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Media Advisory - Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Canadian prisons on the rise

Fri, 12/18/2020 - 11:33
Friday, December 18, 2020

Queen’s University political studies expert Linda Mussell is available to talk about the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Canadian Federal prisons.

Eighty inmates and four staff members have tested positive for the virus as of December 17.

“Prisoners and their loved ones on the outside are suffering,” says Mussell. “It’s impossible to be safe from COVID-19 while confined. We’ve known this since the beginning; it’s no surprise that this outbreak is happening.”

Queen’s remembers Professor Emeritus George Ewan

Thu, 12/17/2020 - 16:44
Dr. Ewan played a key role in advancing the understanding of solar neutrinos as a founding member and joint leader of the SNO (Sudbury Neutrino Observatory) collaboration.

Committing to greater equity, diversity, inclusion, and Indigeneity

Thu, 12/17/2020 - 13:44
Queen’s launches two new financial awards to recognize underserved and underrepresented students.

2020: The Year in Research

Wed, 12/16/2020 - 09:45
A look back at the major initiatives, the funding and awards garnered, and how a community mobilized to respond to and combat COVID-19.

A catalyst for change

Tue, 12/15/2020 - 15:37
Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and the student who started the Erased by FEAS account discuss ways to change the faculty, and profession.

Queen’s University announces five new Canada Research Chairs

Tue, 12/15/2020 - 15:26
New chairs have wide-ranging expertise in research – from glaciers to youth in Africa.

Threatened artist and academic creates new life for her family

Tue, 12/15/2020 - 12:27
Queen’s Scholars at Risk committee works to welcome first Artist Protection Fund Fellow.

Lights, camera, livestream!

Fri, 12/11/2020 - 09:19
Work presented by Queen’s University’s Festival of Live and Digital Art recognized as one of top 10 moments in Canadian Theatre for 2020.

Celebrating undergraduate research in the time of COVID-19

Thu, 12/10/2020 - 11:34
The Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowships allow students to collaborate with a faculty expert to explore a research topic of personal interest in the social sciences, humanities, or creative arts.

Available Expert - Two celestial occurrences set for our region in the coming days

Wed, 12/09/2020 - 15:30
Thursday, December 10, 2020

Queen’s University expert and PhD Candidate Connor Stone (Astrophysics) is available to talk about the Geminid Meteor Shower, which is expected to be at its peak on Sunday, December 13.

“The yearly Geminid meteor shower should be especially brilliant this year” says Stone.  “Find a patch of dark sky, bring a blanket, and a friend for a cosmic show as debris from an ancient comet strikes the Earth's atmosphere at over 30 kilometres per second.”

News Release - Queen’s University expert Dr. Chris Simpson appointed Executive Vice President, Medical, Ontario Health, effective February 1, 2021

Wed, 12/09/2020 - 12:17
Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Dr. Chris Simpson has been appointed as Ontario Health's Executive Vice-President, Medical, effective February 1, 2021.

Internal funding for global impact

Wed, 12/09/2020 - 10:15
The Wicked Ideas research competition is now open for applications with Notice of Intent due January 6.

News Release - Queen’s University grants honorary degree to human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh

Tue, 12/08/2020 - 09:16
Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Queen’s University today conferred an honorary degree on Nasrin Sotoudeh in a special ceremony to recognize her profound contributions to the struggle for human rights and women’s equality in Iran. Sotoudeh is a human rights lawyer who has been imprisoned by the Iranian government for her peaceful efforts to defend the rights of opposition activists, politicians, journalists, and women prosecuted for removing their headscarf. Her health already compromised by a lengthy hunger strike, she also recently contracted COVID-19 while in prison.

Bird poop and lake mud ‘time machine’ reveal dramatic seabird declines

Mon, 12/07/2020 - 16:37
The Conversation: Seabird colonies are thought to be in rapid decline. But knowing just how severe the loss is can be a challenge, so some scientists are turning to bird poop for the answer.    

Canada’s new climate plan: Q&A about Bill C-12

Tue, 12/01/2020 - 14:16
The Conversation: If Canada began to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by about four per cent per year, we could still meet our 2030 climate targets.    

Experience on the set

Tue, 12/01/2020 - 14:09
Students from the Film and Media program at Queen's provide support during recent filming of Netflix show Locke & Key in Kingston.