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Media Advisory - Citizenship ceremony at Queen's to welcome over 60 new Canadian citizens

Queen's News - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 11:10
Tuesday, February 25, 2020

KINGSTON – Queen’s University and the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC) are hosting an enhanced citizenship ceremony, which will see 66 local citizenship candidates become Canadian citizens. The unique event features a roundtable discussion, the formal citizenship ceremony, and a reception. The theme of the roundtable discussion is Black History Month.

Research@Queen’s Feature: Diving into microplastics

Queen's News - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 17:45
How do we tackle this “wicked” problem? Queen’s researcher Myra Hird believes the answer is in our own consumption and production habits.

Making a ‘major’ decision

Queen's News - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 14:03
Sixth annual Majors Night will help students connect their interests, goals, and academic options at Queen’s.

News Release - University statement regarding Steve Boyd

Queen's News - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 16:22
Thursday, February 20, 2020

As a community, and as a university, we were saddened and distressed by the February Globe and Mail article concerning a coach and a former university track athlete and her experiences. We are sure it was even more distressing for the many athletes directly impacted, and for the wider sporting community in Canada. No student-athlete should be subjected to the type of environment described. 

Gaining undergraduate research experience

Queen's News - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 13:11
The Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowships (USSRF) application period is open until March 2, 2020. 

The Conversation: The latest disease to fuel mistrust, fear and racism

Queen's News - Thu, 02/13/2020 - 13:36
The prevalence of racism and scapegoating in the face of catastrophes and disasters has a much longer history than the new coronavirus outbreak.

Going for Baroque

Queen's News - Wed, 02/12/2020 - 10:55
Late philanthropist’s passion for the artistic style has helped Queen’s experts to thrive.

News Release - Jane Philpott named Dean of Queen's Faculty of Health Sciences

Queen's News - Tue, 02/11/2020 - 07:52
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Queen’s University today announced that the Honourable Jane Philpott will serve as the university’s next Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, and Director of the School of Medicine. Dr. Philpott is an accomplished family physician, educator, and global health champion, and is best known for having held several senior cabinet positions with the Government of Canada. She will be the first woman to hold this position at Queen’s University.

News Release - Student trustee steps down

Queen's News - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 14:37
Wednesday, February 5, 2020

KINGSTON – Tyler Macintyre, a student trustee on the Queen’s Board of Trustees, today announced his resignation in the wake of concerns raised following his attendance at a coronavirus-themed event on February 1, 2020.

In his resignation, Macintyre expressed understanding and remorse for his actions.

Queen’s remains committed to creating an inclusive environment where all members of our community feel welcome and supported, and the university continues to make efforts to swiftly address behaviour that is damaging to our students, staff and faculty. 

Critical funding for health research

Queen's News - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 09:16
Canadian Institutes of Health Research funds $3.95 million in grants to seven Queen’s Researchers.

Queen’s Indigenous health researcher named Indspire Award winner

Queen's News - Tue, 02/04/2020 - 15:38
Assistant professor Karen Lawford honoured for outstanding career achievements in health.

Media Advisory - Queen's University Indigenous health researcher earns Indspire Award

Queen's News - Tue, 02/04/2020 - 13:22
Tuesday, February 4, 2020

KINGSTON – Queen’s University professor Karen Lawford is one of 12 recipients of the 2020 Indspire Awards, representing the highest honour the Indigenous community gives to its own people. Dr. Lawton won her award for her work in health.

News Release - Measuring waist circumference critical in treatment for obesity

Queen's News - Tue, 02/04/2020 - 11:01
Tuesday, February 4, 2020

(February 2019) Led by Queen’s University researcher Robert Ross (Kinesiology), 19 scientists from around the world are presenting evidence that healthcare professionals should routinely measure waist circumference, alongside body mass index (BMI), to properly assess and manage obesity-related health risk. The report, published in Nature Reviews Endocrinology, says documenting waist circumference provides an opportunity for all health care practitioners to improve patient management.

Capturing the Art of Research

Queen's News - Mon, 02/03/2020 - 14:49
Celebrating its fifth year, the Art of Research photo contest is open for submissions until March 12.

Helping students map out their futures

Queen's News - Thu, 01/30/2020 - 12:50
Career Services’ Major Maps mark five years of helping students navigate the opportunities available at Queen’s.

A star on and off the ice

Queen's News - Thu, 01/30/2020 - 12:33
Former Queen's Gaels hockey player Slater Doggett receives the Governor General’s Academic All-Canadian Commendation.

Media Advisory - Queen's University hosts panel discussion on coronavirus

Queen's News - Wed, 01/29/2020 - 14:44
Wednesday, January 29, 2020

KINGSTON – The Queen’s University School of Policy Studies is hosting a panel discussion The Wuhan Coronavirus: Have the lessons learned from SARS helped? The public is welcome to hear from four Queen’s experts including Drs. Gerald Evans, Samantha Buttemer, Kieran Moore, and David Walker.


Queen’s remembers Bethany Qun Yi Yan

Queen's News - Wed, 01/29/2020 - 11:06
Fourth-year Concurrent Education student was also a member of the award-winning varsity cheerleading team.

Inspiring budding researchers

Queen's News - Tue, 01/28/2020 - 09:49
IGnite: Research Stories to Inspire Generations will feature talks on neutrinos, fundamental building blocks of the universe, and molecular interactions

New internal funding for research

Queen's News - Tue, 01/28/2020 - 09:42
Queen's Vice-Principal (Research) launches Wicked Ideas Competition.