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QFLIP Conference & USSRF Opportunities

This episode features two exciting segments.  First, we chat with undergraduate student leaders, Tess Shields and Caroline Leclerc of the Delegates Team for Queen’s Female Leadership in Politics.  Shields and LeClerc talk about the upcoming Evolve 2022 Conference that QFLIP is running virtually on February 5th and 6th, the work QFLIP engages in, the fun […]

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New Frontiers in Metals Protection: In Conversation with Dr. Cathleen Crudden

On January 12th  2022, Queen’s University announced that the federal government has committed $24 million through the New Frontiers in Research Funding Transformation Stream to Queen’s University-led research poised to extend the lifespan of metals using unique molecular coatings that could save billions of dollars on maintenance across a number of sectors, including aerospace, automotive, […]

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Cinq à Sept at Queen’s: In Conversation with Drs. Mary Ann McColl & Chris Booth

(Pictured: Dr. Mary Ann McColl, Dean Jane Philpott and, Dr. Christopher Booth)* Earlier this fall, the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) at Queen’s University launched Dean Jane Philpott’s Cinq à Sept Research Talks. The monthly series, which will showcase innovations in health research at Queen’s, is like nothing FHS has hosted before and is modeled […]

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Supporting Entrepreneurship in Africa

On December 3rd, The Mastercard Foundation and the Dunin-Deshpande Queen’s Innovation Centre (DDQIC) have announced a partnership offering free virtual entrepreneurship training, and an opportunity to receive startup funding to more than 1,000 students through the Jim Leech Mastercard Foundation Fellowship on Entrepreneurship for African Students at Queen’s University. The program launched in September 2020. It provides […]

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In Focus: Top 40 under 40 and Rhodes Scholarship Recipients

In this episode, we have two guests-Dr. Teresa Purzner and Jane Hutchings. On November 25th, Queen’s University announced that one of it’s neurosurgeons, Dr. Teresa Purzner has been named one of Canada’s top 40 under 40, an annual leadership award that recognizes exceptional achievement by 40 outstanding Canadians who are under 40 years of age.  […]

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Mapping the Universe and Mudslides

In this episode we are joined by two guests.  First, Dr. Mark Richardson, Education and Outreach Officer at the Arthur B. McDonald Canadian Astroparticle Physics Research Institute and then around the 20 minute mark, Lisa Tauskela, Masters Candidate in Civil Engineering. Dr. Richardson talks about the upcoming George and Maureen Ewan lecture to be delivered […]

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The Legacy of Bader Philanthropy at Queen’s

In this episode of Campus Beat, we welcome Dan Bader, President and CEO of Bader Philanthropies Inc.  On the occasion of celebrating the newly proclaimed Bader Day on November 15th, Dan talks about his father, Dr. Alfred Bader’s, extraordinary journey to Queen’s University where he began his studies on November 15th, 1941.  Dan also shares […]

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The Lovelands on Supporting Indigenous Academics

On October 21st 2021, Queen’s University announced a $1 million gift for Indigenous Academics in STEM, that is Science, Technology, Engineering and math based undergraduate degree programs through the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Queen’s. This generous gift was endowed by Queen’s alumnus Norman Loveland and his wife Gay Loveland and builds on […]

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Laurels and Accolades for a New Student and a New Royal Society Fellow

On Tuesday September 7th, Queen’s University announced that four of its researchers have been elected to the Royal Society of Canada, one of the highest academic honours for Canadian scholars in arts, humanities and sciences.  Professor emeritus John Berry has received the honour of Fellowship, while professors Heather Castleden, Karen Lawford, and Sari van Anders […]

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