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COP27: Goals and Outcomes with Drs. Warren Mabee & Ryan Riordan

Following the completion of the UN Climate Change Conference, otherwise known as COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh in November 2022, we chat with two Queen’s University Professors about the conference’s goals and outcomes. Over 45,000 participants from countries around the world attended the conference. At the event’s opening, it was understood that the 194 countries that […]

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Queen’s Distinguished Service Award Winners in Conversation

In this special edition of CFRC’s Campus Beat, host Dinah Jansen brings you cheerful conversations with this year’s Queen’s University Distinguished Service Award winners. Queen’s faculty, staff, students, retirees, elected, appointed, ex officio or honorary members of of University Council, the Queen’s Alumni Association, and the Board of Trustees are invited each year to nominate candidates […]

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Magnetic Fields & Virtual Musical Theatre

In our first segment we chat with James Barron, PhD Candidates in Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy at Queen’s University.  He and his team recently discovered for the first time a magnetic field around Polaris, the star commonly known as the North Star.  Barron sheds light on what cepheid class stars and magnetic fields are, […]

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On Archaelogy, Attitudes & Antiquities at Uruk with Tina Abo Al-Soof

In this episode, we chat with Tina Abo Al-Soof recent top presenter at the 2022 Inquiry at Queen’s Conference.  She sits down with us to discuss her paper and presentation entitled “The History of Archaeological Work and Attitudes towards Antiquities at Uruk.” Uruk, also known as Warka, is an ancient Mesopotamian site in modern Iraq […]

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I@Q with Sydney Faour

From March 9th through March 11th 2022, Queen’s University hosted the 16th annual Inquiry @ Queen’s Conference, this year via zoom with a keynote delivered by Dr. Asha Varadharajan from the Department of English who was awareded the Queen’s Promoting Student Inqurity Teaching Award in 2021. In our first segment, we chat with one of […]

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In Conversation with Owen Crawford-Lem, 38th Rector of Queen’s University

In recent Queen’s University news, students elected Owen Crawford-Lem (ArtSci ’23) on March 21st 2022.  Following Rector Sam Heimstra’s resignation in March 2021, Crawford-Lem won the contested election to become the University’s 38th Rector. In this segment, we chat with Crawford-Lem about his inspirations to run for the highest student office at Queen’s University and […]

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Trace & Two-Eyed Seeing-An Evening of Dance Indigenous Astronomy

Coming up on March 28th, 2022 the McDonald Institute and Queen’s University Office of Indigenous Initiatives is presenting Red Sky Performance’s Trace, with a Two-Eyed Seeing Astronomers’ discussion to follow at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts.  Joining us in this episode to talk about this event, its inspirations and the collaborations that […]

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Canada Nears Record Low Unemployment Rate…but What of the ‘Guardrails?’

In recent national news, headlines have been focusing on the surge in Canadian employment to 337,000 jobs and the drop in the unemployment rate to 5.5 per cent in February, close to the record low of 5.4 per cent in May 2019. Many key labour market indicators — employment, employment-to-population ratio, and hours worked — […]

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