Research Spotlights

Research Spotlights

The Canada Foundation for Innovation funds a Neurophysiological data acquisition platform for Bishop’s University

Dr. Russell Butler, Assistant professor at Bishop’s University’s Department of Computer Science received a Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) award of $72,492 to purchase an Electroencephalography (EEG) system with physiological recording and eye tracking to establish a high throughput neurophysiology platform at Bishop’s University specifically devoted to studying the … Continue reading The Canada Foundation for Innovation funds a Neurophysiological data acquisition platform for Bishop’s University

Dr. Rowe ranked 14 among Canada’s Top Physics Scientists

Dr. Jason Rowe, Canada Research Chair in Exoplanets Astrophysics at Bishop’s University has been ranked #14 among Canada’s Top Physics Scientists by Research.com. This ranking is based on data collected from Microsoft Academic Graph on December 6th, 2021. Dr. Rowe’s position in the ranking is based on his scientist D-index (Discipline H-index) which includes papers … Continue reading Dr. Rowe ranked 14 among Canada’s Top Physics Scientists

New Publication by Valerio Faraoni – Cosmic Analogies: How Natural Systems Emulate the Universe

Dr. Valerio Faraoni of the Department of Physics & Astronomy has authored a new monograph entitled Cosmic Analogies: How Natural Systems Emulate the Universe in August 2022. It is known that we have a century of research in cosmology but far less in earth sciences, and hardly anyone has studied new analogies between natural systems … Continue reading New Publication by Valerio Faraoni – Cosmic Analogies: How Natural Systems Emulate the Universe

The Office of Research and Graduate Studies continues to grow, thanks to the RESEARCH SUPPORT FUND

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 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 … Continue reading The Office of Research and Graduate Studies continues to grow, thanks to the RESEARCH SUPPORT FUND

Dr. Elisa Gagnon Obtains a FRQSC Research Support for New Academics Grant

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be described as a branch of computer science that examines the processes of human intelligence with the goal of synthetizing intelligence and establishing ideal thinking and behavior. We are routinely interacting with AI-based systems. When you look for information on Google, follow a recommendation for a new show on Netflix or … Continue reading Dr. Elisa Gagnon Obtains a FRQSC Research Support for New Academics Grant

New Publication by Osire Glacier – Freedom for Morocco: A Family Tale

Dr. Osire Glacier of the Department of Religion, Society and Culture has authored a new monograph entitled Freedom for Morocco: A Family Tale. Freedom for Morocco: A Family Tale is a historical and autobiographical book. By weaving together two intertwined narratives, a personal account invites readers into the home of one Moroccan family. A collective … Continue reading New Publication by Osire Glacier – Freedom for Morocco: A Family Tale

Dr. Genner Llanes-Ortiz is Appointed Canada Research Chair in Digital Indigeneities

On June 10, 2022, 1:00 p.m., Bishop’s University will officially announce the appointment of Dr. Genner Llanes-Ortiz, Assistant Professor of the Department of Sociology, as a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Digital Indigeneities. To begin the event, The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau and The Honourable Geneviève Hébert will say a few words. Then, Dr. Llanes-Ortiz … Continue reading Dr. Genner Llanes-Ortiz is Appointed Canada Research Chair in Digital Indigeneities

Sociology Department Team Awarded a SSHRC Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative Grant for the Unearthing Justices Partnership Project

Bishop’s University is proud to announce that Dr. Vicki Chartrand, Dr. Genner Llanes-Ortiz and Dr. Alex Miltsov of the Sociology Department received a Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative grant for the Unearthing Justices Partnership (UJP): Digital Mapping of Indigenous Grassroots Resources and Supports for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirit+ (MMIWG2S+) People project. … Continue reading Sociology Department Team Awarded a SSHRC Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative Grant for the Unearthing Justices Partnership Project

Creative Activities at BU: Dr. Andrew MacDonald releases new album

Dr. Andrew MacDonald, who retired last year after 34 years in the Department of Music at Bishop’s University, is known for his contributions to contemporary Canadian classical, jazz, and electronic music, as an educator, composer, and performer. In December 2021, he was appointed to the Order of Canada for his extraordinary contributions to the Canadian … Continue reading Creative Activities at BU: Dr. Andrew MacDonald releases new album

Research Week 2022: Winners of the Student Competitions

At Bishop’s University, one way to showcase research is through the annual Research Week. Among other activities, from March 28 to April 1, the Office of Research and Graduates studies organized a showcase for our research activities, including a Research Poster and a Research Snapshot competition to highlight our talented student researchers. For both competitions, … Continue reading Research Week 2022: Winners of the Student Competitions

Mobilizing Bishop’s University Knowledge in Partnership with The Conversation Thanks to the RESEARCH SUPPORT FUND

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 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 … Continue reading Mobilizing Bishop’s University Knowledge in Partnership with The Conversation Thanks to the RESEARCH SUPPORT FUND

Undergraduate Student Accepted in Prestigious International Summer Training Program

Jaeden Bardati is a Physics Honours student with double minors in Mathematics and Computer Science, and is the co-founder and co-lead of Bishop’s Astronomy, Mathematics, & Physics Society (AMPS). For the summer 2022, Jaeden has been accepted into the very selective PSI START program at the prestigious Perimeter Institute. The Perimeter Institute is a leading … Continue reading Undergraduate Student Accepted in Prestigious International Summer Training Program

Dr. Sunny Lau is Appointed Canada Research Chair in Integrated Plurilingual Teaching and Learning

On Saturday, February 19, 10:30 a.m., Bishop’s University officially announced the appointment of Dr. Sunny Lau, Associate Professor at the School of Education, as a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Plurilingual Teaching and Learning. To begin the event, The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau et The Honourable Geneviève Hébert said a few words. Then, Dr. Lau … Continue reading Dr. Sunny Lau is Appointed Canada Research Chair in Integrated Plurilingual Teaching and Learning

Fannie Gaudette: First Solo Album

Bishop’s contract faculty also widely contributes to incredible creative activities. Classically-trained pianist, Fannie Gaudette has been teaching courses in the Department of Music since 2004, and took over the direction of the Bishop’s University Singers in 2014. She worked as co-musical director for numerous Bishop’s Musical productions and directs the music program at Champlain Regional … Continue reading Fannie Gaudette: First Solo Album

Graduate Research at Bishop’s: Fondation Arbour Master’s Scholarship Awardee

Established in 2005 by the late Pierre Arbour, La Fondation Arbour supports Master’s and Doctoral students in the academic disciplines of Engineering, Computer Science, and Business Administration, which the Foundation considers fundamental to the health and vibrancy of the economy of Quebec. La Fondation Arbour is partnered with nine universities in Quebec, including Bishop’s. To … Continue reading Graduate Research at Bishop’s: Fondation Arbour Master’s Scholarship Awardee

Improving Research Data Management at Bishop’s, thanks to the RESEARCH SUPPORT FUND

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 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 … Continue reading Improving Research Data Management at Bishop’s, thanks to the RESEARCH SUPPORT FUND

Yaffle: Discover Bishop’s New Knowledge Brokering Tool

In Spring 2021, thanks to Research Impact Canada, Bishop’s University was selected to become the first expansion of Yaffle, a powerful knowledge mobilization platform. Developed at Memorial University and launched in 2009, Yaffle is a cloud-based online public engagement tool that serves as a searchable repository of expertise and research projects. It is also a … Continue reading Yaffle: Discover Bishop’s New Knowledge Brokering Tool

CIHR: Bishop’s Researchers Studying the Impacts of COVID-19 on Children

To address the health challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) launched, among other competitions, the Operating Grant: Understanding and mitigating the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on children, youth and families in Canada funding opportunity. This program focuses on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the restrictions related … Continue reading CIHR: Bishop’s Researchers Studying the Impacts of COVID-19 on Children

New Publication by Courtney Plante – CAPE: A Multidimensional Model of Fan Interest

Dr. Courtney Plante of the Department of Psychology has co-authored a new monograph entitled CAPE: A Multidimensional Model of Fan Interest in October 2021. Researchers across disciplines have been studying the psychology of fans for decades. Seeking to better understand fan behavior and the various factors motivating fans, researchers have studied dozens of variables in … Continue reading New Publication by Courtney Plante – CAPE: A Multidimensional Model of Fan Interest

Bishop’s University Research Awards 2021

The Senate Research Committee at Bishop’s University has awarded the 2019-2020 Research and Creative Activity Award and the 2020-2021 Emerging Scholar Award to two outstanding researchers in their respective fields: Dr. Jade Savage, of the Department of Biological Sciences, and Dr. Dawn Wiseman, of the School of Education.

Bishop’s researchers will contribute in the creation of the Réseau québécois de recherche en agriculture durable

On October 8, 2021, the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT), along with its partner the ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation (MAPAQ) announced the creation of the Réseau québécois de recherche en agriculture durable (RQRAD), a flagship measure of the Plan d’agriculture durable 2020-2030 (PAD). Coordinated by four … Continue reading Bishop’s researchers will contribute in the creation of the Réseau québécois de recherche en agriculture durable

Creative Activities at BU: Dr. Mathieu Désy Performs on Belle et Bum

On October 2nd, Dr. Mathieu Désy of the Department of Music was invited on the Belle et Bum variety show on the Télé-Québec channel to perform on the polyphonic double bass. This is far from his first appearance on our screens, and Dr. Désy can be credited with several stage, television and radio productions. It … Continue reading Creative Activities at BU: Dr. Mathieu Désy Performs on Belle et Bum

Graduate Research at Bishop’s: Canada Graduate Scholarships – Master’s Awardees

The Canada Graduate Scholarships – Master’s (CGS M) program helps develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies. This program supports up to 3,000 students annually in all disciplines and is administered jointly by Canada’s … Continue reading Graduate Research at Bishop’s: Canada Graduate Scholarships – Master’s Awardees

New Graduate Certificate at Bishop’s: Teaching and Learning in Uncertain Times

Starting this Fall 2021, the School of Education will be offering a new 15-credit graduate certificate in Teaching and Learning in Uncertain Times. This certificate is both timely and unique in Canada, focused specifically on preparing educators for this era of uncertainty, complexity, and multiple crises (the climate emergency, crises of social inequality, civic engagement, … Continue reading New Graduate Certificate at Bishop’s: Teaching and Learning in Uncertain Times

The Office of Research and Graduate Studies at Bishop’s continues to grow, thanks to the RESEARCH SUPPORT FUND

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 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 … Continue reading The Office of Research and Graduate Studies at Bishop’s continues to grow, thanks to the RESEARCH SUPPORT FUND

Dr. John Ruan is Appointed Canada Research Chair in Multi-Messenger Astrophysics

On Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021, 10:00 a.m., Bishop’s University will officially announce the appointment of Dr. John Ruan, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy, as a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Multi-Messenger Astrophysics. This event, which will be attended by The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, will be broadcast live and will be … Continue reading Dr. John Ruan is Appointed Canada Research Chair in Multi-Messenger Astrophysics

Bishop’s University to Host First Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship: Dr. Simplice Ayangma Bonoho

Bishop’s University is delighted to be welcoming its first recipient of the prestigious Banting postdoctoral Fellowship. The announcement was made yesterday on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry by Ali Ehsassi, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, together with Canada’s federal granting agencies, the Canadian … Continue reading Bishop’s University to Host First Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship: Dr. Simplice Ayangma Bonoho

New Publication by Courtney Plante: Transported to Another World

Dr. Courtney Plante of the Department of Psychology has co-authored a new monograph entitled Transported to Another World: The Psychology of Anime Fans in April 2021. Anime/manga (Japanese animation and comics) have been increasing in popularity worldwide for decades. But despite being a global phenomenon, there’s been surprisingly little psychological research formally studying its devoted … Continue reading New Publication by Courtney Plante: Transported to Another World

Results of the NSERC Discovery Grants Program 2021

NSERC Discovery Grants program (NSERC-DG) supports ongoing programs of research in natural sciences and engineering disciplines with long-term goals rather than a single short-term project or collection of projects. These grants recognize the creativity and innovation that are at the heart of all research advances. On June 15, 2021, the results of the 2021 competition … Continue reading Results of the NSERC Discovery Grants Program 2021

Bishop’s University hosted the Atlantic General Relativity Meeting 2021

As part of an effort to strengthen collaborations with researchers in the Atlantic Provinces, Bishop’s University virtually hosted the Atlantic General Relativity Meeting during May 25-29. The Atlantic General Relativity series of meetings has been an annual feature of the Atlantic general relativity community for nearly three decades and, relatively recently, it has developed to … Continue reading Bishop’s University hosted the Atlantic General Relativity Meeting 2021

New Publication by Linda Morra: On the Other Side(s) of 150

Dr. Linda Morra of the Department of English has co-edited a new monograph entitled On the Other Side(s) of 150: Untold Stories and Critical Approaches to History, Literature, and Identity in Canada, published by Wilfrid Laurier Press in April 2021. This book was developed following the Canada 150 conference Untold Stories of the Past 150 … Continue reading New Publication by Linda Morra: On the Other Side(s) of 150

FRQ 2021 Applications: Bishop’s Highest Success Rate!

The Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ) support and promote excellence in research, and the training of the next generation of researchers. At the beginning of May, the results of their 2021-2022 competitions were made available to the research community. Bishop’s researchers had an incredibly high success rate. Out of eleven applications, our researchers had … Continue reading FRQ 2021 Applications: Bishop’s Highest Success Rate!

Research Week 2021: Winners of the Research Communication Competition

At Bishop’s University, one way to showcase research is through the annual Research Week. Traditionally, this week has allowed our students to present their accomplishments and brought our community together for a celebration. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, we were forced to cancel our activities last year. In 2021, we decided to find an innovative … Continue reading Research Week 2021: Winners of the Research Communication Competition

Undergraduate Students Publish Their Research

Three Bishop’s students of the Department of Politics and the Department of Economics published their research in the Undergraduate Journal of Politics, Policy and Society (UJPPS), in an issue themed around Politics in the Pandemic. UJPPS publishes peer-reviewed work of undergraduate students in social sciences and humanities, and provides a platform for aspiring academics to … Continue reading Undergraduate Students Publish Their Research

Department of Politics: Students’ Knowledge Mobilization Activities during Winter 2021

During Winter 2021, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, four Bishop’s students of the Department of Politics were involved in the coordination of two important events, under the supervision of Dr. Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé: the Annual Conference of the Network for Strategic Analysis and the Quebec Undergraduate Security Conference. The mission of the Network for Strategic Analysis, part … Continue reading Department of Politics: Students’ Knowledge Mobilization Activities during Winter 2021

Postdoctoral Fellow in Biology Receives a Liber Ero Fellowship to Study Bumblebee Conservation

Dr. Mathilde Tissier, postdoctoral fellow of the Department of Biological Sciences at Bishop’s was recently awarded a Liber Ero fellowship. This fellowship seeks to support outstanding early-career scientists to conduct and communicate research that informs conservation and management issue relevant to Canada. Dr. Tissier is the first francophone woman and first person to receive this … Continue reading Postdoctoral Fellow in Biology Receives a Liber Ero Fellowship to Study Bumblebee Conservation

Bishop’s University Membership to the Institut des Sciences Mathématiques: Thanks to the RESEARCH SUPPORT FUND

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 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 … Continue reading Bishop’s University Membership to the Institut des Sciences Mathématiques: Thanks to the RESEARCH SUPPORT FUND

Undergraduate Research at BU: Reconstructing Common Era Fire History in the Magdalen Islands

Jessica Lapenna is majoring in Environmental Science, and recently presented her Honours proposal Fire history of the Magdalen Islands during the Common Era (i.e., the last 2000 years). For this research project, the first ever study attempting to document long-term fire frequency on the Magdalen Islands, she is working under the supervision of Dr. Matthew … Continue reading Undergraduate Research at BU: Reconstructing Common Era Fire History in the Magdalen Islands

Unearthing Justices Campaign

Dr. Vicki Chartrand of the Sociology Department is actively involved in research on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. To highlight all the work the families and communities have done to address the murders and disappearances, she and her collaborators created the Unearthing Justices Resource Collection, an unfinished collection of 500+ grassroots initiatives from Indigenous families … Continue reading Unearthing Justices Campaign

Dr. Daniel Miller, “Augmented Lecturing” and Screencast

For about a decade, Dr. Daniel Miller of the Religion Department has been developing and using a pedagogical method in his classroom that he calls augmented lecturing, which employs a tight synergy between speech and video/audio to drive the narrative line of the lecture. Since instituting the method, he has noticed extremely positive learning outcomes—with … Continue reading Dr. Daniel Miller, “Augmented Lecturing” and Screencast

Bishop’s Undergraduate Research Highlighted at a Prestigious Conference

Gemma Camara is a third-year Neuroscience student minoring in Environmental studies. At the beginning of the month, she participated in the Neurodegenerative Diseases: Biology and Therapeuthics meeting. This event, organized by the Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory (CSHL), facilitates communication and networking at the academic and industry level. During the meeting, Gemma presented her first ever … Continue reading Bishop’s Undergraduate Research Highlighted at a Prestigious Conference

Dr. Jessica Riddell: A Year of Challenges, Research, Teaching and Knowledge Mobilization… and Critical Hope

“Work smart, not hard” is the motto Dr. Jessica Riddell (English Department) lives by. Indeed, she also works hard, but strives to build alignment across the many positions she holds at Bishop’s and beyond. As a Full Professor in the English Department, her mandate as the Jarislowsky Chair of Undergraduate Teaching Excellence, her leadership at … Continue reading Dr. Jessica Riddell: A Year of Challenges, Research, Teaching and Knowledge Mobilization… and Critical Hope

Dr. Valerio Faraoni Among Winners of 2020 Visualizing Science Image Contest

Organized by the Canadian Science Publishing, the Visualizing Science image contest is a scientific image (photographs, infographics, images from the lab, computer generated images, etc.) contest where entries are divided in three categories: from the lab, from the machine and from the field. Dr. Valerio Faraoni of the Department of Physics and Astronomy was the … Continue reading Dr. Valerio Faraoni Among Winners of 2020 Visualizing Science Image Contest

Discovery of a Giant Planet Orbiting a White Dwarf

Dr. Lorne Nelson of the Physics and Astronomy department was part of an international team that discovered the first planet to orbit the burned-out core of its parent star. The observations and analysis were published in Nature, which is considered to be the world’s premier science journal. The planet known as WD 1856b was discovered … Continue reading Discovery of a Giant Planet Orbiting a White Dwarf

Graduate Studies at BU: Contributing to the ever-evolving spirit of pedagogical excellence and equity-minded higher education

Montrealer Tanisha Mélanie Campbell is a 30-year old student who, like many of us, sought to make use of her extra time during the COVID-19 pandemic. Being the first in her family to graduate from university, she did not have the luxury to learn how to make in-animate objects out of cake or TikTok videos … Continue reading Graduate Studies at BU: Contributing to the ever-evolving spirit of pedagogical excellence and equity-minded higher education

Dr. Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé Launches a Podcast on Security and Defense

Dr. Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé of the Department of Politics and International Studies, together with Thomas Juneau of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa, recently launched a podcast called Conseils de sécurité. In the first episode, they discussed United Nations (UN), United-States, China and human rights with François-Philippe Champagne, Minister … Continue reading Dr. Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé Launches a Podcast on Security and Defense

Bishop’s Undergraduate Students Gaining Experience in Research Thanks to Mitacs

During Summer 2020, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Mitacs launched the Research Training Awards, a new program providing opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to undertake a paid research training internship. In this Research Spotlight, our two BU RTA Awardees share their experience!

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 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 … 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 essential ongoing research in Health, Natural Science and Engineering. Currently, the Office of Research and Graduate Studies is working closely with the Research Ethics Board … 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 in discourse analysis, oral culture, language contact and phonology as well as education. At BU, he also teaches linguistics, grammar and French as a second … 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 our students to make their Bishop’s experience the most meaningful it can be, and supports them along their journeys. Two internal competitions this Spring focused … 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). Established in 2011, ACCRU brings together small- and medium-sized comprehensive universities from across Canada, spanning all ten provinces, which combined represents nearly half of all … 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 mental health. Indeed, news reports about loss of life, combined with social and physical distancing, can have negative impact on mental health for many people, … 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 (FCAA) as an Assistant Editor. FCAA is a specialized international journal for theory and applications of Calculus and is a well-respected journal in the field. … 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 years, supports ongoing research programs with long-term goals in addition to recognizing creativity and innovation. Dr. Lorne Nelson has been a member of the Department … 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 Special Libraries Association (SLA) as President-elect, as well as on the board of directors of the Corporation of Professional Librarians of Quebec. In the beginning … 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 the emergence and development of new Teams and allow the consolidation of existing Teams who conduct cutting-edge collaborative and interdisciplinary research. In 2020, the Senate … 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 mission is to mobilize research expertise to inform three main strategic challenges for Canada: (1) the evolving role of great powers in an uncertain world … 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 the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration. For many of them, their competence is not sufficient to successfully enter post-secondary education, whether … 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 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 Welcoming a new consulting veterinarian on the Animal Care Committee Thanks to the RESEARCH SUPPORT FUND