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!
Paula James, MD, FRCPC and Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology at Queen’s University joins us to share insights about the groundbreaking research conducted in her lab with Master’s student, Victoria Candy which explores why female genetic carriers of hemophilia A often experience abnormal bleeding. Listeners gain insight into the research process and the implications of the study’s findings for continued research and medical practice/treatment.
Julia Krolik, co-founder and CEO of Art the Science joins us in studio. She talks to us about this innovative project, the pilot residency program, and the upcoming Between the Sand: Art the Science Residency Showcase digital exhibition presented by residents Dr. Kevin Mumford (Queen’s Department of Chemical Engineering) and artist/creative coder, Owen Fernley on Feb. 27th at Modern Fuel in Kingston.
Laura Lee (Sci ’21), Deputy of Environmental Affairs under the Alma Mater Society’s Social Issues Commission joins us in studio to talk about the Room of Requirement at Queen’s University as well as the Queen’s Winter Coat Exchange. Business and individual donors can learn more about how to donate while students can learn how to access warm winter clothes, household items and more through this informative conversation about this service. You can also check out the recent Gazette article here: https://www.queensu.ca/gazette/stories/sharing-warmth-winter Music: James Francies-Leaps; David Ullman Group-Vortex; Lucia Jackson-When You’re Smiling
Chief Librarian Patricia Enright and Monica Steward, Chair for the KFPL Board of Directors and the Central Branch Project Committee join us in studio for this episode. We discuss the anticipated reopening of the Central Branch of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library on March 23rd 2019, the new and renewed spaces, programs and resources KFPL offers and the benefits the library provides for Queen’s and community members alike!