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[Dr. Leela Viswanathan]
June 18, 2018

Indigenous peoples have been historically excluded from land use planning, and Dr. Leela Viswanathan discusses the successes and continuing challenges of building relationships between governments and Indigenous communities.

[Dr. John Smol]
June 18, 2018

As the world watches ice shelves crack and polar bears struggle to survive, climate change expert Dr. John Smol is using historical data collected from lakes to study the phenomenon.

[Patricia Smithen]
June 18, 2018

While you may have admired a painting in the past, how often do you admire the paint itself? The science behind using and conserving different paints is Professor Patricia Smithen’s area of expertise.

[John McGarry]
June 14, 2018

Dr. John McGarry shares his experiences negotiating international peace agreements and the complex reasons for initial conflicts. From Northern Ireland to Cyprus, Dr. McGarry has seen his fair share of civil strife.

[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.


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