S.3 Ep. 5 Amy Wu & Xiaodan Zhu

Amy Wu, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Ingenuity Labs Research InstituteHelping robots learn to walk Host:Barry Kaplan Synopsis:Dr. Amy Wu is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Queen’s University. She leads the Biomechanics x Robotics Laboratory (BxRL) and […]

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Blind Date with Knowledge

S.3 Ep. 4 Elaine Power and Shideh Kabiri Ameri

Host:Barry Kaplan Synopsis:Dr. Elaine Power is an associate professor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies and cross-appointed to the Department of Gender Studies at Queen’s University. She is the co-editor of the recently published book,Messy Eating: Conversations on Animals as Food and the forthcoming volume,Feminist Food Studies: Intersectional Perspectives. Her research focuses on […]

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Blind Dates with Profs. Cheng and Dahan

Liying Cheng Professor, Faculty of Education What’s in a Grade? Host: Barry KaplanSynopsis: Dr. Liying Cheng is a professor of teaching English as a second/foreign language and Peer Research Consultant in the Faculty of Education at Queen’s University. She is also the director of the Assessment and Evaluation Group at Queen’s and was a recipient of the 2017 […]

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S.3 Ep. 3 Fahim Quadir and Janet Jull

Fahim Quadir, Vice-Provost and Dean, School of Graduate Studies Professor, Department of Global Development Studies Civil society, cosmopolitan citizenship, and realistic utopia Host: Barry KaplanSynopsis: Dr. Fahim Quadir is the Vice-Provost and Dean of the School of Graduate Studies at Queen’s University and a Professor in the Department of Global Development Studies. His research explores […]

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S3. Ep. 2 Margaret Moore and Gianluigi Bisleri

Margaret Moore Director of the Centre for the Study of Democracy and DiversityProfessor, Department of Political Studies and Department of Philosophy The People, the Land, and the Government Host: Barry Kaplan Synopsis: Dr. Margaret Moore is the Director of the Centre for the Study of Democracy and Diversity at Queen’s University, a Fellow of the Royal Society […]

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BDWK Season Three Launch! Ep. 1: DJ Cook & Tandy Thomas

DJ Cook Associate Professor, Department of Surgery Neurosurgeon, Kingston Health Sciences CentreNetwork Connectivity: Rewiring Lost Brain FunctionsHost: Barry Kaplan Synopsis: Dr. DJ Cook is a Neurosurgeon at Kingston Health Sciences Centre and an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at Queen’s University. In 2018, he was named Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 and recognized […]

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Lee Airton

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education Microinteractions and how gender functions in a particular space Dr. Lee Airton is an Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies in Education with the Faculty of Education. Their research program explores the micropolitics of gender and sexual diversity accommodation in K-12 and teacher education, with particular emphasis on the […]

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Mary Ann McColl

Mary Ann McColl

Professor, School of Rehabilitation Therapy and Department of Public Health Sciences Associate Director, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research A Conversation on Spirituality and Health Studies Dr. Mary Ann McColl is a Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Therapy and in the Department of Public Health Sciences, as well as the Associate Director of […]

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Katerina Genikomsou 

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering Design vs. Nature: Building Infrastructure to Withstand Environmental Disasters  Dr. Katerina Genikomsou is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering. She is a member of the American Concrete Institute, the American Society of Civil Engineers, la Fédération international du béton, and the International Association for Bridge and […]

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Tim Fort

Professor, Chair of Graduate Programs, Dan School of Drama & Music “Nothing Burns Down:” A History and a Career in Theatre Lighting Design Dr. Tim Fort is a Professor and Chair of Graduate Programs in the Dan School of Drama and Music at Queen’s. He received his PhD from the University of Toronto’s Graduate Centre […]

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