News and Events

Developing a Glocal Future: Bridging Global and Local Perspectives Conference

Mar 10, 2024

The DEVS Department Student Council announces the 2024 conference will be held on Sunday March 10, 2024. The theme is Developing a Glocal Future: Bridging Global and Local Perspectives.

Master’s or PhD Position Available: Post-Extractive Transitions

Dec 12, 2023

The Futures of Care project led by Drs. Hall, Epprecht, and Goebel are seeking a qualified candidate interested in pursuing their MA or PhD research investigating alternative relations to land in extractive regions in northern Canada and South Africa.

DEVS Alumni Sara-Maya Kaba wins a 2023-2024 Pathy Fellowship Award

Nov 22, 2023

Funded by the Pathy Fellowship Foundation, in partnership with the Coady Institute, Sara-Maya has founded Aawaaz. Aawaaz is an initiative that works with underserved youth in Pakistan.

Students engage in learning how to express their thoughts about Lake Ontario with charcoal

Nov 21, 2023

Most of us spend our academic lives reading and writing, but there are many ways to learn and teach.

David McDonald speaks with Bill Welychka about his new Living Lake Ontario course

Oct 31, 2023

How important is Lake Ontario? That is the question that Bill Welychka, host of Global News asks Professor David McDonald.

Students engage in learning about safe fish and revitalizing fisheries

Oct 27, 2023

After learning about safe fish eating in Lake Ontario, and then learning about efforts to revitalize fisheries in Akwesasne First Nation, students learned how to clean fish from Chef Cody Balfour from Hospitality Services at Queen’s.

New course dunks students in Lake Ontario

CBC News · Posted: Sep 09, 2023 4:00 AM EDT | Last Updated: September 9 - Sep 09, 2023

A new course at Queen's University in Kingston, Ont., is offering students an opportunity to immerse themselves in Lake Ontario, both figuratively and literally.

Congratulations DEVS Class of 2023!

Jun 21, 2023

On June 21, 2023 the convocation ceremony for Queen's University graduates of the Global Development Studies program was held at the Leon's Centre in Kingston.

MSP research wins the Water International Best Paper Award.

Jun 16, 2023

The International Water Resources Association named the Municipal Services Project (MSP) research as the Best Paper of the Year in 2022!

Teaching Assistantship Vacancies 2023-2024

Jun 15, 2023

The Department of Global Development Studies invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in available teaching assistant positions.

So Youn Kim, DEVS PhD Candidate artwork featured

Jun 08, 2023

So Youn Kim, a DEVS PhD candidate who has a passion for art has been featured on the ITSLIQUID website.

Tineke Kippers successfully defends her MA thesis

May 08, 2023

The Department of Global Development Studies congratulates Tineke Kippers on successfully defending her Master of Arts Thesis.