Research Spotlights

Research Spotlights

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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