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Heat 2 doesn't let us down

The four students from heat 2 that will go through to the final of the 3 Minute Thesis competition on Wednesday, April 9th are:

  • Michelle van de Pouw Kraan – Geological Engineering
  • Lorraine van Zon - Education
  • Jasmin Ma – Kinesiology & Health Studies
  • Sima Zakani – Mechanical & Materials Engineering.

Venue: Kinesiology & Health Studies Building

Room: 101

Starting at : 5pm


Grad students recieve Brian Yealland Community Service Award

At a reception today, hosted by the Office of Student Affairs, two of our graduate students (Tian Lu and Amanda Tracey) were the recipients of the first Brian Yealland Community Service Award.  The award recognises students who make a significant contribution to society by working with and encouraging youth to help them realize their potential.


2014 Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Supervison

The School of Graduate Studies invites nominations of faculty members for consideration for the 2014 Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Supervision.  The purpose of this award is to recognize those outstanding supervisors who demonstrate excellence in advising, monitoring and mentoring their graduate students.  Nomination packages should be submitted to the Dean, School of Graduate Studies, Gordon Hall 425, by 4pm on Thursday, May 29, 2014.


Looking at Gait & Mobility in People with Multiple Sclerosis

Originally from the tiny town of Delhi Ontario (about a fifth of the student population of Queen’s), Tessa Elliott came to the Master’s program in Rehabilitation Sciences via a Health Sciences undergraduate at Western. Her work takes place in the Motor Performance Lab, a multi-user facility that houses the research programs of 6 principal investigators of whom her supervisor Dr. Nandini Deshpande is one.