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Available Expert - Should Canada step in to help ease tensions in the middle east?

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 13:42
Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Queen’s University historian Ariel Salzmann (History) is available to talk about the escalating tensions in the middle east. Dr. Salzmann is an associate professor, with a research focus on Islamic and world history.

There has been escalating tensions between Israeli citizens and the Palestinian Arab inhabitants in East Jerusalem during Islam's holy month of Ramadan, threatening the stability throughout the region. This has now triggered large scale armed conflict between Hamas militants in Gaza and the Israeli military.

News Release - Dan School of Drama and Music presents inaugural Watershed Festival

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 13:30
Wednesday, May 12, 2021

 In a year filled with challenges the Queen’s University Dan School of Drama and Music is presenting the inaugural Watershed Festival – Reimagining Music Theatre.

The first of its kind, the online celebration explores all things music theatre and brings together the worlds of opera, musical theatre, and those pushing the boundaries far beyond these traditional music boxes.


News Release - Queen’s health researcher receives inaugural Canadian Cancer Society Lifetime Contribution Prize

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 08:23
Wednesday, May 12, 2021

May 12, 2021- Joseph Pater, Professor Emeritus at Queen’s University, is the recipient of the Canadian Cancer Society Lifetime Contribution Prize, a new honour from the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS). The award recognizes an esteemed Canadian investigator whose contributions, vision, and leadership have enhanced the Canadian cancer research landscape to significantly benefit the lives of people with cancer.


How a unicorn is helping Ontario’s public and Catholic schools welcome gender diversity

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 11:59
Queen’s researcher Lee Airton has created Gegi.ca, an online resource that helps students advocate for their gender expression and gender identity human rights.

Caribbean food security during COVID-19 can only be ensured through debt relief

Sun, 05/02/2021 - 17:03
The Conversation: International border closures, which prompted the near-total shutdown of air and cruise travel to curb the spread of COVID-19, dealt a catastrophic blow to the Caribbean's tourism industry.

Giving graduates a jumpstart on new careers

Sun, 05/02/2021 - 16:47
Queen’s Career Apprenticeship: Kingston program, a one-year, salary paid, career apprenticeship is helping foster connections between the Queen's and Kingston communities.

News Release - Queen’s Experts and Researchers inspire STEM curiosity as Science Rendezvous Kingston goes virtual

Fri, 04/30/2021 - 09:39
Friday, April 30, 2021

For Immediate Release

April 30, 2021- The hugely popular Science Rendezvous Kingston is set to spark curiosity and discovery in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) through a virtual platform and series of events that launches May 1st.

Ghana needs to rethink its small-scale mining strategy

Thu, 04/29/2021 - 15:52
The Conversation: The devolution of small-scale mining decisions to municipal and district assemblies working in collaboration with traditional authorities is key to saving the industry in Ghana.

News Release - Queen’s University announces The Honourable Murray Sinclair as 15th Chancellor

Wed, 04/28/2021 - 14:25
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

For immediate release

April 28, 2021 - Today Queen’s University Principal and Vice-Chancellor Patrick Deane announced that the university has selected The Honourable Murray Sinclair to serve as its 15th Chancellor. As an experienced national leader, His Honour will be well positioned to offer insight and guidance to the university. He will begin in his new role on July 1.

Queen’s professor co-curates National Gallery of Canada’s first major Rembrandt exhibition

Wed, 04/28/2021 - 11:44
Stephanie Dickey plays lead role in developing Rembrandt in Amsterdam: Creativity and Competition which features works by the world-famous artist and his contemporaries.

What are the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings?

Mon, 04/26/2021 - 13:56
Looking at the social impacts post-secondary institutions are creating locally and abroad.

Available Expert - Minecraft helps students explore the Queen’s Campus Virtually

Mon, 04/26/2021 - 12:19
Monday, April 26, 2021

Queen’s Engineering has reinvented the school tour – in the world’s most popular virtual environment.

On April 21, almost 100 prospective Queen’s Engineering students took to the virtual campus – and experienced Queen’s in a whole new way. They toured the campus, hunted for eggs, and joined a lively Q&A with the Dean – on a dedicated Minecraft server that replicates the campus itself.

News Release - Queen’s University Places First Among Canadian Universities and Fifth Globally in Annual Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 20:11
Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Rankings measured on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

KINGSTON, ONTARIO - April 21, 2021 – Today, the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings revealed that Queen’s University has placed first in Canada and fifth in the world in its global ranking of universities that are advancing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within and beyond their local communities. The rankings measured over 1,200 post-secondary institutions and focused on the impact made in 17 categories measuring sustainability.

Working together to support the community

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 15:37
Teams of PhD students work together to address key issues facing the Kingston and Queen's communities through the PhD-Community Initiative.

News Release - Innovative technology group Elentra grows to become first-ever Queen’s University -owned corporation

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 09:49
Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Kingston— Today, Queen’s University announces the launch of Elentra Corp, an integrated teaching and learning platform that is transforming health sciences education.

Elentra was developed by a team of software developers in the Queen’s School of Medicine’s IT department in collaboration with an international consortium of 20 medical schools. Elentra Corp is the first-ever Queen’s owned and controlled corporation. Based in Kingston, Ontario, the corporation now employs 17 people in the region.  

Transforming the global academy

Mon, 04/19/2021 - 16:37
Principal Patrick Deane on how the SDGs are helping break down silos, provoke dialogue, and unite us all in a common global purpose.

Queen’s community comes together to illustrate social impact

Mon, 04/19/2021 - 16:19
THE Impact Rankings submission measures the university’s overall contribution to global sustainability.

Media Advisory - Media Advisory- PhD-Community Initiative Capstone Event

Fri, 04/16/2021 - 13:52
Friday, April 16, 2021

The PhD-Community Initiative (PhD-CI) brings together PhD students from a variety of research fields into interdisciplinary teams to support organizations in the Kingston community by addressing a challenge of importance to them. This year, four teams worked exclusively with the City of Kingston on a series of projects related to the priorities of the Mayor’s Kingston Economic Recovery Team (KERT). You are invited to hear more about their findings and recommendations to help our Kingston community recover from the challenges that COVID-19 has caused. 

Science Rendezvous Kingston – At home

Thu, 04/15/2021 - 15:24
Science Rendezvous Kingston has gone virtual this year, inspiring STEM curiosity and discovery from the nature around us to the far-reaches of outer space.