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Queen’s PhD-Community Initiative: Shared Experience and Benefits

Associate Dean Marta Straznicky (School of Graduate Studies) and PhD Candidate Heena Mistry (History) join us in studio to talk about the Queen’s PhD-Community Initiative, Heena’s experience as a participant, and to chat about the upcoming Capstone Presentation event taking place at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts on March 12th 2019. Free admission! Register here!

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Research Spotlight: Dr. Paula James on Factor VIII and Hemophilia A

Paula James, MD, FRCPC and Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology at Queen’s University joins us to share insights about the groundbreaking research conducted in her lab with Master’s student, Victoria Candy which explores why female genetic carriers of hemophilia A often experience abnormal bleeding. Listeners gain insight into the research process and the implications of the study’s findings for continued research and medical practice/treatment.

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Art the Science Project and Residency: A Conversation with Julia Krolik

Julia Krolik, co-founder and CEO of Art the Science joins us in studio. She talks to us about this innovative project, the pilot residency program, and the upcoming Between the Sand: Art the Science Residency Showcase digital exhibition presented by residents Dr. Kevin Mumford (Queen’s Department of Chemical Engineering) and artist/creative coder, Owen Fernley on Feb. 27th at Modern Fuel in Kingston.

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Meeting Student Needs with Winter Coats and More

Laura Lee (Sci ’21), Deputy of Environmental Affairs under the Alma Mater Society’s Social Issues Commission joins us in studio to talk about the Room of Requirement at Queen’s University as well as the Queen’s Winter Coat Exchange. Business and individual donors can learn more about how to donate while students can learn how to access warm winter clothes, household items and more through this informative conversation about this service. You can also check out the recent Gazette article here: https://www.queensu.ca/gazette/stories/sharing-warmth-winter Music: James Francies-Leaps; David Ullman Group-Vortex; Lucia Jackson-When You’re Smiling

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A Grand Re-Opening! Kingston Frontenac Public Library in Perspective

Chief Librarian Patricia Enright and Monica Steward, Chair for the KFPL Board of Directors and the Central Branch Project Committee join us in studio for this episode. We discuss the anticipated reopening of the Central Branch of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library on March 23rd 2019, the new and renewed spaces, programs and resources KFPL offers and the benefits the library provides for Queen’s and community members alike!

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Igniting Research Passions with Professors Laura Murray and John Smol

Professor Laura Murray (Department of English) and Professor John Smol (Canada Research Chair in Environmental Change, Department of Biology) joined us in studio alongside Mark Richardson, Education and Outreach Officer for the Arthur B. McDonald Canadian Astroparticle Physics Research Institute. Each chatted about the recently launched Ignite: Research Stories to Inspire Generations event at which Profs. Murray and Smol will present on January 31st and each have inspiring ideas for accessible research to inspire future generations of researchers.

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Provincial Decisions & Student Impact: A Conversation with SGPS President Tyler Morrison

January 23rd – Tyler Morrison, 3rd year Law student and Society of Graduate and Professional Students President joined us in studio to share insights regarding recent Ontario government decisions related to tuition fees and OSAP (Ontario Student Assistance Program) and the impacts these decisions may have for students. Throughout the episode, we also share interview footage from the Queen’s Students for OSAP demonstration that took place at Queen’s on January 22nd featuring undergraduate, graduate and professional students, domestic and international students, OSAP users and students who don’t use OSAP but were at the demonstration in solidarity.

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#BellLetsTalk, Mental Health and Anti-Stigma-In Conversation with Dr. Heather Stuart

Dr. Heather Stuart, Professor of Public Health Sciences and the inaugural Bell Mental Health and Anti-Stigma Research Chair at Queen’s University joins us on Campus Beat to discuss her research, the Let’s Talk Mental Health dialogue event with students at Queen’s on January 22nd, and the #BellLetsTalk campaign launching January 30th nationwide.

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