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News Release - Access to essential cancer medicines is unequal globally

Queen's News - Tue, 09/21/2021 - 11:55
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

KINGSTON, ON, September 21, 2021 – Patients in most countries of the world do not have access to basic cancer medicines, according to new research from Queen’s University professor Christopher Booth and collaborators at the World Health Organization (WHO). Their paper, published in The Lancet Oncology, asked oncologists worldwide to list the most important cancer medicines and to describe whether patients could access these medicines in their home country.

Queen’s University to train next generation of Egyptian technology leaders

Queen's News - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 14:06
Queen’s University has entered into an international partnership with the Government of Egypt to train their next generation of experts in the field of artificial intelligence and data science. 

Preserving the flora

Queen's News - Wed, 09/15/2021 - 14:52
The Fowler Herbarium, a museum of over 140,000 dried plant specimens, is critical for identifying, monitoring, and conserving plant biodiversity in Eastern Ontario.

World-renowned philosopher earns Royal Society of Canada award

Queen's News - Tue, 09/14/2021 - 14:58
Will Kymlicka has been recognized with the Pierre Chauveau medal for outstanding contributions to the humanities.

Hot not boring: Mountain building may have looked different a billion years ago

Queen's News - Thu, 09/09/2021 - 11:01
New research by Queen’s professor Chris Spencer explores the earth’s crust, ultra-high temperatures, and mountain building events.

Available Expert - The value of Federal Leaders’ debates

Queen's News - Tue, 09/07/2021 - 11:52
Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Queen’s University expert Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) is available to speak about the upcoming  Federal Leadership Debates.

 The leaders of the five main parties square off on Wednesday for the campaign’s second French-language debate, followed by the English-language debate the next day.

Four Queen’s researchers elected to the Royal Society of Canada

Queen's News - Fri, 09/03/2021 - 11:51
Researchers ranging in expertise from intercultural psychology to maternal care will be inducted into Canada’s national academy.

News Release - Students at Queen’s University receive Canada’s largest Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) scholarship

Queen's News - Wed, 09/01/2021 - 11:05
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Universities announce their 2020 Schulich Leaders, winning $100,000 or $80,000 scholarships for undergraduate study


KINGSTON, ON, Sept. 1 – Ten students have been named Queen’s University recipients of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarship.

Out of a pool of 350,000 potential candidates across Canada, 1,400 students were nominated. This year, 100 students received this celebrated award, up from 50 in prior years.

Development plans help increase graduate student confidence

Queen's News - Wed, 09/01/2021 - 09:36
The content of the Individual Development Plan is intended to provide direction, support, and tools to help students during graduate studies and as they transition to the next stage of their career.

Media Advisory - Queen's University safely welcomes first -year students to residence

Queen's News - Tue, 08/31/2021 - 13:53
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Queen’s University is inviting media to observe the first day of move-in for all first-year students. For the second year in a row, the move-in period is spread over several days, with health and safety measures in place to protect the community.  This year, move-in will take place over four days, beginning September first and ending September 4.

Available Expert - Severe flooding and storm damage during Hurricane Ida will have lasting impacts in coastal Louisiana

Queen's News - Tue, 08/31/2021 - 11:01
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Queen’s experts Ryan Mulligan (Civil Engineering), Korey Pasch (Political Studies), and Katerina Genikomsou (Civil Engineering) can speak to the cause and lasting effects of Hurricane Ida.

Ida severely damaged the region’s power grid, leaving the entire city of New Orleans and thousands of other Louisiana residents in the dark. Other parts of the state suffered major flooding and structure damage.

Available Expert - The life and legacy of Charlie Watts

Queen's News - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 14:51
Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Queen’s University expert Robb Mackay (Dan School of Drama and Music) is available to speak about the legacy of Charlie Watts.

 The drummer of the Rolling Stones, died peacefully Tuesday, according to his publicist, at the age of 80.

Reimagining the perception of a parasport athlete

Queen's News - Mon, 08/23/2021 - 13:39
Queen’s University-led project works to expand opportunities for adaptive sports across Canada.

Making sense of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Russia: Lessons from the past and present

Queen's News - Wed, 08/18/2021 - 13:54
Coverage of Russian vaccination rollout has focused largely on concerns about ethics of development and inconsistent messaging. But Russian-language research complicates this picture.

News Release - Budding Queen's University entrepreneurs make their big pitch

Queen's News - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 16:34
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

From: Queen’s University

August 18, 2021-The Dunin-Deshpande Summer Pitch Competition has been an opportunity for student and community entrepreneurs to pitch innovative start-ups for the last 10 years. Attracting a diverse group of students and members of the Kingston community across a wide range of backgrounds and expertise, the competition provides over 510 participants with the chance to take their ideas to the next level, with prizes and grants totalling $100,000.

Budding entrepreneurs make their big pitch

Queen's News - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 14:56
The 10th Dunin-Deshpande Summer Pitch Competition provides participants the chance to win prizes totaling up to $100,000.

Tick-Talk with researcher Robert Colautti

Queen's News - Mon, 08/16/2021 - 15:39
The evolutionary biologist discusses ticks, tick-borne diseases, and his part in developing a portable device to test ticks for Lyme disease while in the field.

News Release - Queen’s to require COVID-19 vaccinations

Queen's News - Thu, 08/12/2021 - 11:56
Thursday, August 12, 2021

KINGSTON, ON – Today, Queen’s University announced that it will require all students, staff, and faculty returning to campus to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Students, staff and faculty will need to be fully vaccinated or have a plan to do so, by Sept. 7.