Dr. J. Hugh Horton, Vice Provost and Executive Director of the Bader International Study Centre at Herstmonceaux Castle joins us via telephone from Sussex, UK. He discusses the history of ‘The Castle’ as a centre of innovative and experiential learning for Queen’s students and the many exciting things that are in store for Castle alumni, students, staff, and faculty this Canada Day weekend! Want to go back to BISC? Find details here!
Meredith Wilson-Smith (Editor-in-Chief) and Iain Sherriff-Scott (Managing Editor) of the Queen’s Journal join us in studio. They discuss the value of this 147-year-old Queen’s University campus institution and the potential impact of the Ontario Provincial Government’s Student Choice Initiative on the news, outreach, and educational opportunities the newspaper provides students, alumni and community members.
Danuta Seirhuis, Digital Development Coordinator at The Agnes Etherington Art Centre joins us for this episode. She discusses the $50000 grant The Agnes recently received from the Canada Council for the Arts’s Digital Strategy Fund and what it will mean for digital strategizing. development and beneficial impacts for The Agnes and its patrons on site and online.
Queen’s University PhD Candidates Claudia Hirtenfelder and Canan Sahin join us to discuss experiences and issues faced by international graduate students and the efforts the SGPS International Student Working Group (ISWG) are making to raise awareness among Queen’s community members.
Queen’s University Principal and Vice-Chancellor Daniel Woolf joins us to reflect upon his accomplishments during his administrative tenure in service to the University. He also shares a bit about what’s coming up on his next adventures and offers some advice for young scholars. Don’t forget, Daniel Woolf has also been a CFRC volunteer for eight years hosting his long running, perennial popular jazz program, Dark Glasses! You can tune in each Monday at 2 PM EST to CFRC 101.9 FM (or stream/download archives at cfrc.ca).
One Slide. One Pitch. One Outstanding Research Project-Amanda Brissenden, 3MT, and Cutting Edge Graduate Studies at Queen’s
Amanda Brissenden, PhD Candidate in Chemical Engineering and winner of this year’s Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition at Queen’s University joins us today. Brissenden discusses her research inspirations, process, and achievements thus far and sheds light on her experience with and participation in the 3MT competition. Brissenden will be competing April 17th 2019 at the provincial 3MT competition hosted this year at McMaster University. Good luck Amanda!!! Photo courtesy of the Queen’s Gazette featuring Amanda Brissenden (centre) with School of Graduate Studies Dean Fahim Qadir (left) and Principal Daniel Woolf (right) following her 3MT win at Queen’s.
Dr. Ian Garner, Academic Skills Outreach Coordinator with Student Academic Success Services at Queen’s University joins us for this episode. We chat about the services SASS offers all Queen’s students throughout the year and focus on tips and resources to study and thrive during exam season at the university. For more information on the wealth of resources, including one on one peer support, visit the SASS website!
This episode of Campus Beat features our chat with the five outstanding winners of the 2019 Agnes Benedickson Tricolour Award. This year’s winners are Erika Campell, Zac Baum, Benji Christie, Umpai Thammachack and Olivia Rondeau. Learn more about their acheivements, inspiration, and what’s coming up next for these wonderful folks! Cha Gheill! Special Thanks to Queen’s University Rector Alex da Silva and Matteke Hutzler, Office of Advancement for their assistance in setting up our time with the newest members of the Tricolour Society!
Queen’s International Women’s Conference: Celebrating Women’s Leadership in International Graduate Research
SGPS Equity and Diversity Commissioner Catrina Mavrigianakis and Isabel Luce, SGPS VP Community joined us in studio on February 27th to discuss the conference they are organizing. Be sure to visit the SGPS website to find the schedule of paper presentations for this exciting conference!
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!