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Seeking Canada’s next big infrastructure idea

4 hours 20 min ago
Graduate students are invited to learn more about they can contribute to an upcoming infrastructure idea competition that features a grand prize of $100,000.

News Release - Queen's University researchers show how eye movement could help diagnose diseases including Parkinson's

4 hours 23 min ago
Thursday, October 19, 2017

Queen’s University researchers Douglas Munoz and Jay Jantz have uncovered new processes to enhance the knowledge and treatment of various basal ganglia disorders including Parkinson’s and Huntington’s.

The basal ganglia, located toward the centre of the brain, control a variety of functions including voluntary motor movements, learning, routine behaviours and emotion.

Queen's in the News: October 19, 2017

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Robert Morrison's (English Language and Literature) piece for The Conversation about Gord Downie's lyrical legacy ran in the National Post, Toronto Star and the Kingston Whig-Standard.

Kip Pegley (Drama and Music) discussed Gord Downie's legacy and The Tragically Hip's relationship with Canada in interviews with Global News and the Kingston Whig-Standard.

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Queen’s remembers Gord Downie

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:43
Flags lowered in memory of lead singer for The Tragically Hip, alumnus and honorary degree holder.

Available Expert - The Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie dies at age 53

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 09:50
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Available Expert – The Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie dies at age 53

Queen’s expert Robert Morrison is available for comment on the passing of The Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie, who was diagnosed with a terminal form of brain cancer in May 2016.

“This is a day that we all knew was coming, but somehow that doesn’t really soften the blow. We have lost a person who consolidated us, who pushed us, who excited us, who taught us, and who inspired us," says Dr. Morrison.

Queen's in the News: October 18, 2017

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 08:19
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Judith Davidson (Psychology) says that for students age 18-25 years old, getting seven to nine hours of sleep is important for memory consolidation.

9 hours 36 min ago

Principal outlines priorities for 2017-18

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:32
Principal and Vice-Chancellor Daniel Woolf previews what’s to come this year.

Librarian and Archivist of Canada to present annual Queen’s University Archives Lecture

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:32
Guy Berthiaume to deliver 35th annual Queen’s University Archives Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 2 pm in the 1923 Reading Room, Douglas Library. 

National Cyber Security Awareness Month: Phishing

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 11:39
Throughout October, Queen’s University is recognizing National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

Queen's in the News: October 17, 2017

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 08:26
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Arthur Cockfield (Law) wrote for The Globe and Mail about the Law Society of Upper Canada's demand that their members sign a "Statement of Principles".

Peter Hodson says in the National Observer that there is a huge amount of research information that the Canadian government has chosen to ignore when deciding to approve oil pipelines.

11 hours 45 min ago

Students hard at work in the community

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 08:25

Principal’s statement on Homecoming weekend

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 16:14
Principal Daniel Woolf to meet with city officials, emergency services departments and officials from Kingston Health Science Centre.

From trash to treasure

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 15:58
Keep your eyes peeled for a freshly painted dumpster, bearing a message brought to you by three Queen’s students as part of Waste Reduction Week.

First Queen’s Remembers plinth unveiled

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 14:56
A monument dedicated to the Anishinaabe and the Haudenosaunee peoples, erected in the heart of Queen's campus.

Gaels put on scoring display for Homecoming

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 13:01
Queen's romps past York Lions for 52-34 win on Homecoming weekend and improve record to 3-4.

Media Advisory - Queen's University hosts Senator Landon Pearson and public lecture on corporal punishment

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 12:50
Monday, October 16, 2017

Senator Landon Pearson is a long-time advocate for the rights and well-being of children and served in the Senate of Canada from 1994 to 2005.

Media Advisory - Queen's TEDx Salon discusses application, accessibility and privacy of wearable tech

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 12:42
Monday, October 16, 2017

TEDxQueensUSalon has partnered with the Queen’s University School of Graduate Studies to highlight graduate student research and expertise in a series of interactive TEDx Salon events. The first event of the year, called WIRED, will feature a screening of TED talks and live discussions with three doctoral candidates about the emerging field of wearable technology.


Investing in research

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:21
Letters of intent being sought for Queen’s Research Opportunities Funds (QROF) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Institutional Grant (SIG) competitions.

A warm welcome for alumni

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:21
Thousands of alumni return to Queen's to celebrate and connect with friends, classmates and the university.

Queen's in the News: October 16, 2017

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 08:18
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Amanda Ross-White's (Librarian, Health Sciences) piece for The Conversation about how pregnant women can lower the risk of stillbirth appeared on CBS News and CNN.

Ed Struzik (Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy) spoke to the Sierra Club national magazine about how climate change is affecting the frequency and severity of wildfires.

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