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Open Heart, Open Mind

On this episode of The Shift Podcast, Adrianna and Fatin talk about their experiences at Queen’s during the pandemic, strategies for increasing representation of marginalized communities in courses, what community healing looks like, and the importance of building relationships with those who are invested in your growth as a student and as a person. Please note: this […]

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Episode 26: Science Rendezvous

Smile big or go home! We are thrilled to have Lynda Colgan join us to talk about the upcoming Science Rendezvous event – and the very exciting highlights, what resources are available for teachers to use in their classroom, online workshops, and what makes this event special for kids and adults. Intro Music by: Trevor […]

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Magnetic Fields & Virtual Musical Theatre

In our first segment we chat with James Barron, PhD Candidates in Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy at Queen’s University.  He and his team recently discovered for the first time a magnetic field around Polaris, the star commonly known as the North Star.  Barron sheds light on what cepheid class stars and magnetic fields are, […]

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On Archaelogy, Attitudes & Antiquities at Uruk with Tina Abo Al-Soof

In this episode, we chat with Tina Abo Al-Soof recent top presenter at the 2022 Inquiry at Queen’s Conference.  She sits down with us to discuss her paper and presentation entitled “The History of Archaeological Work and Attitudes towards Antiquities at Uruk.” Uruk, also known as Warka, is an ancient Mesopotamian site in modern Iraq […]

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Creating a Culture of Consent

On this episode of The Shift Podcast, Aubrey, India and Alicia address power dynamics, the dangers of not teaching consent to kids, the power of having professors as allies, and the need for a more centralized hub for resources. Barb Lotan, Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Coordinator from the Human Rights & Equity Office, also […]

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