Success Stories

By Alex Pickering, The Whig Standard

Sunday, August 17, 2014 

AUGUSTA DWYER, Special to The Globe and Mail

As a young graduate of the University of British Columbia’s doctoral program in chemistry, Philip Jessop’s first job was at Research Development Corp. in Japan. But when his boss, Ryoji Noyori, suggested he work on supercritical carbon dioxide, he says, “I had to go the library and look up what it was.”

By Anita Jansman, Queen's University NewsCentre

Seven Queen’s University professors were named among the newest fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) today, more than in any other single year.

Kingston has been chosen as one of the world’s 21 “smart communities” by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF).

The Applied Research and Commercialization Initiative is designed to bridge the gap between research and commercialization between Ontario’s post-secondary academic institutions and small- and medium-sized enterprises.

Victor Snieckus is an eminent and internationally recognized organic chemist whose research has an exceptional impact on the fields of organic and organometallic chemistry.

Congratulations to Victor on receiving the 2011 Queen's Prize for Excellence in Research, the highest honour given by Queen's University to recognize the research excellence of its faculty. 

Ozone – this little molecule is an invisible part of our everyday lives. It shields us from ultraviolet light, cleans our water, and in some cases, filters the air that we breathe.


Bringing dinosaur fossils into the digital world is one project made possible by an federal government initiative announced Friday.

On Tuesday September 14, 2010, a beautiful sunny Tuesday, all doors at Innovation Park were open. Everyone within the building got up from their desks, away from their lab benches and out of their offices to meet and greet one another and to learn about the exciting happenings in all areas of the building.