S.3 Ep. 5 Amy Wu & Xiaodan Zhu

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Amy Wu, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Ingenuity Labs Research InstituteHelping robots learn to walk Host:Barry Kaplan Synopsis:Dr. Amy Wu is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Queen’s University. She leads the Biomechanics x Robotics Laboratory (BxRL) and […]

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S.3 Ep. 4 Elaine Power and Shideh Kabiri Ameri

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Elaine Power, Associate Professor, School of Kinesiology and Health StudiesCross-appointed, Department of Gender Studies Affiliated, Cultural Studies Graduate Program Understanding our food habits Host:Barry Kaplan Synopsis:Dr. Elaine Power is an associate professor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies and cross-appointed to the Department of Gender Studies at Queen’s University. She is the co-editor […]

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Blind Dates with Profs. Cheng and Dahan

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Liying Cheng Professor, Faculty of Education What’s in a Grade? Host: Barry KaplanSynopsis: Dr. Liying Cheng is a professor of teaching English as a second/foreign language and Peer Research Consultant in the Faculty of Education at Queen’s University. She is also the director of the Assessment and Evaluation Group at Queen’s and was a recipient of the 2017 […]

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S.3 Ep. 3 Fahim Quadir and Janet Jull

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Fahim Quadir, Vice-Provost and Dean, School of Graduate Studies Professor, Department of Global Development Studies Civil society, cosmopolitan citizenship, and realistic utopia Host: Barry KaplanSynopsis: Dr. Fahim Quadir is the Vice-Provost and Dean of the School of Graduate Studies at Queen’s University and a Professor in the Department of Global Development Studies. His research explores […]

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S3. Ep. 2 Margaret Moore and Gianluigi Bisleri

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Margaret Moore Director of the Centre for the Study of Democracy and DiversityProfessor, Department of Political Studies and Department of Philosophy The People, the Land, and the Government Host: Barry Kaplan Synopsis: Dr. Margaret Moore is the Director of the Centre for the Study of Democracy and Diversity at Queen’s University, a Fellow of the Royal Society […]

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BDWK Season Three Launch! Ep. 1: DJ Cook & Tandy Thomas

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DJ Cook Associate Professor, Department of Surgery Neurosurgeon, Kingston Health Sciences CentreNetwork Connectivity: Rewiring Lost Brain FunctionsHost: Barry Kaplan Synopsis: Dr. DJ Cook is a Neurosurgeon at Kingston Health Sciences Centre and an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at Queen’s University. In 2018, he was named Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 and recognized […]

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Lee Airton

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Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education Microinteractions and how gender functions in a particular space Dr. Lee Airton is an Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies in Education with the Faculty of Education. Their research program explores the micropolitics of gender and sexual diversity accommodation in K-12 and teacher education, with particular emphasis on the […]

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Mary Ann McColl

Mary Ann McColl

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Professor, School of Rehabilitation Therapy and Department of Public Health Sciences Associate Director, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research A Conversation on Spirituality and Health Studies Dr. Mary Ann McColl is a Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Therapy and in the Department of Public Health Sciences, as well as the Associate Director of […]

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Katerina Genikomsou 

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Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering Design vs. Nature: Building Infrastructure to Withstand Environmental Disasters  Dr. Katerina Genikomsou is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering. She is a member of the American Concrete Institute, the American Society of Civil Engineers, la Fédération international du béton, and the International Association for Bridge and […]

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Tim Fort

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Professor, Chair of Graduate Programs, Dan School of Drama & Music “Nothing Burns Down:” A History and a Career in Theatre Lighting Design Dr. Tim Fort is a Professor and Chair of Graduate Programs in the Dan School of Drama and Music at Queen’s. He received his PhD from the University of Toronto’s Graduate Centre […]

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Pascale Champagne

Pascale Champagne

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Waste in the West: Advancing our Waste Management Practices Professor, Canada Research Chair in Bioresources Engineering and Director of Beaty Water Research Center Dr. Pascale Champagne is the Canada Research Chair in Bioresource Engineering and a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Queen’s. She is also the Director of the Beaty Water Research […]

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Joseph Bramante

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Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy Dark Matter and What Goes Bump in the Night Dr. Joseph Bramante is an Assistant Professor at in the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy. He is also a Visiting Fellow at the Perimeter Institute and a member of the new, Arthur B. McDonald Canadian […]

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Queen’s Surveillance Studies Centre – David Lyon, David Murakami, Midori Ogasawara

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David Lyon, Professor, Queen’s Research Chair in Surveillance Studies David Murakami Wood, Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Surveillance Studies Midori Ogasawara, PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology From the Babysitter to Alexa: Surveillance is All Around Dr. David Lyon is Director of the Surveillance Studies Centre and Professor of Sociology and Law at […]

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Gabor Fichtinger & Caitlin Yeo

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Gabor Fichtinger, Professor and Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Computer-Integrated Surgery, School of Computing Caitlin Yeo, Chief Resident in General Surgery, School of Medicine Flying Blindly vs. GPS Navigation in Surgical Procedures Dr. Gabor Fichtinger is the Canada Research Chair in Computer-Assisted Surgery and a Professor in the School of Computing at Queen’s. His […]

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Lisa Guenther

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Queen’s National Scholar in Political Philosophy and Critical Prison Studies, Department of Philosophy Is Treating the Death Penalty as a Medical Procedure Due Diligence to Avoid Pain? Dr. Lisa Guenther is the Queen’s National Scholar in Political Philosophy and Critical Prison Studies, jointly appointed in the Department of Philosophy and the Cultural Studies Program. Dr. […]

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Joshua Karton

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Associate Professor, Faculty of Law and Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research “The Business of Justice Delivering the Justice of Business:” Arbitration within International Commerce Dr. Joshua Karton is an Associate Professor and the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research in the Faculty of Law at Queen’s. His research is interdisciplinary, focusing on […]

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Molly Wallace and David Carruthers

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Molly Wallace, Associate Professor, Department of English Language and Literature David Carruthers, PhD Candidate, Department of English Language and Literature The Bitterness of Indulging: Dark Ecology and the State of Environmental Mega-Risks Dr. Molly Wallace is an Associate Professor and the Graduate Chair in the Department of English Language and Literature at Queen’s. Her research […]

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Janet Dancey

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Professor, Department of Oncology and Director, Clinical Translational Research, NCIC Clinical Trials Group Evolving Clinical Trials through Collaboration Dr. Janet Dancey is the Director of the Canadian Cancer Trials Group, also known as the CCTG, and a Professor in the Department of Oncology at Queen’s. She is also the Director of the High Impact Clinical […]

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Shamel Addas

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Assistant Professor and Distinguished Faculty Fellow of Management Information Systems Emails: The Story of a Love/Hate Working Relationship Dr. Shamel Addas joined Smith School of Business in 2016 as Assistant Professor of Information Systems (IS). Prior to that, he was an Assistant Professor of IS at IESEG School of Management in France. Shamel’s research centers […]

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“A Translational Journey”: A Special Panel Discussion about Queen’s CardioPulmonary Unit (QCPU)

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April 25, 2018 Dr. Stephen Archer (Head, Department of Medicine), Dr. Paula James (Professor, Department of Medicine) and Dr. Mark Ormiston (Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences) Synopsis: Cardiopulmonary diseases are the leading cause of death in Canada. Queen’s CardioPulmonary Unit (QCPU) – an 8,000 square foot translational research facility located in Queen’s […]

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History of Historiography

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Daniel Woolf Principal and Vice-Chancellor Synopsis: Dr. Daniel Woolf is the Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Queen’s University, as well as a Professor in the Department of History. His research has focused on early modern British intellectual and cultural history, and the global history of historical writing. He is the author of four books and co-editor […]

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One Billion Neutrinos

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Tony Noble Professor, Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy Synopsis: Dr. Tony Noble is a Professor in the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy whose research focuses on astroparticle physics and the search for dark matter. He is involved in the DEAP-3600 liquid argon experiment and the PICO experiment at SNOLAB, both of […]

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“H2O” – Violence and Relation to Power in Organized Crime

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Antonio Nicaso Lecturer, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures Synopsis: Professor Antonio Nicaso is a researcher who studies Mafia and mafia-type criminal organizations. He is regularly asked for input on organized crime activities by international governments and law-enforcement agencies. He has recently had his true crime novel Business or Blood: Mafia Boss Vito Rizzuto’s Last […]

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Understanding At-Risk Students

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Alana Butler Assistant Professor of At-Risk Learners and Student Success, Faculty of Education Synopsis: Dr. Alana Butler’s area of research is at-risk children and their families in elementary and secondary school settings, as well as equity, diversity, and inclusion policies and practices at all levels of education. Her doctoral research focused on the experiences of […]

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What in the World is Electrochemistry?

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Gregory Jerkiewicz Professor, Department of Chemistry Synopsis: Dr. Gregory Jerkiewicz’s research is focused on surface and materials electrochemistry as well as molecular-level electrocatalysis. He directs an international research project (Ni Electro Can) that is developing nickel-based materials for applications in fuel cells and other technologies. In this episode, Dr. Jerkiewicz explains the science behind electrochemistry, […]

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Including Indigenous Peoples in Land Use Planning

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Leela Viswanathan Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Planning Synopsis: Dr. Leela Viswanathan is studying the intersection of planning, equity and diversity, and her team is trying to educate municipalities about how cities are located on Indigenous traditional and treaty territories. She has an ongoing SSHRC-funded project that aims to improve Indigenous-Municipal relations in the […]

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Fighting Climate Change with Science   

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  John Smol Canada Research Chair in Environmental Change and Professor, Department of Biology Synopsis: Dr. John Smol is world-renowned paleolimnologist (someone who studies long-term environmental change using lake sediments), and he has received over 60 awards for his research, outreach and teaching. He has conducted studies around the world on the impacts of humans on […]

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The Story of Paint

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Patricia Smithen Assistant Professor, Paintings Conservation, Department of Art History and Art Conservation Synopsis: Patricia Smithen is an art conservator and Queen’s alumna who teaches in the Master of Art Conservation program at Queen’s. Prior to pursuing doctoral studies, she worked as a paintings conservator at the Canadian Conservation Institute, as a private practitioner in […]

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One Glass of Wine? You’ll Be Just Fine

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Adrian Baranchuk Professor, Department of Medicine Synopsis: Dr. Adrian Baranchuk studies electrocardiography, sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease, and complex ablation. In this episode, Dr. Baranchuk discusses his motivation for entering the field of cardiology, including his intense curiosity to understand the mathematical modelling of cardiac arrhythmias. With the help of two students, Sohaib Hasseb and […]

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Making Math Your Friend

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Lynda Colgan Professor of Elementary Mathematics, Faculty of Education Synopsis: Dr. Lynda Colgan’s lifelong mission is to make science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, fun. She has published award-winning books about mathematics education, created toolkits for educators and students, inspired several television series for children, and directed the wildly successful Science Rendezvous Kingston for […]

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Understanding Injustice and Resolving Conflicts

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John McGarry Canada Research Chair in Nationalism and Democracy and Professor, Department of Political Studies Synopsis: Born in Belfast and educated at Trinity College Dublin, Dr. John McGarry is a highly decorated political scientist specializing in conflict resolution who received extensive international praise for his role in the Good Friday Agreement. He has acted as […]

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Speaking Through Time: The Power of Oral History

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Laura Murray Professor, Department of English Language and Literature Synopsis: Dr. Laura Murray has published and taught extensively in Indigenous studies, US literature, copyright law, and cultural policy, and has been involved with community arts and political activism. She is also the Director of the Swamp Ward and Inner Harbour History Project, which is collecting […]

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