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The Conversation: Social media fantasies can demolish confidence, but it's not all bad

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 10:44
Consuming too much social media when users end up comparing their lives to others more glamorous can leave one with bad feelings say researchers.

Together We Are: Studying the past to dream our future

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 14:46
Universities provide us with the opportunity of learning from the past to build a better future, including using education to combat stereotypes.

The Conversation: How analyzing patterns helps students spot deceptive media

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 12:12
Coach students to analyze the credibility of sources, but teaching them how genre and experiential patterns can be manipulated is also relevant.

The Conversation: Get Back – When The Beatles rocked the rooftop

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 13:52
Planned only a few days earlier, the Jan. 30, 1969 rooftop concert by The Beatles was their last. It is fitting the show included Billy Preston who symbolized their global collaborative efforts.  

Funding focuses on humanities, social sciences

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 14:17
Minister Kirsty Duncan makes $141 million funding announcement at Queen's University.

The Conversation: Culturally-responsive teaching in a globalized world

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 12:14
In increasingly diverse societies, teaching must recognize the importance of affirming students’ cultural backgrounds in all aspects of learning.

IGniting curiosity

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 13:17
IGnite: Research Stories to Inspire Generations will feature talks on oral history and climate change Jan. 31 at The Isabel.  

The Conversation: The urgent need for Democrats to embrace progressive policies

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 14:18
The Democratic Party needs a revised image, grounded in a new reality, that will address basic issues of inequality, access, and fairness.  

The Conversation: Fossil fuel era is ending, but the lawsuits are just beginning

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 14:06
An American coal company is suing the Canadian government over Alberta's plan to combat climate change.

Examining Indigenous rights and the RCMP

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 14:00
New research from Queen’s University examines how the RCMP assess protests.

Capturing the Art of Research

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 11:17
The annual Art of Research photo contest is open for submissions until March 1, 2019.

The Conversation: When pets are family, the benefits extend into society

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 10:54
Studies show that living with a pet has positive outcomes when pets are considered family members and not property.

Hormone could slow Alzheimer’s progression

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 12:15
Queen’s University researcher discovers potential new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

The Conversation: The group dynamics that make terrorist teams work

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 12:55
There is a common misconception in the West that leaders of al-Qaida and ISIS are recruiting and brainwashing people into giving up their lives for the Jihad.

Bell Mental Health Research Chair appointed to Order of Canada

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 16:05
Heather Stuart (Public Health Sciences) is recognized for her commitment to advancing the mental health conversation.

YEAR IN REVIEW: Research at Queen’s in 2018

Thu, 12/20/2018 - 10:31
Researchers at Queen's and their work continue to grab attention locally, nationally, and around the world.

Physicist receives Humboldt Research Award

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 15:47
Queen’s professor garners competitive international research honour.

The Conversation: Have we reached Peak Car?

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 10:58
With car manufacturers closing down factories, and self-driving technologies improving and becoming more widely accepted, have we reached Peak Car?

Revitalizing Policy Studies

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 09:08
Principal Daniel Woolf announces plans to elevate the School of Policy Studies by drawing on expertise across many faculties.

The Conversation: The impact of climate change on language loss

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 10:17
Approximately 7,000 languages are spoken in the world today, but only about half are expected to survive this century.