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Why Canada’s political system makes it difficult to fight floods

7 hours 39 min ago
THE CONVERSATION: Canadian history and international relations theory provide perspective on why coordinating flood management is difficult in Canada and what can be done about it.

Media Advisory - Season opens at Agnes Etherington Art Centre featuring a new Bader exhibit

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 11:44
Tuesday, September 17, 2019

KINGSTON – Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University is offering media a special opportunity to tour the exhibition Leiden circa 1630: Rembrandt Emerges with Dr Jacquelyn N. Coutré, Bader Curator/Researcher of European Art.

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News Release - Queen's University researchers warn that loss of genetic variation means species are less adaptable to climate change

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 10:20
Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Queen’s University researcher Vicki Friesen (Biology) and former postdoctoral fellow Debbie Leigh are sounding the alarm over the increasing loss of the genetic variation that allows species to adapt to the rapid and drastic environmental changes being generated by human activity.

Genetic variation is part of what makes individuals different. In plants and animals this can lead to differences in how they look as well as important differences in migration behavior, flowering time, or reproductive success. These differences within a species allow for adaptation to change.

Genetic variation: a key to survival

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 15:16
Queen’s researchers warn that loss of genetic variation means species are less adaptable to climate change.

News Release - Queen's Day Care celebrates milestone anniversary

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 11:05
Monday, September 16, 2019

Started by a group of students in a room in the Students’ Memorial Union in the fall of 1969, the Queen’s Day Care Centre is celebrating 50 years of caring for children with a parade Wednesday, September 18 from 4 to 6 pm at Tindall Field.

Queen’s researchers recognized by Governor General

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 14:38
Three academics honoured for their work on bullying, mental health, and the Arctic.

Agnes Etherington Art Centre to celebrate Fall Season Launch

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 13:53
Queen’s art gallery hosts public reception marking debut of four new exhibitions.

Celebrating a century of commerce

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 13:42
Digital storytelling campaign showcases the breadth and depth of the program’s 100-year legacy.

Nobel Prize Laureates to inspire at public event

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 13:06
International initiative will connect Nobel Laureates with students, researchers, and Queen’s community, during first Canadian tour.

Let’s change the ‘girls play flute, boys bash drums’ stereotypes

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 11:42
THE CONVERSATION: When children take up instruments theyre not passionate about, most don't stick with music for long, and that's a shame.

Orientation concludes with weekend events

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 14:10
The Class of 2023 settles in for the academic year at Queen's University as orientation concludes.

A royal honour for research

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 10:38
Royal Society of Canada elects four Queen’s University researchers.

Mentoring tomorrow’s Indigenous health experts

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 13:01
Queen's hosts Indigenous and non-Indigenous post-secondary trainees at Indigenous Mentorship Network of Ontario's 2019 Summer Institute.

Land donation gives Queen’s access to unique ecosystem

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 16:35
Family commemorates the 100th anniversary of their grandmother’s graduation.

Valuing femininity

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 15:51
A Queen's post-doc has won an Ontario Women’s Health Scholars Award for her work to measure and combat femmephobic attitudes.

Available Expert - Hurricane Dorian tracks slowly to the United States

Tue, 09/03/2019 - 10:53
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Queen’s University researchers Ryan Mulligan (Engineering) and Korey Pasch (Policy Studies) are available to comment on Hurricane Dorian. The hurricane landed in the Bahamas as a Category 5 storm and is projected to hit the United States as a Category 3 by end of day Tuesday.

Getting to know the Class of 2023

Sun, 09/01/2019 - 17:15
This group of incoming students come from across Canada and around the world.

Agnes Etherington Art Centre debuts national Rembrandt tour

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 15:56
Campus art museum is first stop on Queen’s-curated tour of famed artist’s works and influences.

News Release - Queen's University researcher uncovers issues with non-inferiority trials for cancer drugs

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 11:21
Friday, August 30, 2019

From: Queen’s University

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(August 2019) Queen’s University researcher Bishal Gyawali (Oncology, Public Health Sciences) recently completed a study that uncovered a number of problems with non-inferiority trials in regards to cancer drugs.

The research showed that using non-inferiority design was not justified in 40 per cent of the trials and that industry funding of trials was associated with the lack of justification.

Start-ups awarded seed funding in Kingston’s biggest pitch competition

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 15:23
Seven teams win big in annual Dunin-Deshpande Queen’s Innovation Centre's summer pitch competition.

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