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[Will Kymlicka receives the SSHRC Gold Medal from Ted Hewitt, President of SSHRC, left, and Charles Taylor, Canadian philosopher and professor emeritus, McGill University]
Blind Date with Knowledge
December 16, 2019

Queen’s professor and researcher is awarded one of the highest honours for the social sciences in Canada.

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Blind Date with Knowledge
December 11, 2019

New report shows the disease has reached an all-time high within Canada’s First Nations communities, impact on children is concerning.

[Dr. Xiaodan Zhu]
Blind Date with Knowledge
December 11, 2019

How do you teach language to computers? Dr. Xiaodan Zhu discusses how his research, at the frontier of artificial intelligence, is helping computers better understand language, with wide ranging applications.

[Dr. Amy Wu]
Blind Date with Knowledge
December 11, 2019

How do you design a robot to walk like a human? Dr. Amy Wu discusses her work at BxRL and the first-principles approach in understanding the mechanics and energies of human movement.

[Dr. Elaine Power]
Blind Date with Knowledge
November 27, 2019

How are our food habits formed? Dr. Elaine Power discusses her co-authored book, Acquired Tastes: Why Families Eat the Way They Do, which analyzes more than 100 interviews with families across Canada.