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Five new exhibitions usher in Sping/Summer season at Agnes

8 hours 12 min ago
The Agnes Etherington Art Centre is highlighting its recent acquisitions, and five new shows, including a fresh installation of the Lang Collection of African Art.

Available Expert - Toronto van attack likely rooted in toxic masculine violence

8 hours 58 min ago
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Queen’s University Trudeau Scholar Bailey Gerrits is available to comment on the recent vehicle attack in Toronto as it relates to gender-based violence, public policy, and media discourse.

Queen’s Law students raise more than $25,000 for charities

10 hours 56 min ago
Local and national charities benefit from the ongoing support and efforts of law students.

Queen's in the News: April 25, 2018

13 hours 29 min ago
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Christian Leuprecht (Poltical Studies) commented in a number of publications across Canada, including the National Post, on various aspects of the van attack in Toronto.

10 hours 32 sec ago

Last day to apply for Matariki Indigenous Student Mobility Program

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 16:24
Applications are open until midnight on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, for the Matariki Indigenous Student Mobility Program (MISMP), now in its third year.

Available Expert - Amazon will now deliver to your car

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 13:35
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Queen’s University business expert John-Kurt Pliniussen is available to comment on Amazon beginning delivery to some vehicles for Prime members. Today, the company began offering delivery in 37 cities to General Motors or Volvo vehicles, and will be expanding the number of locations and brands of vehicles in the coming months.

Media Advisory - Queen's Bachelor of Fine Arts graduates host final public art exhibition

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:27
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

KINGSTON – Queen’s University’s Ontario Hall has been transformed into an art gallery this week as the 2018 Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) graduates host their final exhibition from April 23 to April 28.

Queen's in the News: April 24, 2018

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:37
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Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) was interviewed on the Charles Adler show about the tragic attack in Toronto.

8 hours 43 min ago

An (un)titled exhibition

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 15:32
Ontario Hall becomes an art gallery featuring the works of the 2018 graduating class of the Bachelor of Fine Art program.

Honorary degrees for spring ceremonies

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:00
The upcoming spring 2018 convocation will feature honorary degrees for seven leaders in policy, medicine, engineering, architecture, and media.

News Release - Move over Tupac! Life-size holograms set to revolutionize videoconferencing

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 09:09
Monday, April 23, 2018

Professor Roel Vertegaal’s new light field displays effectively simulate teleportation

KINGSTON - A Queen’s University researcher will soon unveil TeleHuman 2 – the world’s first truly holographic videoconferencing system. TeleHuman2 allows people in different locations to appear before one another in life-size 3D – as if they were in the same room.

Queen's in the News: April 23, 2018

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 08:50
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Margaret Biggs (Political Studies) commented on TVO on sustainable development goals and the government.

Allen Champagne (Neuroscience) was interviewed by the Kingston Whig Standard about his new concussion study.

David Lyon (Sociology) had his op-ed on Facebook published in the Globe and Mail.

11 hours 24 min ago

Record year for internships at Queen’s

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:27
Queen’s Undergraduate Internship Program (QUIP) has helped more students get internships than ever before.

Planning underway to welcome students for fall term

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:00
Changes see students move in Saturday and start classes Thursday.

Queen's in the News: April 20, 2018

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 08:55
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The Calgary Herald reports on Robert Lovelace, a former Ardoch Algonquin First Nation chief activist and Queen's University professor, exploring what the band nêhiyawak calls the juxtaposition between abandonment and abduction

11 hours 8 min ago

Media Advisory - Local minor football league joins Queen's researcher to study concussions

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:13
Friday, April 20, 2018

KINGSTON – On Saturday, April 21, players from the Grenadiers football program will be taking part in the NeuroProtection project – a study in collaboration with the Concussion Education Safety and Awareness program and the Queen’s Center for Neuroscience Studies (CESAP) designed to enhance coaching practices using cutting-edge technology. Selected Grenadiers players will have their helmet equipped with accelerometers in order to study the effects of playing style on exposure to head impacts.

Introducing our new faculty members: Ravi Prakash

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 15:47
Ravi Prakash is a new member of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Bringing Queen’s to Parliament Hill

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 15:27
First-ever Queen’s on the Hill Day highlights the university’s areas of strength in research and innovation while demonstrating support for investments in fundamental research.

Library journal input sought

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:31
Queen’s University Library is asking all Queen’s researchers to review and comment on the Queen’s results of the national Journal Usage Project.

News Release - Queen's University researchers invent new class of paints that could revolutionize water-based paints

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:53
Thursday, April 19, 2018

KINGSTON - When it comes to paint, there are two main types people can chose from, latex or oil-based. But now, a new option has been developed at Queen’s University that promises a more environmentally friendly choice.

Philip Jessop, the Canada Research Chair in Green Chemistry, Michael Cunningham (Chemical Engineering), and graduate student Jaddie Ho have developed a water-based paint that behaves more like a solvent-based paint (also known as oil-based paint) - except the solvent in this case is not an organic solvent, but carbonated water.