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Gaining real-world, international experience

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 14:07
As part of International Planning Project course, students from the School of Urban and Regional Planning travel and work in Auroville, India.

Queen’s Reads author to visit Kingston

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 08:36
Program organizers are preparing to welcome Katherena Vermette to campus, and announce winners of creative contest.

Media Advisory - Queen's University hosts innovative plant-based culinary chef training

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:32
Friday, February 16, 2018

KINGSTON – Witness Queen’s University culinary professionals in action at Ontario’s first Food Forward Culinary Experience - a two-day event hosted by the school and the Humane Society International/Canada designed to train participants how to create delicious, cost-effective and sustainable plant-based dishes.

Queen's encourages innovation with student competition prize

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:51
The City of Kingston and the Dunin-Deshpande Queen's Innovation Centre have partnered to create an additional prize for the Mayor's Innovation Challenge.

Community-based Queen’s Cares program expands

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:16
Students will spend Reading Week supporting local organizations. 

A crusader for mental health

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 08:50
Queen’s University professor Dorothy Cotton awarded Order of Ontario for her work with law enforcement and mental health agencies.

Music of champions: How CBC and NBC Olympic themes shape our differences

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 13:38
Associate professor of musicology and ethnomusicology Kip Pegley takes a closer look at the role of Olympic theme music for broadcasters.

‘A powerful voice in promoting awareness and action in human rights’

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 10:03
The second annual Isabel Human Rights Arts Festival brings a diverse series of events to the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts.

News Release - New research shows shorter fitness test still accurately predicts risk of mortality

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 09:35
Monday, February 12, 2018

KINGSTON - Queen’s University researcher Louise de Lannoy has determined a short, five minute treadmill test can predict the risk of mortality. This risk is determined independent of other traditional risk factors including age, weight, blood pressure, smoking status, diabetes, cholesterol, and family history.

Learning Indigenous languages

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 09:58
Practice your “Boozhoo” (Anishinaabe for “greetings”) and “Miigwetch” (“thank you”) and learn about Indigenous cultures in a new Queen’s program.

Researching rock and roll at the BISC

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 09:57
An English castle, Jimi Hendrix, and a dive into sixties counterculture; all in a day’s work for one Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellow.

News Release - Experimenting with the future of play at the LEGO® World expo

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 12:43
Monday, February 12, 2018

New technology combines LEGO® bricks and drones created by Queen’s University researcher

From February 15 to 18, children and families visiting the LEGO® World expo in Copenhagen, Denmark will have the chance to make their brick-building dreams take flight with a flock of interactive miniature drones developed by the Human Media Lab at Queen’s University in Canada in collaboration with the LEGO Group’s Creative Play Lab.

News Release - Queen's University professor receives 3M National Teaching Fellowship

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 11:46
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Queen’s University professor Richard Ascough has received the prestigious 3M National Teaching Fellowship from the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE).

Founded in 1986 through a partnership between the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and 3M Canada, up to ten Canadian academics annually are named fellows, in recognition of excellence in educational leadership and teaching in the post-secondary sector. Dr. Ascough (School of Religion) is the ninth Queen’s professor to be made a 3M Fellow following James Fraser (Physics) in 2017.

Queen’s professor earns 3M honours

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 09:12
Richard Ascough is the university’s ninth faculty member to be named a national teaching fellow.

News Release - Queen's University principal receives report on the future of Queen's role in public policy

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 15:42
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

KINGSTON – Queen’s University Principal Daniel Woolf received the final report today from the Principal’s Commission on the Future of Public Policy at Queen’s University.

The report, entitled An Ambitious Vision for Public Policy at Queen’s, focuses on elevating public policy to a pan-university priority and incorporating a multi-disciplinary approach to public policy research.

Fellowships profile new generation of Indigenous scholars

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 09:01
The Faculty of Arts and Science has launched a Pre-Doctoral Fellowship program to recognize outstanding scholarship among Indigenous PhD candidates.

Student-focused renovations at Mackintosh-Corry Hall

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 15:07
New spaces are part of ongoing classroom renewal and feature study spaces and student-focused classrooms.

Cutting-edge teaching and research spaces bring Queen’s engineers together

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:10
The Innovation and Wellness Centre will bring many different engineering facilities together under one roof. 

An opportunity to build bridges, strengthen ties

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 15:40
As the Queen’s National Scholar in Political Philosophy and Critical Prison Studies Lisa Guenther brings international experience to position.

Available Expert - Gerald Stanley trial is underway in North Battleford

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 14:04
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Queen’s University criminal law expert Noah Weisbord is following and available to comment on Gerald Stanley’s murder trial. Gerald Stanley has pled not guilty to second-degree murder in the shooting death of Colten Boushie.

“In 2012, Parliament overhauled Canada’s self-defence law,” Professor Weisbord explains. “The stated reason was for clarity and simplicity, but this reform had the effect of substantially expanding the availability of self-defence. In fact, Canada’s new law is arguably more permissive than Florida’s problematic ‘Stand Your Ground’ law.