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Media Advisory - Queen's University team engineers bicycle for teenager living with cerebral palsy

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 09:02
Friday, October 20, 2017

KINGSTON – Queen’s University researcher Claire Davies and a team of students have redesigned a traditional three-wheeled bicycle for a client with cerebral palsy and are inviting journalists into the lab for a media opportunity and to meet the client Janessa.


Media Advisory - Queen's and astrophysics researchers celebrate Dark Matter Day

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:55
Friday, October 20, 2017

KINGSTON – Queen’s University and the Canadian Particle Astrophysics Research Centre (CPARC), in collaboration with the Dunlap Institute will be hosting Dark Matter Day – a public talk featuring astronomers and physicists who are performing cutting-edge research on ‘dark matter’. Dark matter is a mysterious, invisible form of matter that makes up around 85% of all matter in the universe.

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

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:46
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.

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.

International partnership celebrates first graduate

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:56
Matthias Hermann (MSc’17) becomes the first graduate of a dual master’s degree in Chemistry offered by Queen’s and Universität Stuttgart of Germany.

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.

Keeping up The Conversation

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 13:46
Queen’s academics have over 30 contributions to The Conversation Canada, an academic journalism site, which launched this summer.

Students hard at work in the community

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 08:25

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.

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.

Media Advisory - Queen’s Remembers initiative launches

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 13:50
Friday, October 13, 2017

KINGSTON – Queen’s University Principal Daniel Woolf and representatives from the local Indigenous community are unveiling a commemorative plinth to honour the Anishinaabe and the Haudenosaunee, upon whose traditional lands Queen’s was built.

The plinth will be the first in a series as part of “Queen’s Remembers” – an initiative designed to commemorate those who have made significant and noteworthy contributions to the history of Queen’s University. Over the coming months, additional commemorative plinths will be unveiled across campus to remember and recognize these groups.

News Release - Queen’s a finalist for prestigious global engagement award

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 12:58
Friday, October 13, 2017

Queen’s University is one of four finalists named on October 11, 2017 by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) for its Institutional Award for Global Learning, Research & Engagement. The award recognizes an institution at the leading edge of inclusive and comprehensive efforts to internationalize their campus.

Available Expert - Twitter deletes tweets and user data potentially crucial to Russia investigation

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 10:43
Friday, October 13, 2017

Queen’s University technology expert David Skillicorn is available to comment on reports that Twitter has deleted tweets and user data of potentially great value to investigators looking into Russian meddling with the 2016 U.S. election.

Turnitin available through onQ

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 09:34
Following Winter Term pilot, text-matching tool is now available for any course at Queen’s University.

Available Expert - School board cameras still vulnerable to attack

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 13:27
Thursday, October 12, 2017

Queen’s University surveillance expert David Murakami Wood is available to comment on a new report regarding security breaches of cameras at a Cape Breton School. Nova Scotia’s privacy commissioner says the school cameras remain vulnerable to an attack, months after images of students were unintentionally broadcast on the internet.

CFI invests in dark matter and optical science

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 09:18
Two Queen's University physicists awarded $4.8 million in funding by Canada Foundation for Innovation.

Available Expert - Devastating wildfires spread across northern California

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 13:16
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Queen’s Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy fellow and wildfire expert Edward Struzik is available for comment on the devastating wildfires now spreading across northern California.

Agnes thriving at 60

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 11:32
Marking its 60th anniversary on Thursday, Oct. 12, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre is remembering its past and looking to the future.