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IGnite Virtual set for March 4

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COVID-19 leaves youth forced out of foster care even more vulnerable

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 11:00
The Conversation: The Ontario provincial government announced a moratorium on ending foster care at age 18 during the coronavirus pandemic, but this is due to end on March 31.

Helping students design their summer

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 11:54
Career Services is connecting students with job listings and workshops to help them find summer opportunities.

Exploring the future of Blackness

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 10:54
CBC's 21 Black Futures features film by Queen’s assistant professor that imagines a future in which calling the police is not the only option in an emergency.

Media Advisory - The Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) Virtual Symposium Series

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 13:58
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

KINGSTON, Feb 24, 2021 – CIMVHR presents Military and Veteran Family Research: Setting the Stage for the Next Chapter. The symposium brings experts together to gather, discuss and disseminate emerging research.

 WHEN: February 24, 2021, 10am-12pm ET

WHERE:        Online webinar, please register online.

WHO (in order of appearance):

 Heidi Cramm, PhD, Research Advisor, Military and Veteran Families, CIMVHR; Associate Professor, School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Queen's University


Creativity in the online classroom

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 13:58
Professors and instructors in the Faculty of Arts and Science are finding new ways to connect with students through remote learning.

Available Expert - Studying the cancer drugs approved for reimbursement in Canada

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 11:16
Monday, February 22, 2021

Queen’s University health expert Bishal Gyawali (Oncology) is available to talk about his latest research that has been published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine

The paper looks at the level of evidence and magnitude of clinical benefit of cancer drugs recommended for provincial reimbursement in Canada and compares them with those that were not recommended, as well as those approved in the United States.

Available Expert - High School students explore the topics of galaxies and dark matter

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 13:37
Thursday, February 18, 2021

Queen’s University PhD Candidate, Particle Astrophysics Research Group, Benjamin Tam is available to talk about a national outreach event happening virtually this weekend in Kingston.

 Hundreds of high school students from across Canada are expected to attend the two-day online session about astrophysics, a branch of space science, on February 20-21, from 1-4pm.

Partnering with industry to advance technological innovation

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 11:48
Over $6 million has been awarded to Queen’s researchers through NSERC’s Alliance grants to collaborate with industry partners in areas such as computing, wireless communications, and nuclear power.

Balancing vaccine hope with pandemic reality

Fri, 02/12/2021 - 16:29
Dr. Bonnie Henry discussed the current state of the pandemic for this year’s Duncan G. Sinclair Lectureship.

News Release - Researcher Anne Ellis, along with co-investigators Stephen Vanner and Prameet Sheth, receive federal funding to study COVID transmission and immunity among students and staff

Thu, 02/11/2021 - 09:26
Thursday, February 11, 2021

Kingston – While many university classes across Canada are being held online, some programs require in-person learning and access to on- and off-campus research and learning facilities. This increases the risk of exposure for students, faculty and staff to SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19. To address this, the Government of Canada is investing $223,161 through Canada’s COVID-19 Immunity Task Force (CITF) to support a research study looking at SARS-CoV-2 transmission and immunity on the Queen's University campus.

Share your passion for International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Wed, 02/10/2021 - 15:58
On Feb. 11, Queen’s will recognize the United Nations’ International Day of Women and Girls in Science by encouraging the campus community to share their passion for STEM.

Media Advisory - Duncan G. Sinclair Lecture featuring Dr. Bonnie Henry "Balancing vaccine hope with pandemic reality"

Tue, 02/09/2021 - 09:26
Tuesday, February 9, 2021

 KINGSTON - Provincial Health Officer, Province of British Columbia Dr. Bonnie Henry is the featured speaker for the 2021 Duncan G. Sinclair Lectureship in Health Studies and Policy Research. The virtual lecture series is hosted by the School of Policy Studies and the Heath Services and Policy Research Unit  at Queen’s University.


Undergraduate Admissions welcomes first Equity Ambassadors

Mon, 02/08/2021 - 14:41
New peer advisors are set to engage and support applicants and prospective students.

News Release - Queen’s University Class of 2020 gives $14,000 to Food Banks Canada

Tue, 02/02/2021 - 15:56
Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Despite facing their own year of challenges, the Queen’s University Class of 2020 will be starting their first days as alumni giving back to others — voting to give more than $14,000 dollars to Food Banks Canada.

The donation in the name of the Class of 2020 is part of a new initiative that will mark the university’s 180th year while simultaneously challenging alumni to change something for good in their own communities — wherever in the world they may be.

Computers powered by light and brain networks

Tue, 02/02/2021 - 11:05
Researcher Bhavin Shastri believes neuromorphic photonics could solve complex computer optimization challenges and advance machine-learning applications.

Media Advisory - MEDIA ADVISORY: COVID-19 one year in -- Policies and results

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 09:18
Friday, January 29, 2021

KINGSTON - Media are invited to attend a virtual lecture series hosted by the School of Policy Studies  that will review the progress in managing the COVID-19 pandemic through a public policy lens.



News Release - New study says current cancer research efforts do not match the global burden of the disease

Thu, 01/28/2021 - 11:21
Thursday, January 28, 2021

January 28- A new study involving scientists at Queen’s University has found that current cancer research efforts do not match the global burden of deaths from the disease.

The research was led by Christopher Booth, Professor of Oncology and Public Health Sciences and Canada Research Chair in Population Cancer Care. The international research team also included Drs. Bishal Gyawali and Nazik Hammad from Queen’s.  

Queer support launched at Queen’s

Tue, 01/26/2021 - 13:54
Queen’s University announces new Employee Resource Group designed to support LGTBQ2S+ employees.