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[Dr. Laura Murray]
June 14, 2018

The Swamp Ward and Inner Harbour neighborhoods have a story to tell to those who will listen. Dr. Laura Murray has heard the tales and is centring her research on their storytellers.

[Michelle Thompson in NASA lab]
April 1, 2018

Dr. Michelle Thompson (Artsci’11, Sc’11) is a planetary scientist and post-doctoral fellow at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Learn more about how she unlocks the mysteries of the universe with space dust  and Timbits. 

[Researchers examining fossils on Mistaken Point]
November 1, 2017

Mistaken Point, Newfoundland and Labrador, was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2016 – the first Precambrian fossil site to be given UNESCO status. Queen’s professor and Chief Scientist Dr. Guy Narbonne discusses the site's unique history and significance.

[Gregory Jerkiewicz]
June 1, 2017

To help create a greener and cleaner world, Queen's chemist Gregory Jerkiewicz is looking at alternative approaches to fuel cell technology with the NSERC Ni Electro Can project.

[ Captives being rescued by boat ]
November 1, 2016

For Awet Weldemichael, an associate professor and Queen’s National Scholar in the Department of History, piracy was a chance to reveal the truth about a desperate people – and rediscover something about himself.

[Gilles Gerbier]
November 1, 2016

Queen's researcher Gilles Gerbier, Canada Excellence Research Chair in Particle Astrophysics, is working on the design of a dark matter detector after helping found the Beijing-Paris-Rome-Saclay Collaboration in Europe.

[ Norman Vorano standing on shoreline ]
November 1, 2016

Queen's researcher Norman Vorano, Curator of Indigenous Art at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre and Queen’s National Scholar, is a leading figure in the study of Inuit art and its evolving political and cultural landscape in the Arctic.

[Photo of birds credit: Philina English]
October 1, 2016

Students and researchers have used Queen’s University Biological Station (QUBS), covering 3,400 hectares of dense forests and lakes north of Kingston, as a resource for 70 years.

[Alice Vibert Douglas and colleagues at Yerkes Observatory, Chicago, 1925 (Queen's University Archives)]
October 1, 2016

One of the oldest universities in Canada, research at Queen's University has left an indelible mark on the Canadian, and international, landscape of scholarly progress.

Dr. Heather Jamieson samples soil near the Giant Mine in Yellowknife]
October 1, 2016

Queen’s made significant and successful efforts to attract women researchers to campus through the 1980s, including through such programs as the Queen’s National Scholar Program.

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