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Justine Aman-SGPS President in Conversation

In this episode of Campus Beat, Justine Aman, President of the Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) at Queen’s University joins us.  She chats about her role, the initiatives she and her teammates are engaged in and the many services available to graduate and professional students at Queen’s through the SGPS.  

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Museum of Health Care Encouraging Canadians to Become Part of the COVID 19 Historical Record

In this episode, we chat with Savannah Sewell, the Margaret Angus Research Fellow at the Museum of Health Care in Kingston.  She is heading a collaborative project that will include an artifact collection, an archive of narratives, a manuscript, and a lecture. The project will explore the lived experience of Canadians and Canadian residents during […]

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Chancellor Jim Leech in Conversation

Queen’s University, like many university’s has a Chancellor.  Chancellors have many roles to play at and on behalf of the university as they represent its interests anywhere in the world, act as important points of contact with major donors and serve as goodwill ambassadors across a spectrum of activities. The Queen’s Chancellor also participates in […]

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Reducing the Metabolic Costs of Walking: New Advances in Harvesting Kinetic Energy

The science of walking is taking its next big step with the aid of a unique exoskeleton that allows users to walk further while using less energy. Developed by a multidisciplinary team from the Queen’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, the backpack-mounted prototype removes energy during a specific phase of the gait cycle, lessening […]

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Stu & Kim Lang-Revitalizing Richardson Stadium at Queen’s

On April 15th 2021, Queen’s University announced and celebrated the gifts behind completing Richardson Stadium through alumni giving.  Over 300 alumni contributed more than $11 million to construct a new pavilion to enhance and complete the space.  The lead gift came from Stu (Sc’74) and Kim Lang (ArtSci’76).  Stu played varsity hockey and football with the […]

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Queen’s geologists help to solve the mystery of how arsenic got into the soils in the Yellowknife area

Queen’s University geochemist, Dr. Heather Jamieson (Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering and Environmental Studies) and two of her former Master’s students Kirsten Maitland and Jon Oliver join us in this episode.  They chat about the arsensic found in soil samples in the region around Giant Mine in Yellowknife, NWT, some of which is naturally occuring, […]

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Sea Sponge Toxin Synthesis in the Fight against Cancer

Following a pivotal January 2019 announcement that certain ocean floor sea sponges were found to have toxins that can cause cancer cells to retract, on Thursday May 13th 2021, Queen’s University announced that scientists conducting research on this project have successfully reproduced a toxin found in a marine sponge in the fight against cancer.  Joining […]

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