Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal

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Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)

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Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)

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Summer orientation from anywhere

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

Vampire myths originated with a real blood disorder

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 15:06
The Conversation: The vampire myth is likely related to a medical condition with symptoms that may explain many elements of centuries-old folklore.  

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. 

Faculty of Law to launch consultation on building name

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 10:54
The consultation process will involve the formation of a committee consisting of students, faculty, staff, and alumni that will consider comments about the law building name.

Looking back and looking ahead

Wed, 06/24/2020 - 14:31
Dean Richard Reznick reflects on his last 10 years leading the Faculty of Health Sciences and discusses what's next as his term comes to a close.

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.

Queen’s remembers Professor Emeritus Bruce Buchan

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 12:07
A committed teacher and mentor at Smith School of Business with a passion for business history and for Gaels football, died on June 6. He was 87. 

QUBS celebrating 75th anniversary

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 10:08
Queen's University Biological Station launches video highlighting its role in fostering leading-edge research, experiential learning, science outreach, and biodiversity conservation.

Collecting race-based data during pandemic may fuel dangerous prejudices

Fri, 06/19/2020 - 12:13
The coronavirus pandemic presents potentially concerning trajectories for race relations and many of these concerns might even originate within the medical profession.

Conversations Confronting COVID-19 Virtual Event Series

Fri, 06/19/2020 - 10:03
With its first event on June 24, the new series aims to address some of the challenges and opportunities presented by the global pandemic

Queen’s signs climate charter

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 13:06
Queen's has become a founding signatory on a charter that commits Canadian universities to responsible investing for the environment.

New Bader Chair to help Queen's become a world leader in art conservation

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 14:17
Queen's to recruit a top scholar to the university to work in imaging science, an emerging field that is revolutionizing art conservation.

Supporting Rapid Response research

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 13:35
The Vice-Principal (Research) announces the second round of internal funding for projects supporting medical and social coronavirus-related solutions.

Queen’s Law introduces Graduate Diploma in Immigration and Citizenship Law

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 16:33
Two-term, nine-course online program will be the only educational pathway for Canadians to become Regulated Immigration Consultants. 

Revolutionizing art conservation at Queen's

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 15:18
A million-dollar donation from the Jarislowsky Foundation allows Queen’s to acquire leading-edge technology that will be the only of its kind in Canada.

Chronic stress during pandemic can cause strange physical symptoms

Mon, 06/15/2020 - 13:09
The Conversation: If you've been experiencing unusual physical symptoms recently, the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic may be the reason.  

Mentorship opportunity builds international partnership

Mon, 06/15/2020 - 13:04
The Mastercard Foundation Scholars program is currently recruiting supervisors for its incoming fall 2021 cohort.

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