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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Meet new Queen's engineering professor, Vahid Fallah
Meet new Queen's engineering professor, Vahid Fallah
February 26, 2018

The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Queen’s is welcoming four new faculty members this year. One of them is Dr Vahid Fallah, an expert in additive manufacturing. He’s recruiting graduate students and laying the groundwork for a laboratory that could change the way metal and polymeric parts are manufactured.

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VIDEOS: Celebrating Graduate Studies events all week
VIDEOS: Celebrating Graduate Studies events all week
February 23, 2018

The School of Graduate Studies at Queen's is hosting a series of events online and on campus all next week to help undergraduate students learn more about grad studies at Queen's. Visit www.gradweek.ca for all the details.

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VIDEO: Augmented reality broadcasting mobile app capstone project
VIDEO: Augmented reality broadcasting mobile app capstone project
February 21, 2018

Here's an interesting video with JP, Dylan, and Jensen and their capstone design project. It's a Location-Based augmented reality mobile app that allows users to add virtual text, pictures, and objects to any corporeal space.

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VIDEO: Aboriginal Access to Engineering
VIDEO: Aboriginal Access to Engineering
February 20, 2018

The First Nations Education Conference is happening this week so here's an interesting video from Aboriginal Access to Engineering here at Queen's about some of the outreach work being done to get aboriginal youth interested in STEM fields early.

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PROFILE: Undergraduate Researcher, Jamie-Lee Freeston
PROFILE: Undergraduate Researcher, Jamie-Lee Freeston
February 16, 2018

Engineering chemistry student and undergraduate researcher, Jamie-Lee Freeston, is studying ways to improve the efficiency of bio-diesel extraction. It’s work that could lead to cleaner, more sustainable sources of energy.

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PHOTOS: ECE Capstone design competiton
PHOTOS: ECE Capstone design competiton
February 16, 2018

The ECE Capstone Design Open House was held yesterday in the ILC. There were lots of great ideas and designs on display. Follow the link for a photo gallery and winners list. Congratulations all . . .

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