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 Monday, April 10th in the Biosciences Complex, with oral presentations held in a lecture hall and posters on display in the atrium.

At this year’s symposium, we will be welcoming two keynote speakers, Dr. Luke Copland (Department of Geography, Environment, and Geomatics, University of Ottawa) and Dr. Colleen Davison (Department of Emergency Medicine, Queen’s University).  Please see the Program page for more information on our distinguished guests!