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Research

Queen’s is a catalyst.

#2 for Faculty Awards in Canada

Highest graduate rate in Canada
(Maclean’s 2017 university rankings)

One of the top universities in Canada, Queen’s is home to leading researchers making a real and measured impact. The university provides a dynamic living and learning environment where scientists, philosophers, artists, and scholars of all kinds share ideas, push the boundaries of what’s known and understood, and ultimately, make an unmistakable impact on the world.

Queen’s is deeply committed to academic and research excellence. Over the next five years, 200 new faculty will bolster the vibrancy of our teaching and learning.

A welcoming and supportive community, Queen’s is committed to employment equity, increasing diversity and promoting greater inclusion on its campuses and in each of its teaching and learning environments. Queen’s welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons.

A Nobel Prize in Physics

On December 10, 2015, Queen’s Professor Emeritus Dr. Arthur B. McDonald was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics.

The SNOlab Institute is operated under a Trust agreement between Queen’s University, University of Alberta, Carleton University, Laurentian University, Université de Montréal and Vale, and includes external and internal membership from both academic and industrial sectors.

The Conversation

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Quick Stats (as of June 2017):

  • 30,000-plus academics from 2,065 institutions worldwide are contributing authors
  • 4.8M visits per month + another 35M views achieved via Creative Commons licensing
  • Content is repurposed by more than 22,000 media outlets around the world, including The Washington Post, Maclean’s, Le Monde, The Guardian, Time Magazine and The Hindu.

The Conversation is an independent news and analysis online publication that delivers expertise from the academic and research community directly to the public. Canada has now joined as the 6th national affiliate of this global network, which launched in Australia in 2011. Queen’s University is a founding member of The Conversation Canada.