Queen’s Northern Research Symposium is an annual one-day event gathering faculty and students – who work in the Canadian North – from all departments across campus. In the past, we have enjoyed participation of researchers from a diverse range of fields, including the following departments:


Queen’s Geography students and faculty dismantle a weather station near alpine treeline in southwest Yukon (Photo by Courtenay Jacklin)

Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Environmental Studies
Global Development Studies
Kinesiology and Health Studies
Policy Studies

This year, the symposium will take place on Thursday, April 12th in the Biosciences Complex, with oral presentations held in a lecture hall and posters on display in the atrium. Abstract submissions, conference registration, and webinar registration are now open!

At this year’s symposium, we will be welcoming three keynote speakersDr. Valerie Michaelson (School of Public Health and School of Religion, Queen’s University), Dr. Elyn Humphreys (Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University) and Dr. Daniel Fortier (Department of Geography, Université de Montréal). Please see the this page for more information on our distinguished guests!