Research Spotlights

Research Spotlights

Increasing and Showcasing Knowledge Mobilization Capacity Thanks to the RESEARCH SUPPORT FUND, Research Impact Canada, and Future Skills Canada

The Research Support Fund (RSF) of the Government of Canada is a program that provides funds to cover a portion of the costs associated with managing the research funded by … Continue reading Increasing and Showcasing Knowledge Mobilization Capacity Thanks to the RESEARCH SUPPORT FUND, Research Impact Canada, and Future Skills Canada

Doing Research During a Pandemic: Dr. Patrick Bergeron’s Field Work

With the virus still present and the population slowly getting used to this new normal, we are in a phase of gradual resumption of activities. Last April, the Government allowed … Continue reading Doing Research During a Pandemic: Dr. Patrick Bergeron’s Field Work

Senegal, the African Slave Trade, and the Door of No Return: Giving Witness to Gorée Island

Bishop’s University contract faculty also widely contributes to incredible research in diverse areas of expertise. Dr. Dalla Malé Fofana of the Département d’études françaises et québécoises has varied research interests … Continue reading Senegal, the African Slave Trade, and the Door of No Return: Giving Witness to Gorée Island

The Bishop’s University Foundation Supports Three New Student Funding Opportunities for Research

Thanks to the Bishop’s University Foundation, Spring 2020 was rich in new internal merit-based funding competitions, both for undergraduate and graduate students. The Foundation, through those awards, creates opportunity for … Continue reading The Bishop’s University Foundation Supports Three New Student Funding Opportunities for Research

Nomination of Miles Turnbull, VP Academic and Research, as Chair of the Alliance of Canadian Comprehensive Research Universities (ACCRU)

Bishop’s University is proud to announce the nomination of our VP Academic and Research, Dr. Miles Turnbull, as the next Chair of the Alliance of Canadian Comprehensive Research Universities (ACCRU). … Continue reading Nomination of Miles Turnbull, VP Academic and Research, as Chair of the Alliance of Canadian Comprehensive Research Universities (ACCRU)

Dr. Catherine Malboeuf-Hurtubise Receive a Knowledge Synthesis: COVID-19 in Mental Health and Substance Use grant

As time passes and the population is experiencing the repercussions of the COVID-19, it is evident that the pandemic is a risk to our physical health, but also to our … Continue reading Dr. Catherine Malboeuf-Hurtubise Receive a Knowledge Synthesis: COVID-19 in Mental Health and Substance Use grant

Postdoctoral Fellow in Physics Joins the Editorial Board of a High Impact Journal

Dr. Andrea Giusti, postdoctoral fellow of the Department of Physics and Astronomy under the supervision of Dr. Valerio Faraoni, is joining the Editorial Board of Fractional Calculus and Applied Analysis … Continue reading Postdoctoral Fellow in Physics Joins the Editorial Board of a High Impact Journal

Dr. Lorne Nelson and Dr. Russell Butler Receive the 2020 Discovery Grant

Dr. Nelson and Dr. Butler have both received funding from the Discovery Grants Program from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). This program, awarded for five … Continue reading Dr. Lorne Nelson and Dr. Russell Butler Receive the 2020 Discovery Grant

Catherine Lavallée-Welch Presents a Webinar for the Special Libraries Association

Working in academia for 20 years, Catherine Lavallée-Welch is the University Librarian at BU Library Learning Commons since fall 2018. She also sits on the Board of Directors of the … Continue reading Catherine Lavallée-Welch Presents a Webinar for the Special Libraries Association

Bishop’s new interdisciplinary Research Team Grants – Encouraging Innovative Research!

Research and research creation are fundamental in Bishop University’s mandate as a post-secondary institution in the Quebec and Canadian landscape and beyond. Bishop’s Interdisciplinary Research Team Grants aim to facilitate … Continue reading Bishop’s new interdisciplinary Research Team Grants – Encouraging Innovative Research!

Dr. Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé Leads One of Three Axes of the Network for Strategic Analysis

The new Network for Strategic Analysis, as part of the Department of National Defense’s Mobilizing Insights in Defense and Security (MINDS) program, has just been granted $750,000. The Network’s principal … Continue reading Dr. Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé Leads One of Three Axes of the Network for Strategic Analysis

Dr. Sarah Théberge and Dr. Sunny Man Chu Lau Receive a 2020 PRESE Grant

The possibility of pursuing post-secondary studies in French, leading to qualifying training and quality jobs, represents a major challenge for the vast majority of people completing francization programs offered by … Continue reading Dr. Sarah Théberge and Dr. Sunny Man Chu Lau Receive a 2020 PRESE Grant

Welcoming a new consulting veterinarian on the Animal Care Committee Thanks to the RESEARCH SUPPORT FUND

The Research Support Fund of the Government of Canada is a program that provides funds to cover a portion of the costs associated with managing the research funded by the … Continue reading Welcoming a new consulting veterinarian on the Animal Care Committee Thanks to the RESEARCH SUPPORT FUND

Dr. Elisabeth Levac: Citizen science and tree phenology

This period of social and physical distancing has been challenging for many. Although many services are shut down, many of us are working from home, and this includes our researchers! … Continue reading Dr. Elisabeth Levac: Citizen science and tree phenology

Bishop’s researchers join a Global Contest to Design Open Access Ventilators for COVID-19 Patients

The COVID-19 pandemic has mobilized the research and innovation community in many different ways. A major challenge in treatment in critical cases of infection is the availability of ventilators, mechanical … Continue reading Bishop’s researchers join a Global Contest to Design Open Access Ventilators for COVID-19 Patients

Supporting the Development of Critical Thinking in Athletes Thanks to the RESEARCH SUPPORT FUND

The Research Support Fund of the Government of Canada is a program that provides funds to cover a portion of the costs associated with managing the research funded by the … Continue reading Supporting the Development of Critical Thinking in Athletes Thanks to the RESEARCH SUPPORT FUND

Dr. Jason Rowe – Habitable planets discovered

Dr. Jason Rowe, Associate professor, Research Scientist Dr. Kelsey Hoffman and Undergraduate researcher Danielle Dineen of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Bishop’s University, played a key role in … Continue reading Dr. Jason Rowe – Habitable planets discovered

An International Workshop Organized and Hosted by Dr. David Webster

On October 23rd, 2019, Bishop’s University hosted a workshop titled Challenges of Reconciliation: Lessons Learned from Timor-Leste, organized by Dr. David Webster, professor in the department of History and Global Studies, … Continue reading An International Workshop Organized and Hosted by Dr. David Webster

New Publication by Linda Morra: Moving Archives

Dr. Linda Morra of the Department of English has recently edited a new monograph entitled Moving Archives, published by Wilfrid Laurier Press in November 2019. Following her previous case studies, … Continue reading New Publication by Linda Morra: Moving Archives

Postdoctoral Fellow in Physics Wins Prestigious Prize

Dr. Andrea Giusti, postdoctoral fellow in the Physics & Astronomy Department working under the supervision of Dr. Valerio Faraoni, has been awarded the Votruba Prize from the Doppler Institute in … Continue reading Postdoctoral Fellow in Physics Wins Prestigious Prize

Supporting Graduate Studies at BU Thanks to the RESEARCH SUPPORT FUND

The Research Support Fund of the Government of Canada is a program that provides funds to cover a portion of the costs associated with managing the research funded by the … Continue reading Supporting Graduate Studies at BU Thanks to the RESEARCH SUPPORT FUND

Undergraduate Students of Sociology Publish Their Research on Canadian Criminal Justice

Students of the Honours: Special Topics (SOC 402) course, led by Dr. Vicki Chartrand of the Department of Sociology, published or co-published research papers in the Canadian Criminal Justice Association’s … Continue reading Undergraduate Students of Sociology Publish Their Research on Canadian Criminal Justice

New Publication by Dr. Courtney Plante

Dr. Courtney Plante, recently hired Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, has co-authored a new monograph: Meet the Bronies: The Psychology of the Adult My Little Pony Fandom (McFarland … Continue reading New Publication by Dr. Courtney Plante

Féminin et masculin : Photos d’affiches publicitaires – New Publication by Dr. Osire Glacier

Dr. Osire Glacier of the Departments of History, Religion, and Politics and International Studies has recently published Féminin et masculin : Photos d’affiches publicitaires (M Éditeur, 2019). In preparation for … Continue reading Féminin et masculin : Photos d’affiches publicitaires – New Publication by Dr. Osire Glacier

New Publication by Dr. David Webster

A Samaritan State Revisited: Historical Perspectives on Canadian Foreign Aid, co-edited by Dr. David Webster of the Department of History, has recently been published by University of Calgary Press. The … Continue reading New Publication by Dr. David Webster

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

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

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

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 … Continue reading New Publication by Dr. Jack Eby

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 … Continue reading Bishop’s Physics Student Accepted at the Perimeter Institute

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

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 … 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

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

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

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 … Continue reading Graduate Studies at BU: An Unlikely Trajectory, An Inspiring Experience

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 … Continue reading Graduate Studies at BU: Research in Computational Problem Solving

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

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

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

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 … Continue reading World Premiere Performances of Compositions by Dr. Andrew MacDonald

Research Support Fund: Post-Award Financial Management at Bishop’s University

Dr. Samia Mihoub is the newest addition to the personnel dedicated to research administration at Bishop’s University. In her role as Grant Administration Officer, Samia provides post-award administrative support to … Continue reading Research Support Fund: Post-Award Financial Management at Bishop’s University

Graduate Studies at BU: Tackling the Unequal Distribution of Educational Resources

Alumna Yuyin Ning ’18, from China, graduated from the Master’s of Education (M.Ed.) Leadership, Societies and Language. This course-based graduate program allows students to further their scholarly and professional development as educational … Continue reading Graduate Studies at BU: Tackling the Unequal Distribution of Educational Resources

Dr. Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé Named Fulbright Canada Scholar

Dr. Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé of the Department of Politics and International Studies has been named Fulbright Canada Scholar. Fulbright Canada Scholars are distinguished by their commitment to advancing knowledge in their … Continue reading Dr. Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé Named Fulbright Canada Scholar

BU Physics Student Sabrina D’Amour Wins the Prix Relève (MESI) – Excelle Science

Chapeau, les filles is a competition that aims to underscore the efforts made by women who have registered and excelled in programs typically dominated by men and that aim to … Continue reading BU Physics Student Sabrina D’Amour Wins the Prix Relève (MESI) – Excelle Science

Dr. Heather Lawford Receives SSHRC Insight Grant for her Study on Early Generativity

Dr. Heather Lawford of the Department of Psychology, in collaboration with Dr. Heather Ramey of the Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning and Nishad Khanna of the Centre … Continue reading Dr. Heather Lawford Receives SSHRC Insight Grant for her Study on Early Generativity

38th Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Hosted Jointly by Bishop’s University and Université de Sherbrooke

Bishop’s University and Université de Sherbrooke are joining forces to welcome some 500 scholars, students, and postdoctoral fellows for the 38th Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning … Continue reading 38th Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Hosted Jointly by Bishop’s University and Université de Sherbrooke

Physics Professor and CRC Jason Rowe is Awarded a Research Contract by the Canadian Space Agency

Dr. Jason Rowe, Canada Research Chair in Exoplanet Astrophysics, will be conducting a research study entitled “Photometric Observations of Extrasolar Planets” for the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). Dr. Rowe and … Continue reading Physics Professor and CRC Jason Rowe is Awarded a Research Contract by the Canadian Space Agency

New Publication by Dr. Linda Morra

Dr. Linda Morra of the English Department has recently published a new monograph, Margaret Laurence and Jack McClelland, Letters, co-edited with Laura K. Davis and published by The University of … Continue reading New Publication by Dr. Linda Morra

New Publication by Dr. Shawn Malley

Dr. Shawn Malley of the Department of English has recently launched his latest book, Excavating the Future: Archaeology and Geopolitics in Contemporary North American Science Fiction Film and Television published … Continue reading New Publication by Dr. Shawn Malley

New Publication by Dr. Jenn Cianca

Dr. Jenn Cianca of the Department of Classical Studies and Liberal Arts will soon be launching a new monograph entitled Sacred Ritual, Profane Space: The Roman House as Early Christian … Continue reading New Publication by Dr. Jenn Cianca

New Publication by Dr. James Crooks

Dr. James Crooks of the Department of Philosophy has just published a new monograph entitled We Find Ourselves Put to the Test: A Reading of the Book of Job (McGill-Queen’s … Continue reading New Publication by Dr. James Crooks

A New Patent for Dr. Mihai Scarlete

Dr. Mihai Scarlete of the Department of Chemistry and his collaborator Dr. Çetin Aktik of the Université de Sherbrooke’s Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science have obtained a U.S. patent … Continue reading A New Patent for Dr. Mihai Scarlete

Dr. Vicki Chartrand Testifies at Quebec Provincial Inquiry on Public Services to Members of First Nation Communities

After having been called to testify at a meeting of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women on Indigenous women in the federal justice and corrections systems in December … Continue reading Dr. Vicki Chartrand Testifies at Quebec Provincial Inquiry on Public Services to Members of First Nation Communities

Dr. Osire Glacier in the Media Following the Publication of her Latest Book

Dr. Osire Glacier of the Departments of History, Religion, and Politics and International Studies has been busy conducting a number of media interviews and interventions on the heels of the … Continue reading Dr. Osire Glacier in the Media Following the Publication of her Latest Book

Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé Reviews Cruz Report, Participates in Government-led Workshop on Women in Peace Operations

Dr. Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé of the Department of Politics and International Studies is one of a handful of individuals across the world invited by the prestigious International Peace Institute’s Global Observatory … Continue reading Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé Reviews Cruz Report, Participates in Government-led Workshop on Women in Peace Operations

New Publication by Dr. Trygve Ugland

Dr. Trygve Ugland, Department of Politics and International Studies, has just published a new monograph entitled Policy Learning From Canada: Reforming Scandinavian Immigration and Integration Policies with University of Toronto … Continue reading New Publication by Dr. Trygve Ugland

A Fun Way to View Science in the Field

This video was created by Vincent Lemieux, graduate student at the Université de Sherbrooke co-supervised by Dr. Patrick Bergeron of the Department of Biological Sciences. This entry to NSERC’s Science, … Continue reading A Fun Way to View Science in the Field

A New Research Administration System at Bishop’s

In 2017, Bishop’s University purchased from Process Pathways a research administration system that is designed to integrate all research administration activities, from the submission and review of grant applications and … Continue reading A New Research Administration System at Bishop’s

New Publication by Dr. Osire Glacier

Dr. Osire Glacier (Department of History and Global Studies, Department of Religion, Department of Politics and International Studies) will soon be launching a new monograph entitled Femmes, Islam et Occident … Continue reading New Publication by Dr. Osire Glacier

Two New Nominations and a New Publication for Dr. David Webster

Dr. David Webster (Department of History) was recently named Associate of the Wilson Institute for Canadian History. “Located in every province of Canada, the Wilson Associates have been selected as … Continue reading Two New Nominations and a New Publication for Dr. David Webster