About Research at StFX

Research is fundamental to St. Francis Xavier’s institutional role as a university and is recognized as one of the primary functions of the university’s faculty. Research both informs and is intertwined with the university’s role as a post-secondary educational institution, and is an essential component of the university’s commitment to service.

Faculty Research Profiles

Research Chairs

Research Institutes and Centres

Research Plans and Reports

Research Policies

Research Committees 

The Major Research Objectives of Saint Francis Xavier University’s are outlined in the 2012-17 Strategic Research Plan (SRP).  The six Major Research Themes or Research Clusters of the St. Francis Xavier Strategic Research Plan (2012-2017) are:

  • Culture and Human Development
  • Energy, Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Human Health and Wellness
  • Humanities
  • Leadership and Organizational Development
  • Public Policy, Governance and Social Justice