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Teaching and learning online

Wed, 09/23/2020 - 13:32
Vice-Provost (Teaching and Learning) John Pierce on Queen’s efforts to create a successful remote educational environment.

Available Expert - Federal government's climate policy hangs in the balance

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 11:32
Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Queen’s University environmental expert Warren Mabee is available to comment on the battle over Ottawa's decision to impose a national price on carbon pollution heading for a final showdown in front of Canada's highest court. 

News Release - Positive test for COVID-19 confirmed at Queen’s University

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 15:21
Monday, September 21, 2020

Kingston, ON – Queen’s has been advised by Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox and Addington Public Health (KFL&A Public Health) of a confirmed positive COVID-19 case in the Queen’s community.

Queen’s is working closely with KFL&A Public Health and has detailed processes and protocols in place to respond quickly. Contact tracing is being conducted by KFL&A Public Health and all close contacts will be contacted directly by Public Health. The individual has followed appropriate protocols and is self-isolating.  

New virtual career fairs

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 15:41

News Release - COVID-19 Assessment Centre opens at Queen’s University

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 10:01
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

KINGSTON, ON – A satellite COVID-19 Assessment Centre was opened at Queen’s University this week as part of ongoing efforts to keep the Kingston community safe from potential spread of the virus.

Operated by Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), the facility will support Queen’s students offering testing to those who exhibit COVID-19 symptoms, have travelled outside of Canada in the past 14 days, or require tests for contact tracing purposes, as advised by KFL&A Public Health and Queen’s Student Wellness Services.

Start writing for The Conversation Canada

Fri, 09/11/2020 - 13:46
Scott White, Editor-in-Chief of The Conversation Canada, to host two online, interactive workshops for faculty, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows on Sept. 17 and 21.

News Release - Schulich Leader Scholarships Awarded to 10 Queen’s Students

Fri, 09/11/2020 - 09:09
Friday, September 11, 2020

(KINGSTON, ON) – Ten future leaders in science, technology, engineering, and math will be attending Queen’s this fall, thanks to Canada’s most prestigious STEM scholarships.

Schulich Leader Scholarships, worth up to $100,000, was launched in 2012 by Canadian businessman and philanthropist Seymour Schulich as a way to help the next generation of entrepreneurial-minded technology innovators.

Schulich Leader Scholarships awarded to 10 Queen’s students

Thu, 09/10/2020 - 15:54
Canada’s most prestigious STEM scholarships, worth up to $100,000, supports the next generation of entrepreneurial-minded, technology innovators.

Canada’s next big author is a Queen’s grad

Wed, 09/09/2020 - 14:38
Iain Reid's novel 'I'm Thinking of Ending Things' has been adapted into a movie by an Academy Award-winning screenwriter for Netflix.

Four professors receive one of the highest Canadian academic honours

Tue, 09/08/2020 - 13:14
Royal Society of Canada elects two Queen’s University researchers as Fellows, and two to the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

Fighting for change

Thu, 09/03/2020 - 09:55
Policy paper for anti-racism in hockey developed by two Queen’s University researchers is gaining momentum.

News Release - Queen's adds COVID-19 assessment function to campus mobile safety app, SeQure

Wed, 09/02/2020 - 15:31
Thursday, September 3, 2020

(September 3, 2020) - As part of focused efforts to keep the campus community safe this fall, a COVID-19 assessment tool has been added to Queen’s University’s mobile safety app, SeQure. The app, which launched in 2012 to provide quick and comprehensive access to the university’s security resources, will allow users who arrive on campus to fill out a brief COVID-19 survey. Based on their answers—to questions about symptoms and travel for instance—the app will signal to users whether it is safe to proceed with their visit.

News Release - WE-CAN Project at Queen’s University and Kingston Economic Development Corporation Announce First LEAD Program Cohort for Women Entrepreneurs

Tue, 09/01/2020 - 14:51
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Today, Queen’s University and Kingston Economic Development Corporation announced the names of the 21 women-led businesses that will make up the first cohort of the LEAD program.

News Release - Closing the gender pay gap in medicine: an action plan

Mon, 08/31/2020 - 09:52
Monday, August 31, 2020

Safely moving in to residence

Thu, 08/27/2020 - 15:51
New procedures for student move-in will support campus and community safety.