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Scientist earns prestigious international honour

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 14:06
Queen’s University researcher John Smol earns elite recognition from Royal Society.

Available Expert - Wildfires rage above Arctic Circle in Sweden

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 11:48
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Queen’s University wildfire expert Ed Struzik is available for comment on wildfires currently raging in northern Sweden, and the more frequent occurrence of fires in polar regions of the world – including Canada.

"Fires have been burning bigger, hotter and more often,” says Mr. Struzik. “The fires in northern Sweden demonstrate that no place, including the circumpolar Arctic is immune to the future effects of fire. Blame it on climate change, and an increasingly ice-free Arctic Ocean, which is driving fire-friendly weather patterns in ways we are only beginning to understand.”

Surveilling Surveillance

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 14:05
Queen’s professor David Lyon recognized for career contributions to field of surveillance studies.

Preparing incoming first-year students

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 13:46
The Summer Orientation to Academics and Resources program connected incoming first-year students to resources across campus.

Welcoming new faculty

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:25
New faculty members and their families gathered to meet their peers at a special welcome barbecue.

The facts of the (dark) matter

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 13:57
World leading researchers gather at Queen’s to discuss dark matter, galaxies, and the universe.

The Conversation: The 100-year-old rallying cry of ‘white genocide’

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 13:33
Fear of an imminent 'white genocide' fuels modern white supremicist groups, but the concept behind it began well over 100 years ago.

Media Advisory - Cutting-edge bridge testing machine unveiled at Queen's University

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 13:28
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

KINGSTON – Queen’s University researcher Amir Fam and his team are unveiling a cutting-edge Moving Load Simulator – a technology designed to test structural integrity of bridge materials and design. The new machine could also have an impact locally.


Available Expert - NATO Summit kicks off amid political turmoil

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 09:22
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Queen’s University military and defence expert Sté​fanie Von Hlatky is available to comment on this week’s NATO Summit – a meeting of the NATO Heads of State and Government that occurs every two years – that began today in Brussels, Belgium.

Exploring art worlds

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 11:55
The "Art Worlds" pilot program is a partnership between the Smith School of Business and the Agnes Etherington Art Centre.

Innovation and Wellness Centre gets a new name

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 09:05
New building signs will be going up at the corner of Union and Division next month.

The Conversation: Sex and gender both shape your health, in different ways

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 09:42
By asking people their sex and gender, health researchers may be able to understand why each person experiences illness and disease differently.

Professor emeritus receives honorary degree from University of Saskatchewan

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 09:21
A noted statistician, Agnes M. Herzberg researches the statistical design of experiments including contributions to the design of clinical trials in medicine.

Agnes artist-in-residence brings in the community

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 15:23
During her residency, Tau Lewis has spent time with pre-teen girls to help them explore their identity. 

Indigenous scholars visit Queen’s for year-long fellowship

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 16:13
The Faculty of Arts and Science has announced the recipients of its pre-doctoral fellowships for Indigenous graduate students.

Queen's anti-bullying expert named to Order of Canada

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 12:33
Psychology professor Wendy Craig recognized for groundbreaking youth research.

Helping the incoming class prepare for student life

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 14:17
Summer Orientation to Academics and Resources (SOAR) is an important part of the new student transition to Queen’s – and everyone has a role to play.

News Release - Finance ministers’ meeting prompts re-opening of equalization debate

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 12:10
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Queen’s economist and Stauffer-Dunning Fellow at Queen’s School of Policy Studies, Don Drummond, is available for comment on the re-emergence of the equalization payments debate ahead of a meeting of the federal and provincial finance ministers.

“The equalization formula now responds fairly slowly to changing economic and fiscal fortunes of the provinces due to the lags that were extended in recent years,” says Drummond. “This came in response to requests from the provinces for greater stability and hence predictability of payments.”

Available Expert- Audit of Refugee Protection Division to be released today

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 08:32
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Queen’s University refugee law expert Sharry Aiken is available to comment on the long-awaited audit of the Refugee Protection Division (RPD) to be released today. It is anticipated the review will identify a number of concerns in relation to the RPD’s procedures, productivity and results accountability.

Bullying prevention research network secures funding to tackle teen dating violence

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 10:27
PREVNet to train teachers how to identify dating violence and promote healthy relationships.