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Tracking the pandemic in Ontario's ERs

Mon, 07/27/2020 - 14:49
Queen’s University researcher Steven Brooks receives $1.2 million in funding to build a provincial database to track COVID-19 patients.

Wooden skyscrapers could transform construction by trapping carbon emissions

Fri, 07/24/2020 - 15:12
The Conversation: Buildings account for a large proportion of greenhouse gas emissions globally. Sustainably sourced wood could be a better building material.  

Is DNA key to whether you get COVID-19?

Fri, 07/24/2020 - 14:17
Queen’s researcher leads Canadian arm of international project aiming to sequence the genomes of 100,000 COVID-19 patients to better understand their genes and the disease.  

Theatre companies pushing storytelling boundaries with online audiences

Fri, 07/24/2020 - 13:13
The Conversation: During the pandemic a night at the theatre may now mean holding up props over Zoom or being personally walked through a customized mystery over the phone.    

Reducing barriers to medical education

Thu, 07/23/2020 - 15:37
The Queen’s School of Medicine is increasing efforts to recruit Black and Indigenous students.

Queen’s math professor wins prestigious NSERC Science Promotion Prize

Thu, 07/23/2020 - 14:34
Lynda Colgan adds national research outreach award to a list of recognition for career achievements  

An oasis during the pandemic

Tue, 07/21/2020 - 09:11
Oasis Without Walls program provides vital virtual support for seniors.

Life-saving labels

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 12:06
New software developed at Queen’s University helps reduce human error in data collection and management, including for COVID-19 testing.

Event examines lessons around COVID-19, elderly populations, and long-term care

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 11:30
On July 22, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences Jane Philpott will moderate the second installment of the Conversations Confronting COVID-19 Virtual Event Series.

Joining forces for innovative technology solutions to COVID-19

Fri, 07/17/2020 - 13:34
Queen’s researchers are partnering with industry to transform decision-making and healthcare through two Digital Technology Supercluster project

Helping students articulate their skills

Thu, 07/16/2020 - 15:16
New tool recognized nationally as innovative practice.

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.

Governing during a pandemic

Tue, 07/14/2020 - 16:43
Two Queen’s University experts weigh in, detailing the impacts of the outbreak on countries in a new book focusing on law, policy and ethics.  

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.

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.

Smith equity, diversity, inclusion, and indigeneity task force holds first meeting

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 16:30
Queen’s business school commits to series of actions to tackle discrimination during inaugural meeting.

Protecting cancer patients from COVID-19

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 14:46
A world-first clinical trial test designed at Queen’s launches a novel immune-boosting strategy.

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.

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