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Mobilizing Creativity and Enabling Cultures

[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.

[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.

[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.

[ 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.

[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.

[welding image]
October 1, 2016

When it comes to commercializing research, Queen’s has long been a leader among Canadian universities with the establishment of Innovation Park and the Office of Partnerships and Innovation.

[soldier at a piano]
June 1, 2016

Queen's researcher Kip Pegley, associate professor of musicology and ethnomusicology, researches the role that music plays within the lives of Canadian Forces personnel and Veterans, in particular those who have been deployed and returned to Canada, including those suffering from PTSD.

[ Peter Thompson reading book ]
November 1, 2015

For Queen's researcher Peter Thompson, a professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures specializing in the literature of the Spanish Golden Age, more information about everyday life in 17th-century Spain can be found in the short theatre pieces, or interludes, that were performed during the intermissions of longer theatre performances.

[ Professor Margaret Walker holding her book ]
April 1, 2015

Queen's researcher Margaret Walker is an ethnomusicologist who discusses her research on kathak with her book India’s Kathak Dance in Historical Perspective. 


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