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To change coronavirus behaviours, think like a marketer

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 11:56
The Conversation: Policymakers and public health officials would be wise to consider a modern, data-driven approach and incentives to encourage people to adhere to safety measures in the COVID-19 era.    

Aging, long-term care, and COVID-19

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 09:59
Dean Jane Philpott and members of the Queen’s community discuss the lessons learned about senior care during the pandemic with the second installment of the Conversations Confronting COVID-19 series

Researcher Ahmed E. Hassan honoured by world's largest organization devoted to computing professionals

Mon, 07/27/2020 - 15:40
Canada Research Chair Ahmed E. Hassan has received the New Directions Award from the IEEE Computer Society Technical Council on Software Engineering.

Wooden skyscrapers could transform construction by trapping carbon emissions

Fri, 07/24/2020 - 15:12
The Conversation: Buildings account for a large proportion of greenhouse gas emissions globally. Sustainably sourced wood could be a better building material.  

Is DNA key to whether you get COVID-19?

Fri, 07/24/2020 - 14:17
Queen’s researcher leads Canadian arm of international project aiming to sequence the genomes of 100,000 COVID-19 patients to better understand their genes and the disease.  

Theatre companies pushing storytelling boundaries with online audiences

Fri, 07/24/2020 - 13:13
The Conversation: During the pandemic a night at the theatre may now mean holding up props over Zoom or being personally walked through a customized mystery over the phone.    

Queen’s math professor wins prestigious NSERC Science Promotion Prize

Thu, 07/23/2020 - 14:34
Lynda Colgan adds national research outreach award to a list of recognition for career achievements  

Queen’s-affiliated research facilities receive more than $60 million in major science initiatives funding

Tue, 07/21/2020 - 13:19
The Canadian Cancer Trials Group, SNOLAB, and Canada’s National Design Network see funding increase through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s Major Sciences Initiatives fund.

An oasis during the pandemic

Tue, 07/21/2020 - 09:11
Oasis Without Walls program provides vital virtual support for seniors.

Life-saving labels

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 12:06
New software developed at Queen’s University helps reduce human error in data collection and management, including for COVID-19 testing.

Event examines lessons around COVID-19, elderly populations, and long-term care

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 11:30
On July 22, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences Jane Philpott will moderate the second installment of the Conversations Confronting COVID-19 Virtual Event Series.

Joining forces for innovative technology solutions to COVID-19

Fri, 07/17/2020 - 13:34
Queen’s researchers are partnering with industry to transform decision-making and healthcare through two Digital Technology Supercluster project

Welcoming promising new researchers

Thu, 07/16/2020 - 13:41
Queen's attracts six Vanier Canada Graduate Scholars and one Banting Post-Doctoral Fellow through national programs.

Governing during a pandemic

Tue, 07/14/2020 - 16:43
Two Queen’s University experts weigh in, detailing the impacts of the outbreak on countries in a new book focusing on law, policy and ethics.  

Indigenous and Afro-Brazilian lands under greater threat in Brazil during COVID-19

Tue, 07/14/2020 - 15:18
The Conversation: Jair Bolsonaro's government has put forward laws that could put Indigenous land into the hands of mining, agricultural, and timber businesses.

Discovery of ‘thought worms’ opens window to the mind

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 11:30
Queen’s University researchers uncover brain-based marker of new thoughts and discover we have more than 6,000 thoughts each day.

Keeping an eye on the prize

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 09:32
Queen’s University researcher David Lyon has earned the Molson Prize for decades of work in surveillance studies.

Queen's launches Indigenous Initiatives website

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 15:00
New site brings together campus-wide information and resources on Queen's University Indigenous research, initiatives, cultural services, and more.

Vampire myths originated with a real blood disorder

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 15:06
The Conversation: The vampire myth is likely related to a medical condition with symptoms that may explain many elements of centuries-old folklore.  

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