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News Release - Queen's partners to create new certificate program in Mohawk Language and Culture

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 14:01
Thursday, June 21, 2018

TYENDINAGA - On National Indigenous Peoples Day 2018, Queen’s University announced a partnership with Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén:na which would see the two organizations work together to deliver a certificate program in Mohawk Language and Culture in the community of Tyendinaga.

News Release - Queen's University researcher helps uncover how nocturnal insects navigate

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 09:34
Thursday, June 21, 2018

Queen’s University researcher Barrie Frost and his research collaborators have uncovered the first reliable evidence that some nocturnal insects use the Earth’s magnetic field to navigate during migration.

New research takes flight

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 14:32
Queen’s University researcher helps uncover how nocturnal insects navigate.

Available Expert - Canada readies to legalize marijuana

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 14:18
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Queen’s University expert Oyedeji Ayonrinde is available to comment on the passing of Bill C-45 which will legalize marijuana in Canada.

“Countdown has started in earnest as we approach the global milestone to legalization of cannabis for recreational use. With the debates over, it is time to put the practical and supportive infrastructure in place, mainly knowledge,” says Dr. Ayonrinde.

Reflecting and reconciling

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 14:18
The annual staff barbecue marked National Indigenous Peoples Day through décor and a special art project.

Available Expert - Senate passes marijuana legalization bill

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 11:42
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Queen’s University expert Art Cockfield is available to comment on Bill C-45 officially passing the Senate vote. This paves the way for the bill to pass into Canadian law. The Senate voted 52-29 to approve the government’s newest version of the bill.

Bill C-45 now moves to royal assent, the final step in the legislative process. That could occur within days at the government’s discretion.

“I support the new laws and the fact that Trudeau ensured all provinces have same basic approach, including consistent home growing rules,” says Professor Cockfield.

Four Directions moves out

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 11:36
An expansion is underway at Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre, with a planned re-opening this fall.

Maintaining Mohawk identity

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 11:24
Queen’s University and Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén:na are partnering to deliver a certificate in Mohawk Language and Culture.

Stories worth telling

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 14:36
Galen Watts (Cultural Studies) secures one of five top spots in the 2018 SSHRC Storytellers contest.

Graduate student team SWIM’s into AquaHacking Challenge final

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 14:16
Beaty Water Research Centre’s student innovation team is developing a new technology to detect and track sewage overflow dur to high rainfall events.

Available Expert - Children’s mental health at risk from forced separation of families at U.S. border

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 12:23
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Queen's University psychology professor Mark Sabbagh is available to comment on the potential toll the forced separation families currently occurring at the Mexico/United States border could have on the mental health of the children involved.

“The families showing up at the US border, parents and children alike, are under considerable stress as they flee intolerable circumstances in their home countries,” says Dr. Sabbagh. “The sudden family separation that is currently occurring at the US border is an unconscionably cruel act that only adds to parents and children’s distress.”

New fund to support Indigenous art at the Agnes

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 11:04
The Dodge Family Foundation is helping the Agnes Etherington Art Centre learn more about its Indigenous art collection.

Available Expert - Queen's University to launch Mohawk Language and Culture Certificate for Tyendinaga community members

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 09:47
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

TYENDINAGA – The Queen’s University Faculty of Arts and Science, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, in partnership with Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén:na (TTO) Language and Cultural Centre, is launching a Certificate in Mohawk Language and Culture.


Supporting Indigenous academics and Indigenous research

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 16:14
New funding and updated policies will support Indigenous graduate students, and students conducting research with Indigenous communities.

News Release - Queen's University researchers receive over $3 million in funding for research to advance understanding of people and societies

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 11:25
Friday, June 15, 2018

KINGSTON - Twenty-four Queen’s University researchers are recipients of over $3 million in funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). The Insight and Partnership Grants program are designed to support their work in a range of disciplines that build knowledge and understanding about people, societies, and the world.

Focus on humanities and social sciences

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 08:19
Queen’s University researchers receive more than $3 million in funding to advance understanding of people and societies.

Fresh funds for fresh water

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:37
Water purification technology which started in a Queen’s laboratory is one step closer to commercial reality.

The Conversation: Lessons from religious groups for a ‘Ghana beyond aid’

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 10:07
President’s vision seeks to ensure that Ghana becomes self-sufficient on its own rather than depending on foreign aid for development

Choose your own adventure

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 15:06
If you have an idea for a new experiential learning opportunity, you can apply for up to $2,000 in one-time funding to make it a reality.

Queen’s University Library publishes new journal Advances in Combinatorics

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 14:46
Publication of new mathematical journal is part of the library's ongoing efforts to leverage digital opportunities to advance innovative, cost-effective scholarly communications models.