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VIDEO: PhD candidate Aazar Kashi works to improve fiber optic networks
VIDEO: PhD candidate Aazar Kashi works to improve fiber optic networks
November 20, 2017

Aazar Kashi is working in the Lightwave Systems Research Laboratory with Queen's engineering professor John Cartledge to discover new ways to transmit more data more efficiently through fiber optic networks. It's work that will help industry to meet the growing demand for global connectivity.

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Building constructive relationships
Building constructive relationships
November 17, 2017

Queen’s alumnus Bill Baillie (Sc’85), members of Focus Forward for Indigenous Youth, and teachers at Senator Allen Bird Memorial School in Montreal Lake Cree Nation in northern Saskatchewan are working together to provide valuable sustainable learning opportunities for Indigenous youth. Here’s how . . .

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VIDEO: Codemakers by Aboriginal Access to Engineering
VIDEO: Codemakers by Aboriginal Access to Engineering
November 16, 2017

The Codemakers Club by Aboriginal Access to Engineering at Queen's is just one example of outreach work carried out by faculty and staff. It's all about getting children and young adults engaged in STEM fields before they choose their post-secondary career paths.

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Queen's engineer returns to graduate after 70 years
Queen's engineer returns to graduate after 70 years
November 13, 2017

Bruce Jameson built a productive and prestigious career with Imperial Oil, had a large and beautiful family with his wife Annabelle, and is a respected member of his community in Sarnia. He left Queen’s in 1947, just one credit shy of earning his degree. Now it’s time to take care of unfinished business.

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QICSI deadline coming Wednesday
QICSI deadline coming Wednesday
November 8, 2017

The application deadline for the 2018 QICSI competition is coming up on November 15. Last year, Yusuf, Tyler, Christian, Maclcolm, and Ryan had a hugely successful run. But don't take our word for it, hear what they have to say about QICSI.

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VIDEO: QICSI Deadline coming November 15
QICSI Deadline coming November 15
November 1, 2017

The application deadline for the 2018 Dunin-Deshpande Queen's Innovation Centre Summer Initiative program is coming up on November 15. It's an amazing opportunity for students from all disciplines and walks of life. Hear what some of the organizers have to say.

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VIDEO: Multi-institutional networked approaches to enhancing learning
VIDEO: Multi-institutional networked approaches to enhancing learning
October 30, 2017

Earlier this year the Centre for Teaching and Learning at Queen's hosted a seminar with Dr. Linda Slakey, Senior Scholar, Research Hub, Bay View Alliance. It's all about how universities can and do collaborate to ensure students get best, most modern, education.

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VIDEO: Bob Rae on social responsibility in mining
VIDEO: Bob Rae on social responsibility in mining
October 26, 2017

Earlier this year Queen's mining engineering assistant professor Anne Johnson spoke with the Honourable Bob Rae about reconciliation with First Nations peoples and social responsibility in mining.

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Strong global showing for QICSI team Spectra Plasmonics
Strong global showing for QICSI team Spectra Plasmonics
October 23, 2017

The Queen’s students behind Spectra Plasmonics earned a top spot in the Dunin-Deshpande Summer Pitch Competition and won the grand prize in the prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition for their plan to market a novel new chemical detection technology. Now they’re moving to parlay a summer project into a successful business.

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VIDEO: Tour the high speed skeletal imaging lab
VIDEO: Tour the high speed skeletal imaging lab
October 18, 2017

Queen's engineering professor Michael Rainbow and his lab group have been busy during the last year assembling the new High-Speed Skeletal Imaging Laboratory at Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston. Research carried out in there will allow engineers and medical professionals to move beyond static images of skeletal structures and peer into living bodies while they're in motion. 

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Exploring the frontier between innate immunity and materials design
Exploring the frontier between innate immunity and materials design
October 16, 2017

Lindsay Fitzpatrick is an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Queen’s. Her research into how materials interact with living tissue could one day lead to synthetic soft-tissue implants for humans that can be used nominally for longer periods. It’s research that could improve the day-to-day lives of millions of people.

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VIDEO: Meet Queen's alumnus Ivan MacKinnon
VIDEO: Meet Queen's alumnus Ivan MacKinnon
October 13, 2017

Ivan MacKinnon graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering in 2004. After a few years working in industry, he returned home to Bath, Ontario, where he and his partners launched MacKinnon Brothers Brewing Company. 

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A Family of Engineers
A Family of Engineers
October 13, 2017

Brothers Scott, Jordan, and Mark Mitchell were your average Canadian kids growing up.  Fast-forward to present day, and the recent Queen’s grads have already begun to make an impact in the world of engineering.

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Fall Preview 2017
Fall Preview 2017
October 12, 2017

Get a taste of Queen’s campus as the fall term gets into full swing. Tour the campus with a current student. Talk to students and professors about the programs that interest you most. Check out the library. Visit our Athletics and Recreation Centre. See our residences, and try the food.

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A circumnavigation challenge
A circumnavigation challenge
October 10, 2017

Queen’s engineer Robert Dengler has had a fruitful career in the mining business. That’s all behind him now as he navigates his latest adventure: a round-the-world helicopter journey with his son Steven to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation.

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Event: Go ENG Girl
Event: Go ENG Girl
October 6, 2017

Go ENG Girl provides an exciting opportunity for girls in Grades 7-11 across Ontario to visit Queen's University campus and learn from women in the engineering profession, academics, and students about the wonderful world of engineering. This event is taking place October 28th.

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VIDEO: Detecting dark matter particles with Professor Gerbier
VIDEO: Detecting dark matter particles with Professor Gerbier
October 3, 2017

Gilles Gerbier, professor of subatomic physics and particle astrophysics in the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics, and Astronomy at Queen's, guides a short tour of his laboratory in Stirling Hall. He and his research group are developing particle detectors to help unravel some of the enduring mysteries of the universe.

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VIDEO: Tour the mining analytical lab
VIDEO: Tour the mining analytical lab
October 2, 2017

You might remember the story, videos, and live stream from earlier this summer about the Hydometallurgy Lab and the Ahmad Ghahreman research group in the Robert M Buchan Department of Mining here at Queen's. Here's an interesting tour video of some of the equipment in the adjacent Mining Analytical Lab.

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VIDEO: Explore the brand new Engineering Teaching and Learning Lab
VIDEO: Explore the brand new Engineering Teaching and Learning Lab
September 26, 2017

There's an open house at the brand new Engineering Teaching and Learning Lab in G25 in Dupuis Hall on Thursday morning. This new facility is designed especially to ensure that engineering instructors have access to the very best state-of-the art support and technology. It's about making sure Queen's engineering students get the very best education possible. Come check it out . . .

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VIDEO: A peek into research at the Hydrometallurgy Lab
VIDEO: A peek into research at the Hydrometallurgy Lab
September 25, 2017

You might remember the story, videos, and live stream from earlier this summer about the Hydometallurgy Lab and the Ahmad Ghahreman research group in the Robert M Buchan Department of Mining here at Queen's. Here's an interesting video featuring some of the interesting research work by Denver and Farzaneh, two of the graduate students at work in that lab.

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