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St. Jerome’s University is proud to host an international research consortium based at the DRAGEN Lab on campus, and situated remotely at the Herstmonceux Castle, in East Sussex, England.


The DRAGEN Lab is a state-of-the-art digital humanities lab dedicated to providing a scaffolded research, teaching, and learning environment supported by emerging technologies. It occupies 3,600 ft2 (242 m2) in the newly renovated St. Jerome’s University Library. The DRAGEN Lab provides a space for experts (faculty members, postdoctoral fellows, independent researchers), graduate, and undergraduate students to learn and research in teams. In so doing, emerging scholars acquire skills at a faster rate, older students model mentorship, and seasoned researchers benefit from team support.


Our Partnerships


Our project on historical climate change at a late medieval castle is the result of an innovative and rapidly expanding research partnership between the Bader International Study Centre, located at Herstmonceux Castle, Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada), the University of Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada), and St. Jerome’s University (Waterloo). In addition, we have benefitted from the generous support of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), in the form of a Partnership Development Grant.


The purpose of our formal partnership is to share resources, personnel, skills, and opportunities for the mutual benefit of our partners and, more importantly, for the betterment of Canadian society.  Each of the partner institutions has made a significant investment to help us achieve success.

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