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Keeping Doctors Current: Dr. Richard Birtwhistle and New Guidelines against Thyroid Dysfunction Screening

Dr. Richard Birtwhistle, Emeritus professor of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences at Queen’s University and Chair of the Task Force Thyroid Dysfunction working group joins us in studio. Dr. Birtwhistle talks about thyroid dysfunction, the work his task force has done developing new guidelines against thyroid dysfunction testing, the impacts of testing, and the Continue Reading

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20 Years of Positive Space at Queen’s University

Jean Pfleiderer, Associate Director-Human Rights Advisory Services at Queen’s University joins us in studio in this episode. She talks about the Positive Space Program at Queen’s, its motivations and evolution over the last two decades, and recent celebrations of the Program’s 20th anniversary at Mitchell Hall. For more information about the Positive Space Program and Continue Reading

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The Promise Scholars Program: Corinna Fitzgerald on Exciting New Horizons for Local Students

Assistant Dean Corinna Fitzgerald, Student Life and Learning joins us in studio. She sheds much light on an exciting new Queen’s University initiative, The Promise Scholars Program. Learn more about opportunities for first-generation students from the Kingston area at Queen’s to take advantage of a fully-funded university experience!

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Pathy Fellowships: One Year, One Project-Unleash Your Potential

Stewart Langley, 2019-20 Pathy Fellow and JP Dobson, Program Assistant join us to chat about Stewart’s Pathy Fellowship work with Kingston’s Ryandale Shelter to develop innovative solutions to chronic homelessness in addition to details from JP about the Fellowship program, the upcoming application deadline, and the amazing opportunities these fellowships offer graduating students to launch Continue Reading

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Linda Mussell, The Conversation & The Ethics of Prison Space as Entertainment

September 25th 2019 – Linda Mussell, Pierre Elliott Trudeau and Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholar in Political Studies at Queen’s University joins us in this episode. She talks about her research in justice and corrections policy and the recent article she published in The Conversation, an article that launched a massive conversation on the ethics Continue Reading

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Korey Pasch: Hurricane Dorian and the Political Economy of Disaster

Korey Pasch, PhD Candidate in Political Studies at Queen’s University joins us in studio. At the time of recording, Hurricane Dorian was rolling along Florida but the fascinating things Korey tells us about the financialization of natural disasters and the apparent ‘progressive’ stance Big Insurance necessarily takes in the face of climate change translates well Continue Reading

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