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VIDEO: Queen's Summer Engineering Academy - Jr. Girls program
VIDEO: Queen's Summer Engineering Academy - Jr. Girls program
May 18, 2018

QSEA Jr. Girls is way for students in Grades 8 and 9 to get their very first tastes of engineering and university life. It’s a week-long summer commuter or residence program on campus at Queen’s University led by female undergraduate engineering students. Space is limited. Registration details at www.queensconnections.ca

VIDEO: Summer Orientation to Academics & Resources (SOAR)
VIDEO: Summer Orientation to Academics & Resources (SOAR)
May 15, 2018

Those starting first-year studies in September and their families are invited to the Summer Orientation to Academic Resources (SOAR) on July 6-7. It's a great way to get an early taste of campus life and to help prepare yourselves for studies in September.

VIDEO PART THREE: Meet the students of Aboriginal Access to Engineering
VIDEO PART THREE: Meet the students of Aboriginal Access to Engineering
April 17, 2018

Meet Arik, Billie, and Nathaniel, just a few of the students of Aboriginal Access to Engineering.

Dr Keith Pilkey named department head of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Dr Keith Pilkey named department head of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
April 16, 2018

Dr Keith Pilkey has been named head of the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering here at Queen’s for a five-year term starting at the beginning of 2018.

VIDEO: Human Detectron System
VIDEO: Human Detectron System
April 9, 2018

Here's an interesting video with Zack, Jacob, and Palmer. Their capstone design project is Detectron, an automated system for monitoring the number of people in a given room or space. It was all part of the ECE capstone design open house earlier this year.

Aquahacking information session coming April 11
Aquahacking information session coming April 11
April 9, 2018

Here's something for anyone with interests in entrepreneurialism and environmental sustainability. . . Info session April 11. Register early!

Flying blind: The future of work in Canada depends on better research
Flying blind: The future of work in Canada depends on better research
April 6, 2018

Dr Brian Frank, Associate Dean (teaching and learning) and DuPont Canada Chair in Engineering Education here at Queen’s University, and Professor Greg Evans of the department of chemical engineering and applied chemistry at the University of Toronto are calling on policy makers to ensure modernization of education policy in Canada is built on a solid foundation of research-based knowledge.

VIDEO: Mechmania - Parachute Deployment for Indoor Rocketry
VIDEO: Mechmania - Parachute Deployment for Indoor Rocketry
April 4, 2018

APSC200/293 students gathered in the ILC last week for Mechmania. The project this term: a system for parachute deployment for indoor model rocketry.

VIDEO PART TWO: Meet the students of Aboriginal Access to Engineering
VIDEO PART TWO: Meet the students of Aboriginal Access to Engineering
April 3, 2018

Meet Emilie and Zackary, just two of the students of Aboriginal Access to Engineering.

READ & WATCH: Meet new Queen's engineering professor, Levente Balogh
READ & WATCH: Meet new Queen's engineering professor, Levente Balogh
March 26, 2018

Newly hired Queen’s mechanical and materials engineering Assistant Professor Dr Levente Balogh is an expert in materials characterization and the irradiation of materials. He’s planning work that will make commercial nuclear power reactors better and safer.

Meet Mofi Badmos, FEAS' new International Student Experience Associate
Meet Mofi Badmos, FEAS' new International Student Experience Associate
March 22, 2018

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science welcomes Mofi Badmos as the faculty's first International Student Experience Associate.

VIDEO PART ONE: Meet the students of Aboriginal Access to Engineering
VIDEO PART ONE: Meet the students of Aboriginal Access to Engineering
March 20, 2018

Meet Emilie and Zackary, just two of the students of Aboriginal Access to Engineering.

VIDEO: Facial Recognition Security System Capstone Project
VIDEO: Facial Recognition Security System Capstone Project
March 16, 2018

Here's an interesting video with Mohammed, Jessica, and David about their capstone design project. It's a system for using facial recognition technology to actuate physical locks. Imagine using your own facial expressions to unlock your front door.

VIDEO: How a term at The Castle can help fortify your resume
VIDEO: How a term at The Castle can help fortify your resume
March 14, 2018

The enrollment deadline for this year's summer Global Project Management program at The Castle is coming up on April 1. It's a great adventure, an exciting way to cover some of your electives, and a good way to build an edge on your project management skills. It's also a great way to make your resume stand out.

VIDEO: Meet Laura Wells, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
VIDEO: Meet Laura Wells, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
March 12, 2018

Laura Wells is an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering here at Queen's. She and her research group are developing advanced biomaterials that can help treat blindness.

VIDEO: Application deadline for summer at the Castle coming April 1
VIDEO: Application deadline for summer at the Castle coming April 1
March 7, 2018

The enrollment deadline for this year's summer Global Project Management program at The Castle is coming up on April 1. It's a great adventure, an exciting way to cover some of your electives, and a good way to build an edge on your project management skills. You don't have to take my word for it: just ask Max, Jamie-Lee, Jean-Luc, and Bea.

Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowship deadline coming Friday
Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowship deadline coming Friday
March 6, 2018

A great way to secure an undergrad research position is to apply for and earn an Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowship (USSRF). It’s late for this year, but not too late. The application deadline is coming on Friday. And it’s never too early in your undergraduate career to get started exploring options and setting goals.

READ & WATCH: Meet new Queen's engineering professor, Suraj Persaud
READ & WATCH: Meet new Queen's engineering professor, Suraj Persaud
March 5, 2018

Dr Suraj Persaud has recently joined the faculty in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering. He plans to build a research group to help understand corrosion problems relevant to Canada’s nuclear power industry.

PROFILE: Undergraduate researcher, Leigh-Anne McKnight
PROFILE: Undergraduate researcher, Leigh-Anne McKnight
March 2, 2018

Engineering chemistry student and undergraduate researcher, Leigh-Anne McKnight, is exploring new ways to make plant-based materials for manufacturing that are more environmentally sustainable.

PHOTOS: Queen's hosts Canadian Mining Games
PHOTOS: Queen's hosts Canadian Mining Games
February 26, 2018

The Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining at Queen's played host to teams from all over the country at the 2018 Canadian Mining Games here in Kingston, Feb 22-25.