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Media Centre Information

News and Media Services provides a wide range of services for journalists. Members of the media who require assistance can contact our media relations staff Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Experts Available:
Our expert database contains hundreds of Queen's faculty members who are available to comment on a wide range of topics and you can see who's talking about the latest news in our Available Experts section.

Attention Broadcasters:
Queen’s has facilities to provide broadcast quality audio and video feeds. For television interviews, we can provide a live, real-time double-ender from Kingston with HD-SDI. Please call for details.

Media Relations Contacts

Available 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday - Friday
 

Anne Craig, Communications Officer
anne.craig@queensu.ca
613-533-6000 ext. 32877
 

Dave Rideout, Communications Officer
dave.rideout@queensu.ca
Tel: 613-533-6000 ext. 79648

The Conversation

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The Conversation is an independent news and analysis online publication that delivers expertise from the academic and research community directly to the public. Canada has now joined as the 6th national affiliate of this global network, which launched in Australia in 2011. Queen’s University is a founding member of The Conversation Canada.

Quick Stats (as of June 2017):

  • 30,000-plus academics from 2,065 institutions worldwide are contributing authors
  • 4.8M visits per month + another 35M views achieved via Creative Commons licensing
  • Content is repurposed by more than 22,000 media outlets around the world, including The Washington Post, Maclean’s, Le Monde, The Guardian, Time Magazine and The Hindu.

Queen’s faculty and researchers, including students, who would like to promote their research through The Conversation can simply register as an author and pitch a story idea. When an idea is accepted, researchers work with an editor. Stories are typically 800-1,000 words. Researchers have oversight over content, headlines and imagery before publication. For more info, see:

Queen’s Contact:
Melinda Knox, Associate Director, Research Profile and Initiatives
University Relations, 613-533-6000 ext. 79653