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Queen’s health researcher receives inaugural Canadian Cancer Society Lifetime Contribution Prize

Tue, 05/11/2021 - 11:05
Joseph Pater, founding Director of the Canadian Cancer Trials Group, is recognized for a lifetime of work in cancer research.

Powerful recognition for research

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 13:30
Queen’s researcher Praveen Jain receives the prestigious IEEE Medal in Power Engineering – the highest international award in the field of electrical power.

Why Ontario had to transfer thousands of Toronto COVID-19 patients

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 16:13
The Conversation: The need to transfer 2,500 COVID-19 patients around Ontario, and bring in extra doctors from other provinces, exposes two fallacies about Canada’s health-care system.

How a unicorn is helping Ontario’s public and Catholic schools welcome gender diversity

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 11:59
Queen’s researcher Lee Airton has created Gegi.ca, an online resource that helps students advocate for their gender expression and gender identity human rights.

Caribbean food security during COVID-19 can only be ensured through debt relief

Sun, 05/02/2021 - 17:03
The Conversation: International border closures, which prompted the near-total shutdown of air and cruise travel to curb the spread of COVID-19, dealt a catastrophic blow to the Caribbean's tourism industry.

Ghana needs to rethink its small-scale mining strategy

Thu, 04/29/2021 - 15:52
The Conversation: The devolution of small-scale mining decisions to municipal and district assemblies working in collaboration with traditional authorities is key to saving the industry in Ghana.

Queen’s professor co-curates National Gallery of Canada’s first major Rembrandt exhibition

Wed, 04/28/2021 - 11:44
Stephanie Dickey plays lead role in developing Rembrandt in Amsterdam: Creativity and Competition which features works by the world-famous artist and his contemporaries.

Canada should embrace Quebec’s simple incorporation system for small businesses

Tue, 04/27/2021 - 17:47
The Conversation: With some minor refinements, Quebec’s regime can and should be deployed across the country.

What are the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings?

Mon, 04/26/2021 - 13:56
Looking at the social impacts post-secondary institutions are creating locally and abroad.

Queen’s ranks first in Canada and fifth in the world in global impact rankings

Mon, 04/19/2021 - 16:48
Times Higher Education 2021 Impact Rankings illustrate Queen’s role in advancing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Transforming the global academy

Mon, 04/19/2021 - 16:37
Principal Patrick Deane on how the SDGs are helping break down silos, provoke dialogue, and unite us all in a common global purpose.

Queen’s community comes together to illustrate social impact

Mon, 04/19/2021 - 16:19
THE Impact Rankings submission measures the university’s overall contribution to global sustainability.

What are the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals?

Mon, 04/19/2021 - 15:55
Universities draw upon global framework to boost social impact of learning, research, and outreach.

Science Rendezvous Kingston – At home

Thu, 04/15/2021 - 15:24
Science Rendezvous Kingston has gone virtual this year, inspiring STEM curiosity and discovery from the nature around us to the far-reaches of outer space.

After COVID-19, Canadians need better financial literacy and teachers can help

Tue, 04/13/2021 - 13:50
The Conversation: Teaching financial literacy requires more than adding financial literacy to kids' school curriculum. It also means offering teachers professional development to ensure they're equipped.

Indigenous women, transgender and Two-Spirit people need support when leaving prison

Sun, 04/11/2021 - 21:53
To release anyone, particularly Indigenous women, transgender and Two-Spirit individuals without a plan is irresponsible and dangerous and does not demonstrate a commitment to reconciliation.

Battling ‘fake news’ and misinformation with The Conversation

Tue, 04/06/2021 - 14:42
Queen’s researchers reach millions of readers internationally via the online fact-based, news platform.

International leadership in cancer recognized with 2021 Gairdner Award

Tue, 04/06/2021 - 11:47
Queen’s researcher Elizabeth Eisenhauer has received the 2021 Canada Gairdner Wightman award for outstanding leadership in medicine and medical science.

Showcasing undergraduate research

Tue, 04/06/2021 - 09:45
Inquiry@Queen’s, Canada’s longest-running undergraduate conference, offers students the chance to present, discuss, and analyze their research projects.

Designing Canada’s neurotech future

Thu, 04/01/2021 - 13:50
Join Queen’s researchers and representatives from industry, government, and NGOs as they collaborate to solve the technological, ethical, legal, and policy issues of the latest tech focused on our brains, neurotechnology.