Success Stories

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.

Green Centre Canada (GCC) is rapidly becoming a major commercialization force to be reckoned with as it implements its unique collaboration-based technology transfer model and prepares to expand internationally.

It’s a resource that most of us take for granted – an abundance of clean, safe drinking water available at any time, whenever we turn the tap.  Behind the scenes, thousands of dedicated professionals in municipalities, government and the private sector work tirelessly to deliver on this promise - overcoming challenges far beyond the simple equation of supply and demand.