science

Mental health illness not a choice

One piece of advice commonly given to people struggling with a mental illness is to “get over it — it’s all in your head.”Continue...

Controlling the plays on the field

They weren’t talking or trying to take over the world, but the robots were full of character.Continue...

Don’t silence Canadian science

The Canadian standard of living is, in large part, the result of scientific discovery and technological innovation. Every Canadian has a vested interest in the well-being of public science, which directly affects our health, our environment and our economic development.

As such, every Canadian should be deeply troubled by the current federal government's abandonment of a commitment to the objective truth of basic science.Continue...

Life after death

Scattered throughout the Biosciences Complex is a collection of animals caught in time.Continue...

Society for Conservation Biology celebrates opening of bee garden

The Society for Conservation Biology held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday to introduce the university’s first-ever bee garden.Continue...

Queen's researchers to receive $4.5 million from Ontario government

On March 14, Queen’s physicist Ryan Martin received $250,000 to establish a world class facility for his neutrino research — but in the speeches from administrators and dignitaries, his former PhD supervisor Arthur McDonald was referenced even more than he was.Continue...

Queen’s unveils renewed nano-tech labratory

A short drive north of campus, Queen’s Innovation Park houses facilities for research and development. On Jan. 19, in a media-focused tour, they revealed a revamp and rebrand for their nano-technology lab.Continue...

Despite stumble, BISC math and science program stands strong

This Frosh Week, last year’s cohort of Bader International Study Centre students arrived in Kingston for their first year on main campus. For science majors, it’s a year of transition from the first-ever Queen’s science program in England.Continue...

Senate addresses a lack of staff, Aboriginal students, and science reviews

Senate kicked off their year of meetings on Sept 27. by reviewing highlights of the summer and putting forth focused plans for action in the 2016-17 academic year.Continue...

Board of Trustees set to vote on $87.5 million Wellness Centre project

During the July 14 meeting of the Queen’s Board of Trustees, over $100 million in University funds will be discussed — and potentially approved — for major capital projects.Continue...

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