Pushing the boundaries of
knowledge

Pushing the boundaries of
knowledge

Research at Queen's

We approach society鈥檚 most pressing problems with curiosity, creativity, and determination. Together, our faculty and graduate scholars pioneer new ways to understand our world.

3rd

2023 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

Nobel Medal

Nobel Prize in Physics (2015)

U15

Canada's most research-intensive universities

3rd

2023 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

Nobel Medal

Nobel Prize in Physics (2015)

U15

Canada's most research-intensive universities

Driven to discover.

Queen's researchers are working to improve the wellbeing of people and our planet. Some are exploring the building blocks of the universe. Others are working to improve health care and sustainable technologies. Across all disciplines, we are on a mission of discovery.

Our centres and institutes

Queen鈥檚 is a global host for cooperative research. Our 24 centres and institutes create space for our scholars to collaborate with experts from around the world. Together, these teams address complex local and global issues and challenges.

Our centres and institutes

Queen鈥檚 is a global host for cooperative research. Our 24 centres and institutes create space for our scholars to collaborate with experts from around the world. Together, these teams address complex local and global issues and challenges.

Explore our centres and institutes

Canada Research Chairs

We are home to some of the world鈥檚 most accomplished and promising minds in research and academia including 34 Canada Research Chairs (CRCs). Our CRCs cross a broad set of academic disciplines and are recognized as leaders in their fields.

Meet our research chairs

Research resources

Research is at the core of the Queen鈥檚 mission. Our Vice-Principal (Research) Portfolio oversees, coordinates, and promotes research that advances our knowledge, boosts learning, and furthers excellence at Queen鈥檚.

Learn about research resources

Innovation

Queen's is committed to the management and protection of intellectual property to maximize commercialization opportunities for the mutual benefit of our community, the public, and the economy.

Innovate Queen's

Training the next generation

We embed research into all aspects of learning at Queen鈥檚. Our students apply their curiosity and talents to today鈥檚 research to grow into tomorrow鈥檚 research leaders.

Training the next generation

We embed research into all aspects of learning at Queen鈥檚. Our students apply their curiosity and talents to today鈥檚 research to grow into tomorrow鈥檚 research leaders.

Graduate studies

Student research

Become a researcher at Queen's

Collaborative, inclusive, and innovative鈥攖hat鈥檚 who we are. Research with global impact鈥攖hat鈥檚 what we do. Join us in working to solve the world鈥檚 most pressing challenges.

Faculty Positions

Postdoc Opportunities