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Kathy Brock: Trudeau’s overhaul of appointments system has created gender parity but minorities still being left behind

Trudeau’s overhaul of appointments system has created gender parity but minorities still being left behind

May 20, 2019

The Globe and Mail, Jordan Press with comments by Kathy Brock, Professor, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University


Visible-minority applicants who made it past that cut and into job competitions were less likely to be recommended or appointed.

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Four leading researchers from Queen’s University win the NSERC Brockhouse Canada Prize

Four leading researchers from Queen’s University win the NSERC Brockhouse Canada Prize

May 6, 2019

The Queen's Gazette, Anne Craig


Engineering a sustainable future requires input from multiple approaches and perspectives. Four leading Canadian researchers from Queen’s University have been awarded the NSERC Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering for their work in enhancing the value and sustainability of our natural renewable resources though collaboration. 

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Thomas Courchene book on Indigenous rights wins Donner Prize

Thomas Courchene book on Indigenous rights wins Donner Prize

May 1, 2019

The Star, Deborah Dundas


Thomas J. Courchene was awarded the $50,000 Donner Prize for his book Indigenous Nationals, Canadian Citizens: From First Contact to Canada 150 and Beyond, published by the Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, School of Policy Studies, Queen’s University. Courchene and the authors of four other finalist books were feted at the annual Donner Prize gala, where the announcement was made Wednesday night.

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Kim Nossal: In oil-rich Libya, an eastern warlord attacks the capital. Why now? And what's at stake?

In oil-rich Libya, an eastern warlord attacks the capital. Why now? And what's at stake?

April 10, 2019

CBC News, Chris Arsenault, with comments by Kim Nossal, Professor, School of Policy Studies and Department of Political Studies, Queen's University


Critics of foreign interventions say Libya is a prime example of what can go wrong with so-called democracy promotion overseas. 

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Warren Mabee: Senate roadshow stops in Alberta's oilpatch for feedback on impact-assessment bill

Senate roadshow stops in Alberta's oilpatch for feedback on impact-assessment bill

April 9, 2019

CBC News, Tony Seskus with comments by Warren Mabee, Professor and Head of Department, Department of Geography and Planning; Associate Professor School of Policy Studies, Queen's University

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