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Dr. Kevin Deluzio on New Opportunities for Black and Indigenous PhD Students in Engineering

On January 18th 2021, Queen’s University announced that it has partnered with five other universities to create a new fellowship program expanding opportunities for Indigenous and Black students pursuing doctoral degrees in engineering. Dr. Kevin Deluzio, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Queen’s University joins us in this […]

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David McDonald on Public Banks and Covid 19: Combatting the Pandemic with Public Finance

Professor David McDonald (Global Development Studies) returns to Campus Beat to discuss Public Banks and Covid 19: Combatting the Pandemic with Public Finance, the groundbreaking follow-up to his co-edited collection Public Water and Covid: 19 Dark Clouds and Silver Linings. In this episode, we learn about public banks and their significance and their role in […]

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From Vice Dean to Vice President-Dr. Chris Simpson on His New Role with Ontario Health

Dr. Chris Simpson, Vice-Dean (Clinical), School of Medicine at Queen’s University, Medical Director of the Southeastern Ontario Academic Medical Association and cardiologist at Kingston Health Sciences Centre has been appointed as Ontario Health’s Executive Vice-President, Medical, effective February 1, 2021. Dr. Simpson, who will overtake his new position on February 1st 2021 while still maintaining […]

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Extended Episode: The New Black Studies Minor at Queen’s and Atlantic Sea Bird Research Discoveries

Dr. Katherine McKittrick, Professor of Gender Studies and researcher in the areas of black studies, anti-colonial studies, cultural geographies and gender studies joins us for the first 45 minutes of this special extended edition of Campus Beat.  McKittrick chats with us about the new Black Studies program at Queen’s University scheduled to launch in Fall […]

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Don Drummond on ‘Ageing Well’: A White Paper

Don Drummond, Stauffer-Dunning Fellow and Adjunct Professor at the School of Policy Studies at Queen’s University joins us in this episode. Drummond discusses a white paper he co-wrote that calls for revolutionizing Canada’s approach to seniors’ care entitled ‘Aging Well.”  He talks about the current state of care for Canadian seniors, issues COVID-19 has revealed, […]

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Brielle Thorsen and the Order of the White Rose

On this week’s episode, we chat with Brielle Thorsen, Master of Applied Science Candidate in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, the Student Programs and Outreach Assistant, Aboriginal Access to Engineering, and Winner of the  $30,000 Order of the White Rose Scholarship from Polytechnique Montreal. Polytechnique created the scholarship as a to the victims […]

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Surviving and Thriving This Exam Season

Dr. Ian Garner, Academic Skills Outreach Coordinator in Student Academic Success Services at Queen’s University returns to Campus Beat in this episode.  Garner chats with us about obstacles students face in staying well, organized and prepared for exam writing especially in light of the new challenges COVID-19 has presented.  He also talks about Test Anxiety, […]

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University Admission Testing and Covid-19: A ‘Conversation’ with Christopher Deluca

Dr. Chrisopher Deluca, Professor in the Faculty of Education and Associate Dean School of Graduate Studies at Queen’s University joins us in this installment of Campus Beat.  Deluca chats with us about an article he recently co-wrote with Profs. Don Klinger (University of Waikato) and Louis Volante (Brock University) in The Conversation entitled “University Admissions […]

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Meet Emelie Chhangur, Director and Curator, Agnes Etherington Art Centre

Emelie Chhangur, the new Director and Curator of the Agnes Etherington Art Centre at Queen’s University joins us for this episode!  Chhangur who joined the Agnes on October 1st, Chhangur is a leading voice for experimental curatorial practice in Canada and is celebrated nationally and internationally for her process-based, participatory approach to curating and will […]

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