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Anti-Racism in Canadian Hockey: A Conversation with Drs. Courtney Szto and Sam McKegney

Queen’s University Professors Courtney Szto (Kinesiology) and Sam McKegney (English) join us in this episode. They provide insights on the Policy Paper on Anti-Racism in Canadian Hockey they co-authored with Michael Auksi at McGill University and Bob Dawson of Boxscore World Sportswire. Listeners learn about barriers to inclusion in Canadian hockey and recommendations these researchers […]

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Jennifer Ritonja, PhD in Epidemiology, supervised by Dr Kristan Aronson

Topic: Night shift work, melatonin, and circadian gene methylation in the development of breast cancer Overview: Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in Canada and globally. Breast cancer etiology is complex, and work environment as a risk factor is still poorly understood, particularly with respect to night shift work. It is estimated that 10-30% […]

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Readings from two recent events: a recent book launch and an open mic

Broadcasted on Friday, March 13, 4-6pm ET on CFRC 101.9fm’s ‘finding a voice’ – In the first hour, from a March 7th reading and discussion in celebration of International Women’s Day hosted by Inanna Publications and Novel Idea Bookstore, and with emcee Elizabeth Greene, you’ll hear readings by Lisa de Nikolits, Hannah Brown, Kate Kelly, […]

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Ep.7 Turnt Goldfish

Life. Air. Breath. Oxygen. They seem to go hand in hand- as, indeed, we have assumed for millenia-  but, as we all know, don’t. Why is that, and what adaptations do the creatures that creep the earth have to accommodate anoxic life? The answer will take your breath away. Truck yeah.

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Dr. Mustafa Bahran

Dr. Mustafa Bahran, Visiting Professor in Physics at Carleton University and Founder of the Yemeni Scientific Research Foundation spoke at Queen’s University on November 13th 2019 and shared with the audience his story as a Scholar at Risk. For more information of the Scholars at Risk at Queen’s Committee, events and activities, visit the website […]

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Canada is so Polite: Prisons, Deportation and Policing Blackness in Canada

Date: February 27, 2020Venue: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, D214Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PMSpeaker:  El Jones, Mount St. Vincent University “El Jones is the Black liberation visionary of our time” – Robyn Maynard, author of Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present  El Jones, Mount St. Vincent University The former Poet Laureate of Halifax, El Jones is also […]

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Reproductive Empires: Charting the Political Economy of ART in the Global South

Date: March 12, 2020Venue: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, D214Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PMSpeaker:  Bronwyn Parry, King’s College London The global use of Assistive Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) to address structural infertility has burgeoned since the early 2000s, with India a prime location for service delivery. The scale of expansion has resulted in a proliferation of non-standard and unethical practices that have, perversely, […]

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