Research Spotlights

Research Spotlights

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!

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

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! With the arrival of Spring, comes the reminder that nature will thrive despite the ongoing pandemic. One Bishop’s University researcher is hoping to continue her … 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 breathing machines, which are in high demand globally and are becoming scarce. Sadly, in Italy, healthcare professionals have already had to make difficult decisions in … 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 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 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 the recent discovery of an Earth-sized planet in the habitable-zone of a nearby star. The international team of researchers led by a NASA fellow used … 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, and Dr. Susanna Barnes of the University of Saskatchewan. This international workshop featured a wide variety of speakers from Timor-Leste, Australia, and Canada who fostered … 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, Unarrested Archives: Case Studies in Twentieth-Century Canadian Women’s Authorship published in 2014 by UTP, Dr. Morra now places the focus on the affective nature of … 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 Prague for the best PhD thesis in theoretical physics (a thesis he defended in December 2018 at Ludwig-Maximilians Universiteit in Munich, Germany/en cotutelle with U. … 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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