Research Spotlights

Research Spotlights

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 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Research Support … Continue reading Supporting Graduate Studies at BU Thanks to the RESEARCH SUPPORT FUND

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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 Justice Report. The CCJA is an independent national voluntary organization working for an improved criminal justice system and Canada, aims to promote rational, informed and … Continue reading Undergraduate Students of Sociology Publish Their Research on Canadian Criminal Justice

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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 Books, 2019). In 2010, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic premiered on television. A large, avid fandom soon emerged—not the pre-teen female demographic earlier versions of the … Continue reading New Publication by Dr. Courtney Plante

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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 writing this book, which is both a creative process and a further reflection on one of her areas of academic interest, that is, the representation … Continue reading Féminin et masculin : Photos d’affiches publicitaires – New Publication by Dr. Osire Glacier

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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 book sheds light on Canada’s 70-year history of foreign aid to all regions of the Global South. Bringing together governmental and non-governmental perspectives, this book … Continue reading New Publication by Dr. David Webster

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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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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 professors who have research funding, and ensures compliance with the University’s and funding agencies’ financial administration policies and procedures. Samia is also responsible for monitoring … Continue reading Research Support Fund: Post-Award Financial Management at Bishop’s University

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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 leaders and aims at enhancing learning for the social, cultural, digital and economic needs of the 21st century. Yuyin was attracted to this program because … Continue reading Graduate Studies at BU: Tackling the Unequal Distribution of Educational Resources

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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 chosen discipline and having an impact on the professional, local, and global communities that they serve. Dr. Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé will be a Fulbright Visiting Research … Continue reading Dr. Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé Named Fulbright Canada Scholar

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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 pursue careers in male-dominated fields. Sabrina D’Amour, an undergraduate student in the Department of Physics, received the Prix Relève (MESI) – Excelle Science at a … Continue reading BU Physics Student Sabrina D’Amour Wins the Prix Relève (MESI) – Excelle Science

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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 of Excellence for Youth Engagement, have received an Insight Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council in the amount of $88,443 for their … Continue reading Dr. Heather Lawford Receives SSHRC Insight Grant for her Study on Early Generativity

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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 in Higher Education. The theme for this event, which will take place on both campuses from June 19 to June 22, 2018, is “Pedagogical Innovation: … 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

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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 his team will help identify the best possible samples of host stars for investigations into the atmospheres of previously known and new extrasolar planets. Their … Continue reading Physics Professor and CRC Jason Rowe is Awarded a Research Contract by the Canadian Space Agency

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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 Alberta Press. Dr. Linda Morra and her collaborator have accomplished the arduous and meticulous task of gathering and annotating the lengthy correspondence between Margaret Laurence, … Continue reading New Publication by Dr. Linda Morra

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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 by Liverpool University Press. This publication is the fruit of a SSHRC-funded research project that aimed to posit the figure of the archaeologist as a … Continue reading New Publication by Dr. Shawn Malley

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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 Meeting Place, to be published by McGill-Queen’s University Press. In this new publication, Dr. Cianca examines Roman homes as sacred sites used for worship by … Continue reading New Publication by Dr. Jenn Cianca

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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 University Press). This book proposes a philosophical exploration of the Book of Job, one of the most enigmatic books in the Bible. Dr. Crooks’ work … Continue reading New Publication by Dr. James Crooks

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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 for an invention entitled “Solid Source and Method for the Synthesis of Silicon-Containing Precursors for Chemical Vapor Deposition”. This patent for a project related to … Continue reading A New Patent for Dr. Mihai Scarlete

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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 2017, Dr. Vicki Chartrand has now been called upon to speak to issues pertaining to traditional methods of healing for incarcerate Indigenous individuals at the … Continue reading Dr. Vicki Chartrand Testifies at Quebec Provincial Inquiry on Public Services to Members of First Nation Communities

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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 launch of her latest book, Femmes, Islam et Occident (Pleine Lune 2018). In February 2018, she took part in an in-depth interview with Fadi Harouny, … Continue reading Dr. Osire Glacier in the Media Following the Publication of her Latest Book

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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 to comment on the Cruz Report, a document authored by Lieutenant General (Retired) Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz that identifies challenges related to the security … Continue reading Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé Reviews Cruz Report, Participates in Government-led Workshop on Women in Peace Operations

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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 Press. By focusing on three Scandinavian countries (Denmark, Norway, and Sweden), Dr. Ugland examines the international relevance of the Canadian immigration and integration policy model. … Continue reading New Publication by Dr. Trygve Ugland

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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, Action! Video competition has made it to the top 75 entries in this competition. It highlights the challenges faced by researchers and their students in … Continue reading A Fun Way to View Science in the Field

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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 ethics protocols to the financial management of research projects and reporting to various funding and oversight agencies. The use of an online Research Portal and … Continue reading A New Research Administration System at Bishop’s

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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 (Éditions Pleine lune, 2018). In this book, the fourth she has published in the past five years, Dr. Glacier debunks the myth that feminism is … Continue reading New Publication by Dr. Osire Glacier

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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 scholars who are pushing the field of Canadian history in exciting new transnational directions. Each of these dynamic scholars is asking new questions and bringing … Continue reading Two New Nominations and a New Publication for Dr. David Webster

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Minister Bibeau Announces SSHRC Grants Awarded to BU Researchers

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau officially announced, on behalf of Science Minister Kirsty Duncan,  the grants awarded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council to researchers at Bishop’s University and Université de Sherbrooke during a press conference  held on January 18, 2017 at the Université de Sherbrooke. Member of National Assembly Luc Fortin as well … Continue reading Minister Bibeau Announces SSHRC Grants Awarded to BU Researchers

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Bishop’s University Researcher Mobilizes Knowledge with the United Nations and the Government of Canada

Dr. Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé of the Department of Politics and International Studies has been invited on a number of occasions to share her research expertise on United Nations peacekeeping missions over the past few months, and has greatly contributed to promoting the research being carried out at Bishop’s University in this field. On October 12th, 2017, … Continue reading Bishop’s University Researcher Mobilizes Knowledge with the United Nations and the Government of Canada

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Bishop’s University Researcher Named One of the World’s Top 1% Most Impactful Scientific Researchers

Dr. Jason Rowe, Canada Research Chair in Exoplanet Astrophysics, is one of the most highly cited researchers in his field. Dr. Jason Rowe, newly appointed Canada Research Chair is Exoplanet Astrophysics and Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, has been identified by Clarivate Analytics among the world’s top 1% most impactful research … Continue reading Bishop’s University Researcher Named One of the World’s Top 1% Most Impactful Scientific Researchers

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VICKI CHARTRAND SPEAKS AT THE HOUSE OF COMMONS ABOUT INDIGENOUS WOMEN IN THE FEDERAL JUSTICE AND CORRECTIONAL SYSTEMS

Dr. Vicki Chartrand, Associate Professor of Sociology, acted as an expert on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at a meeting of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women which is carrying out a study on Indigenous Women in the Federal Justice and Correctional Systems. This study is in line with the federal government’s commitment to … Continue reading VICKI CHARTRAND SPEAKS AT THE HOUSE OF COMMONS ABOUT INDIGENOUS WOMEN IN THE FEDERAL JUSTICE AND CORRECTIONAL SYSTEMS

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Research Support Fund – Providing Research Office Staff with Professional Development Opportunities

In order to support research at Bishop’s University, Research Office staff members must have in depth knowledge of a wide variety of issues related to the higher education research funding environment and to the administration and management of research activities in an academic institution. In order to remain up-to-date on these issues and to network … Continue reading Research Support Fund – Providing Research Office Staff with Professional Development Opportunities

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$650,000 IN RESEARCH AND INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS FOR THE STUDY OF EXOPLANETS AT BISHOP’S UNIVERSITY

The possibility that our own galaxy contains Earth-like planets that may be able to support life has gone from science fiction to a very distinct possibility! Bishop’s University is proud to welcome Dr. Jason Rowe, a researcher who will play a key role in this type of discovery, to its Department of Physics and Astronomy. … Continue reading $650,000 IN RESEARCH AND INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS FOR THE STUDY OF EXOPLANETS AT BISHOP’S UNIVERSITY

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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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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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Two Researchers Win the Bishop’s University’s Emerging Scholar Award

On Thursday, March 30th, during the Research Week Closing Reception, two researchers will receive the Bishop’s University Emerging Scholar Award. This award recognizes outstanding researchers and creators whose work has made a significant impact on their disciplines or fields. Dr. Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé of the Department of Politics and International Studies is being acknowledged for her … Continue reading Two Researchers Win the Bishop’s University’s Emerging Scholar Award

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