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[collage of animals]
September 21, 2019

Queen’s researchers warn that loss of genetic variation means species are less adaptable to climate change.

[photo of Connor Stone in Observatory]
June 26, 2019

Connor Stone, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy has found himself in some exclusive company after being selected to take part in the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting from June 30-July 5, an event that brings together Nobel Laureates in physics as well as 580 post-secondary students from 89 countries.

[Lindsay Morcom, Heather Aldersey and Anna Panchenko]
June 18, 2019

Three new Canada Research Chairs emphasize commitment to diversity and inclusivity.

[microscopic pollen]
June 12, 2019

Queen’s University researcher P. Andrew Evans, Canada Research Chair in Organic and Organometallic Chemistry, has uncovered a new process to deliver antibiotics using pollen to shield them.

[Dr. Diane Beauchemin demonstrates how she analyzes human hair.]
June 6, 2019

Queen’s University chemist Diane Beauchemin earns lifetime achievement award for her cutting-edge research.

[Recipients of the 2019 Prizes for Excellence in Research]
May 27, 2019

During Spring Convocation 2019, Queen’s University bestowed its highest form of recognition for research excellence to five faculty members.

[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.

[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. 

[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.

[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.

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