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Exploring human dimensions and culture

Exploring human dimensions and culture

[Queen's Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Daniel Woolf, and Minister of Science and Sport, Kirsty Duncan, sign the Dimensions EDI charter.]
May 23, 2019

Queen’s commits to the federal government’s Dimensions EDI program, championing equity, diversity, and inclusion across the research ecosystem.

[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.

[ 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.

[ 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.

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.

[photo of student research from University Archives]
October 1, 2016

Today, with more than 120 programs, graduate and undergraduate education and research at Queen’s has spread to all corners of campus in all disciplines.

[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.

[ Dr. Stéfanie von Hlatky sitting at desk ]
November 1, 2015

Queen's researcher Stéfanie von Hlatky, Director of the Queen’s Centre for International and Defence Policy (CIDP), is heading a three-year, multi-sectoral research project to learn more about security threats in the extractive sector and how companies deal with them.

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