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Tree swallows expose state of our climate

Research News - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 09:32
Queen's University research examines local bird population to reveal how weather patterns are changing.

The Conversation: Echoes of 2008 – Could climate change spark a global financial crisis?

Research News - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 09:52
Increasingly severe losses for insurers due to climate change could result in a global financial crisis.

Building research infrastructure

Research News - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 09:30
Queen’s researchers receive more than $1 million in research infrastructure funding from Canada Foundation for Innovation.

The Conversation: A U.S.-China trade deal does not slow China’s rise

Research News - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 11:41
America may have missed a window of opportunity to curb China’s rise when it pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Queen’s professor receives award from Women in Mining Canada

Research News - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 11:32
Heather Jamieson of the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering is the 2019 winner of the Rick Hutson Mentorship Award.

National recognition for computing trailblazer

Research News - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 11:47
Selim Akl of Queen's School of Computing honoured by CS-Can/Info-Can with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Decolonizing Canada’s national game

Research News - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 09:11
Indigenous Hockey Research Network looks at hockey as a vehicle for reconciliation.

The Conversation: Dealing with test anxiety – and re-think on what testing means

Research News - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 11:18
Educational experts offer tips for parents and teachers to help children manage test anxiety but find that overall, policy-makers need to re-think what matters in schools and what’s worth measuring.

Survey shows more work needs to be done on diversity and inclusion in workplaces

Research News - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 13:06
Smith School of Business and Catalyst Canada announce partnership to accelerate shared goal of creating a more inclusive workforce.

Queen’s entrepreneurs set to accelerate with ONRamp

Research News - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 09:35
Partnership provides new space for Kingston startups to grow profile in Toronto.

The Conversation: Why governments are so bad at implementing public projects

Research News - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 09:29
Research shows a consistent pattern of failures in public sector policy and project implementation. Yet we continue to embark upon implementation built on bias and faulty logic.

A little nudge goes a long way

Research News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 13:13
Nicole Robitaille, a professor at Smith School of Business, studies consumer behaviour and how to get people to make good decisions.

The Conversation: Social media fantasies can demolish confidence, but it's not all bad

Research News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 10:44
Consuming too much social media when users end up comparing their lives to others more glamorous can leave one with bad feelings say researchers.

Together We Are: Studying the past to dream our future

Research News - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 14:46
Universities provide us with the opportunity of learning from the past to build a better future, including using education to combat stereotypes.

The Conversation: How analyzing patterns helps students spot deceptive media

Research News - Tue, 02/05/2019 - 12:12
Coach students to analyze the credibility of sources, but teaching them how genre and experiential patterns can be manipulated is also relevant.

The Conversation: Get Back – When The Beatles rocked the rooftop

Research News - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 13:52
Planned only a few days earlier, the Jan. 30, 1969 rooftop concert by The Beatles was their last. It is fitting the show included Billy Preston who symbolized their global collaborative efforts.  

Funding focuses on humanities, social sciences

Research News - Tue, 01/29/2019 - 14:17
Minister Kirsty Duncan makes $141 million funding announcement at Queen's University.

The Conversation: Culturally-responsive teaching in a globalized world

Research News - Tue, 01/29/2019 - 12:14
In increasingly diverse societies, teaching must recognize the importance of affirming students’ cultural backgrounds in all aspects of learning.

IGniting curiosity

Research News - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 13:17
IGnite: Research Stories to Inspire Generations will feature talks on oral history and climate change Jan. 31 at The Isabel.  

The Conversation: The urgent need for Democrats to embrace progressive policies

Research News - Thu, 01/24/2019 - 14:18
The Democratic Party needs a revised image, grounded in a new reality, that will address basic issues of inequality, access, and fairness.