason Rowe holds a Canada Research Chair … Continue reading Dr. Osire Glacier and Dr. Jason Rowe Receive the 2019 Emerging Scholar Award

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New Publication by Dr. Jack Eby

Dr. Jack Eby of the Department of Music has recently published a new monograph entitled François Giroust (1737-1799): Composer for Church, King and Commune (Olms, 2019). This is the first detailed biography and musical catalogue dedicated to François Giroust, Surintendant of the King’s music at the court of Louis XVI. Giroust was a major musical … Continue reading New Publication by Dr. Jack Eby

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Bishop’s Physics Student Accepted at the Perimeter Institute

Jeremy Côté, a senior undergraduate student in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Bishop’s University, is one of the few Canadians to be accepted to the Perimeter Scholars International Program, a “one-year master’s level course in theoretical physics designed to bring highly qualified and exceptionally motivated graduate students to the cutting edge of the … Continue reading Bishop’s Physics Student Accepted at the Perimeter Institute

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Le Sexe nié: A New Publication by Dr. Osire Glacier

The French translation of Osire Glacier’s monograph, Femininity, Masculinity, and Sexuality in Morocco and Hollywood: The Negated Sex (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2017) will be published by Les Éditions Pleine Lune under the title Le Sexe nié : Féminité, Masculinité et Sexualité au Maroc et à Hollywood. A launch event will be held on Thursday, March 7, 2019 … Continue reading Le Sexe nié: A New Publication by Dr. Osire Glacier

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A Grant from the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec to Fund A Research and Co-Creation Project in Fine Arts

Regine Neumann, Fine Arts technician at Bishop’s University, has received funding for an on-going research project in collaboration with the FabLab in Valcourt. The grant in the amount of 18000 $ was awarded by the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Quebec (CALQ)  in collaboration with the Conseil de la culture de l’Estrie, and … Continue reading A Grant from the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec to Fund A Research and Co-Creation Project in Fine Arts

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Research Support Fund: Supporting Knowledge Mobilization at Bishop’s University

Researchers contribute to the growth and wealth of knowledge on a variety of subjects, and share the fruits of their research with their peers in academic publications, posters presentations or colloquia. However, there is an increasing preoccupation with getting this knowledge out to the end-users who will most benefit from it. It is a matter … Continue reading Research Support Fund: Supporting Knowledge Mobilization at Bishop’s University

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Dr. Heather Lawford is Appointed Canada Research Chair, Youth Development

On Wednesday, January 16, 2019, Bishop’s University will officially announce the appointment of Dr. Heather Lawford, Associate Professor of the Department of Psychology, as a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Youth Development. This event, which will be attended by the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development, and by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister … Continue reading Dr. Heather Lawford is Appointed Canada Research Chair, Youth Development

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Graduate Studies at BU: An Unlikely Trajectory, An Inspiring Experience

Veeresh Pavate completed an undergraduate degree in Computer Science and Business Administration in 2005. After some time spent on the job market teaching at the Cégep level and working in industry, Veeresh returned to Bishop’s to complete the course-based Master’s of Education (M. Ed.) in Leadership, Societies and Language, with the hopes of combining his … Continue reading Graduate Studies at BU: An Unlikely Trajectory, An Inspiring Experience

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Graduate Studies at BU: Research in Computational Problem Solving

Tianqi Xiao, originally from China, is 23 years old. She arrived in Canada seven years ago and attended high school in Ontario. Then she went on to obtain an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from MacEwan University in Alberta. When considering her options for further study and research, the decision to come to Bishop’s University … Continue reading Graduate Studies at BU: Research in Computational Problem Solving

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Research Support Fund: Staying Up to Date on the Best Practices in Animal Care

Ms. Geneviève Levasseur is the Laboratory Technician in the Department of Biological Sciences. She is also a valued member of the Animal Care and Biosafety Committee. She provides invaluable support to researchers and instructors who wish to use animals or biohazards in their research or teaching activities. Ongoing professional development is essential for support staff … Continue reading Research Support Fund: Staying Up to Date on the Best Practices in Animal Care

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Dr. Maxime Trempe Joins the Research and Innovation Committee at the Institut national du sport du Québec

Dr. Maxime Trempe of the Sports Studies Program is now a member of the Institut national du sport du Québec’s new Research and Innovation Committee. Thanks to funding provided by the ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur, this committee will help the INSQ identify new innovations and advancements in exercise science to the benefit … Continue reading Dr. Maxime Trempe Joins the Research and Innovation Committee at the Institut national du sport du Québec

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Dr. Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé Leads Simulation for Future Women UN Leaders In Uganda

Dr. Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé of the Department of Politics and International Studies is in Entebbe, Uganda to train future women leaders in United Nations Peace Operations. This initiative is part of the United Nations Senior Women Talent Pipeline, which aims to build a competitive pool of readily-deployable senior candidates for positions in United Nations peacekeeping missions. … Continue reading Dr. Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé Leads Simulation for Future Women UN Leaders In Uganda

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World Premiere Performances of Compositions by Dr. Andrew MacDonald

Dr. Andrew MacDonald of the Department of Music has created new musical compositions that will be premiered in the coming weeks on the Bishop’s University campus. Community members are invited to come out and enjoy these two very special concerts: October 19, 2018 Virgo Ascending, op. 91, Joseph Petric, accordion and Andrew MacDonald, electric archtop … Continue reading World Premiere Performances of Compositions by Dr. Andrew MacDonald

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