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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.   

Water crisis in First Nations communities runs deeper than long-term drinking water advisories

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 10:04
The Conversation: The federal government's focus on eliminating long-term drinking-water advisories diverts attention from other water-related issues.

News Release - Queen’s University public policy experts Don Drummond and Duncan Sinclair release long-term care report seeking to reshape the future for Canadian seniors

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 16:30
Friday, November 27, 2020

KINGSTON, ONTARIO (Nov. 27, 2020) – Renowned policy thought leaders Don Drummond and Duncan Sinclair, both Fellows of the Queen’s School of Policy Studies, have released a white paper that calls for revolutionizing Canada’s approach to seniors’ care. The report, titled Ageing Well, proposes a proactive, coordinated, and holistic model that considers the healthcare needs of Canada’s rapidly aging population in tandem with seniors’ housing, lifestyle, and social needs.

News Release - NSERC research award renamed after Queen’s University Nobel Laureate Arthur McDonald

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 14:01
Friday, November 27, 2020

(November 27, 2020) Queen’s University Nobel Laurate Arthur McDonald has been honoured by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) with a national prize in his name.  

Research award renamed after Queen’s University Nobel Laureate

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 13:16
Arthur B. McDonald Fellowships will recognize early-stage academic researchers.

Available Expert - China’s latest lunar mission

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 12:00
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Queen’s University expert and astrophysicist Nikhil Arora is available to comment on China’s latest space mission to the moon. The Chang 5 mission lifted off Tuesday morning. The four modules of the spacecraft blasted off atop a massive Long March-5Y rocket from the Wenchang launch centre on Hainan island.

“This is the first mission in 44 years to bring back samples from the moon. The moon is a relic from the early ages of the solar system. Samples from it will allows us to learn more about where we came from,” says Arora.

Available Expert - Small businesses struggle as big box stores remain open

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 11:25
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Queen's University economist Christopher Cotton is available to comment on the latest lockdown in the Toronto and Peel region. Announced on Monday the lockdown forced independent retailers, bars and restaurants to close their doors to in-person shopping while some big box-store chains are allowed to remain open. Chains including Walmart and Costco, which are exempt from closing because they sell groceries, are allowed to stay open with new 50-per-cent capacity limits.

Available Expert - How companies are changing their business models for this unique Black Friday

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 09:27
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Queen's University business expert Tandy Thomas is available to comment on the upcoming Black Friday sales and how the business model has shifted due to the pandemic.

Two Queen’s students earn Rhodes Scholarships

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 15:29
Matthew Hynes and Jevon Marsh have both been selected to receive a prestigious scholarship to the University of Oxford.

Media Advisory - MPP David Piccini makes funding announcement at Queen’s University

Thu, 11/19/2020 - 16:13
Thursday, November 19, 2020

KINGSTON - Media are invited to an announcement at Queen's University, with Dr. Mark Green (Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Colleges and Universities, David Piccini, MPP, regarding recent commitments made in the Ontario Budget.

David Piccini, MPP (Northumberland - Peterborough South), Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Colleges and Universities
Dr. Mark Green, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)

Supported studying to end the semester

Thu, 11/19/2020 - 15:02
Week-long event includes online group study sessions, instructor Q&As, and prizes to help students study effectively.

Media Advisory - Queen’s University hosts free webinar on effects of COVID-19 in the classroom

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 15:01
Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Kingston - The Faculty of Education at Queen’s University is inviting the public to attend a free webinar. In this session of the Knowledge Forum Fall Series, Drs. Amanda Cooper and Kristy Timmons will share their research on the implementation and impact of remote teaching and learning initiatives in kindergarten to grade 12 contexts.

The Knowledge Forum Fall Series: The Effect of COVID-19 in the Classroom.