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  • Feature Story: van Anders Lab February 2021

    Dr. Sari van Anders details some of the work some of her lab’s grad students have been doing, and the various honours and successes that have come their way. Congratulations to now-Dr. Sara Chadwick and now-Dr. Zach Schudson, as well as grad students Will Beischel and Aki Gormezano, on doing transformative work and their well-deserved recognitions.

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  • Feature Story: Trinda Penniston, January 2021

    The Queen's Journal spoke with Trinda Penniston, MSc, on the topic of barriers that people of colour may face while exploring sex and sexuality. She’s currently working at the Sexuality and Gender (Sage) Laboratory at Queen’s researching diversifying and decolonizing research and clinical practices to include more QTBIPOC.

    Read Trinda's full story here

  • Feature Story: Tess Clifford, January 2021

    Dr. Tess Clifford, director of the Psychology Clinic at Queen's University, is concerned about the mental health of children during lockdown, and long term. From The Kingston Whig Standard: Mother says closing schools in Kingston 'just not warranted'

    Read Tess Clifford's full story here

  • Feature Story: Jordan Poppenk

    Researchers at Queen’s University have established a method that, for the first time, can detect indirectly when one thought ends and another begins. Dr. Jordan Poppenk and his master’s student, Julie Tseng, devised a way to isolate “thought worms,” consisting of consecutive moments when a person is focused on the same idea. This research was recently published in Nature Communications.

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  • Congratulations to Queen’s Psychology’s Jonathan Smallwood on being named a Highly Cited Researcher for 2020 by Clarivate. Each year, Clarivate identifies the world’s most influential researchers ─ the select few who have been most frequently cited by their peers over the last decade.

    Read Jonathan's full story here

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