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Queen’s remembers Professor Emeritus Daniel David Moses

Wed, 07/15/2020 - 13:54
Award-winning playwright and poet arrived at Queen's in 2003 as a Queen's National Scholar.

Indigenous and Afro-Brazilian lands under greater threat in Brazil during COVID-19

Tue, 07/14/2020 - 15:18
The Conversation: Jair Bolsonaro's government has put forward laws that could put Indigenous land into the hands of mining, agricultural, and timber businesses.

Available Expert - Queen’s University expert comments on Pearson Airport layoffs

Tue, 07/14/2020 - 14:01
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Queen’s University expert Ken Wong is available to comment on the Greater Toronto Airports Authority eliminating 500 jobs because of the dramatic reduction in demand for air travel due to COVID-19. 

Two Queen’s experts weigh in on confronting COVID

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 16:47
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

(KINGSTON, ONT.)  A new book has just been released that examines the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on civil liberties, global health, federalism, and accountability. The book, titled Vulnerable: The Law, Policy & Ethics of COVID-19, was co-edited by Jane Philpott, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University, along with professors Colleen M. Flood, Vanessa MacDonnell, Sophie Theriault, from the University of Ottawa,  and Sridhar Venkatapuram from King’s College London.

Discovery of ‘thought worms’ opens window to the mind

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 11:30
Queen’s University researchers uncover brain-based marker of new thoughts and discover we have more than 6,000 thoughts each day.

Mentoring new students

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 11:26
Queen’s has expanded a peer program that helps set up first-year students for success.

Keeping an eye on the prize

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 09:32
Queen’s University researcher David Lyon has earned the Molson Prize for decades of work in surveillance studies.

News Release - Protecting cancer patients from COVID-19: world-first clinical trial tests a novel immune-boosting strategy

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 08:39
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

(July 8, 2020) In the race to find new ways to prevent and treat COVID-19, Canadian researchers have launched an innovative clinical trial focused on strengthening the immune system for one of the most vulnerable populations – cancer patients.  

News Release - WE-CAN Project at Queen’s University and Kingston Economic Development Corporation Announce First Rural Mentorship Cohort

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 09:31
Tuesday, July 7, 2020

From Queen’s University

(July 7, 2020) Queen’s University and Kingston Economic Development Corporation announced today the names of nine rural, women-led businesses that will make up the first cohort of the Rural Mentorship Program.

Queen's launches Indigenous Initiatives website

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 15:00
New site brings together campus-wide information and resources on Queen's University Indigenous research, initiatives, cultural services, and more.

Summer orientation from anywhere

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 14:44
Queen’s is preparing incoming students for university through online programming throughout July

Recommended reads for Indigenous History Month

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 11:41
Office of Indigenous Initiatives staff highlight their favourite books by Indigenous authors.

Student job programs go remote amidst COVID-19

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 14:36
Undergraduate placements continue to be strong despite restrictions caused by the global pandemic.

Welcoming the first Promise Scholars to Queen’s

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 14:16
The new program is designed to increase access to a Queen’s education. 

News Release - Queen’s Faculty of Law to launch consultation on building name

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 10:59
Thursday, June 25, 2020

Kingston, ON-The Queen’s University Faculty of Law today announced that it is committing to a formal consultation process to review the name of its building, Sir John A. Macdonald Hall.

The consultation process will involve the formation of a committee consisting of students, faculty, staff, and alumni that will welcome and consider comments from both within and outside the Queen’s community about the law building name. The matter will also be considered by the law school’s Faculty Board.

Support for artists is key to returning to vibrant cultural life post-coronavirus

Wed, 06/24/2020 - 14:15
The Conversation: Policy makers and arts sectors together need to reimagine how we might organize contracts, leverage networks, and change supports to create more long-term opportunities for arts workers.  

Examining healthy behaviours in youth

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 14:33
New survey reveals concerns about the mental health of girls and new types of risk behaviours reported by young people in Canada.

Engineering researchers lauded for contributions

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 09:37
Two Queen’s University professors earn Canadian Academy of Engineering Fellowship for lifetime of critical research.