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Elaine Power part of top Queen's researchers who receive SSHRC funding

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Recognizing top researchers (snipped)

Friday September 9, 2016

By Anne Craig, Communications Officer

Queen’s University receives $2.1 million in funding from SSHRC.

Twenty-two Queen’s University researchers have received $2.1 million in research funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight program. The goal of the Insight program is to build knowledge and understanding about people, societies and the world by supporting research excellence.

Kimberly Bergeron, SKHS Adjunct, discusses how "municipalities have the opportunity to improve health"

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Dr. Kimberley Bergeron, SKHS Adjunct and alumna, was interviewed by a reporter from the Toronto Star newspaper on Sunday September 4, 2016. The Star noted Dr. Bergeron's expertise on "how cities can use bylaws and other local powers to improve the health of residents". 

Dr. Elaine Power discusses province's basic income pilot - in Policy Options online magazine

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Dr. Elaine Power discusses province's basic income pilot

(snipped from Policy Options online magazine)

Six hundred and fifty-six dollars. $650.

Dr. Brendon Gurd monitors the impact of SIRT3 on the human body's energy production

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Dr. Brendon Gurd, Associate Professor of Muscle Physiology at (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies), Queen’s University, Ontario Canada and lead investigator of the study explained, ‘Skeletal muscle cells respond to stimuli by activating many mitochondrial proteins in an attempt to meet the energy demands of the cell.

Drs. Brendon Gurd and Michael Tschakovsky - NSERC Grant 2016 recipients

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Supporting research and discovery

(snipped from Queen’s Gazette), Thursday June 23, 2016, By Chris Armes, Communications Officer

Dr. Geoffrey Smith, Emeritus - re Brexit vote 2016

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Geoffrey Smith (Kinesiology and Health Studies/History)

CBC - Brexit vote a sign U.K. 'longing for a time and place that never was'

Also on NewsTalk 770 (Calgary) and CKNW (Vancouver)

Jeremy Walsh, SKHS PhD Candidate - the trip that no other student has done before

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Altitude research brings Queen’s student to Mount Everest

Seeking Biomechanist for Tenure-Track Position

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The School is seeking a biomechanist for a full-time, tenure-track faculty member position to begin 01 July 2017.

Applications are due Saturday 01 October 2016 by 11:59 pm

CLICK HERE for link to application details

Dr. Jennifer Tomasone, from Student to SKHS Faculty Member

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Coming full circle

Dr. Jennifer Tomasone (SKHS Assistant Professor) has a special passion for Queen’s University.TomasonePicMay2016

Hoda Gharib, SKHS MSc Candidate participates in 3M Thesis Final

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SKHS MSc Candidate, Hoda Gharib


is a finalist in the:

Three Minute Thesis Competition FINAL

Date:  Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Time: 4:45pm

Venue: Biosciences 1101