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How to Survive and Thrive this Exam Season

Students  (and faculty) can learn much in this episode about surviving and thriving this exam season.  Dr. Lindsay Heggie, Academic Skills Specialist with Student Academic Success Services joins us in this episode.  She sheds light on the many services and resources available through SASS that students are encouraged to utilize throughout the school year and […]

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Robert Yalden on Québec’s Sole Shareholders Regime & Simplified Corporations

Robert Yalden, Sigurdson Professor in Corporate Law and Finance in the Faculty of Law at Queen’s University joins us in this episode to chat about his recently published study, “Québec’s Sole Shareholder Regime and the Rise of Simplified Corporations: Innovation, Implementation and the Challenges Ahead.”  Yalden talks about what sole shareholder regimes and simplified corporations […]

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Horizontal Gene Transfer: New Discoveries

Queen’s University researchers Peter Davies and Laurie Graham from the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences at Queen’s University join us in this episode.  They recently published a free open-access study in Trends in Genetics reporting a gene that crossed the “species barrier”. The study, Horizontal Gene Transfer in Vertebrates: A Fishy Tale looks specifically at new evidence […]

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Dr. Kimberly Woodhouse on Newly Funded CFI Projects at Queen’s

On Thursday March 4th 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced more than $518 million in research infrastructure funding through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI). This funding will support 102 state-of-the-art projects at 35 post-secondary institutions and research hospitals across the country, and will help Canada remain at the forefront of exploration, innovation and discovery. […]

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Profs. Scott Lamoureux and Melissa Lafrenière on Rainfall and Research in the High Arctic

“In this Adventures in Research edition of Campus Beat, we are joined by Professors Scott Lamoureux and Melissa Lafrenière, Department of Geography and Planning at Queen’s University.  From them we learn about a recent study published in Nature Communications entitled “Emerging Dominance of Summer Rainfall Driving High Arctic Terrestrial Aquatic Connectivity.”Lafrenière and Lamoureux were co-authors […]

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Queen’s University Equity Ambassador Roundtable

In this episode we welcome Richard Mitchell of Queen’s Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment in addition to the five new Admissions and Recruitment Equity Ambassadors Fahmida Hossain, Kidus Lee-ul, Tatiana Yunadi, Tamjid Bari and Astrid Louise Nandoh.  They chat about this innovative new peer mentorship program where prospective Queen’s University students can connect directly with upper-year […]

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Dr. Bishal Gyawali on Cancer Drugs, Clinical Benefits & Reimbursement Rates

Dr. Bishal Gyawali, Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences and Clinical Fellow, Department of Oncology joins us again on Campus Beat.  In this episode, talks about his new research comparing cancer drugs, clinical benefits, and reimbursement rates in Canada and the US published on Monday February 22nd in the Journal of the American Medical […]

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Dr. Anne Ellis on New Covid-19 Transmission & Immunity Study at Queen’s

In this episode, we are joined by Dr. Anne Ellis, Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Biomedical and Molecular Sciences at Queen’s University and lead researcher on a new study on Covid-19 transmission and immunity among 500 Faculty of Health Studies students. Dr. Ellis and her large team of colleagues received over $223,000 in […]

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Bertrand & van Wylick on Community Giving and Preparing Med Students to Better Address the Opioid Crisis

In our first segment of this episode, we are joined by Karen Bertrand, Vice Principal (Advancement) at Queen’s University.  From Bertrand, we learn about the extraordinary $14,000 gift to Food Banks Canada made recently by the Class of 2020.  The donation is part of a new initiative entitled  #180For180 that marks the University’s 180th year. […]

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Dr. Bishal Gyawali on Current Cancer Research Efforts & the Failure to Match the Global Burden of Cancer Deaths

Dr. Bishal Gyawali, Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences and Clinical Fellow, Department of Oncology joins us in this episode.  We chat about the recent study called “An Analysis of Contemporary Oncology Randomized Clinical Trials from Low/Middle-Income vs. High Income Countries” published in the latest virtual edition of JAMA Oncology.  This international study was […]

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