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Construction zone trespassing

 

Several individuals have recently been seen illegally entering the construction area where our new residences are being built. Security teams are patrolling the area 24 hours/day and security cameras are also on site. The contractor will call police and formally lay charges against anyone caught trespassing on the premises or identified as trespassing through video footage.  For your safety and the safety of others, please stay out of prohibited areas and obey all No Trespassing signs.

For the Record: April 17, 2014

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Thu, 04/17/2014

Appointments

Janet Dancey appointed director of NCIC Clinical Trials Group

Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), is pleased to announce that Janet Dancey has been appointed Director, NCIC Clinical Trials Group (NCIC CTG) and holder of the Edith and Carla Eisenhauer Chair in Clinical Cancer Research at Queen’s University for a five-year term from September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2019.

Vaccinations should be compulsory, says Queen's University expert

2014-04-17

Queen’s University bioethics expert Udo Schuklenk is available to discuss three more vaccinations becoming mandatory for Ontario schoolchildren.

Starting in September, children will be vaccinated against whooping cough, meningococcal disease and chickenpox (if they were born after 2010).

April 17, 2014

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Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Crime is plunging, but police costs are soaring, in the Globe and Mail.

Adam Molnar (Surveillance Studies Centre) – ‘Scared 19-year-old’ charged in Heartbleed data breach, on Business News Network, in the Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald, Saskatoon Star Phoenix and in other Postmedia publications.

Warren Mabee (Geography, Policy Studies, Environmental Studies) – Summer gas prices expected to spike, on CKWS-TV.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Crime is plunging, but police costs are soaring, in the Globe and Mail.

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April 16, 2014

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Adam Molnar (Surveillance Studies Centre) – Google’s purchase of Titan Aerospace, nine interviews on CBC Radio Syndication on stations across Canada including: Cape Breton, Ottawa, Thunder Bay, Victoria and Whitehorse.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – One year after Boston, on Sun News Network; NewsTalk 770 (Calgary radio).

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – How important is happiness in your career? On MetroNews.ca.

Adam Molnar (Surveillance Studies Centre) – Google’s purchase of Titan Aerospace, nine interviews on CBC Radio Syndication on stations across Canada including: Cape Breton, Ottawa, Thunder Bay, Victoria and Whitehorse.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – One year after Boston, on Sun News Network; NewsTalk 770 (Calgary radio).

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April 15, 2014

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Bob Tennent (School of Computing) – Heartbleed reveals gaps in Internet security, in the Globe and Mail.

Robin Boadway (Economics) – Is Ontario ‘dragging down’ the rest of Canada? In the National Post.

Nick Bala (Law) – Lev Tahor wins victory over Quebec foster-care order, in the Toronto Star.

Bob Tennent (School of Computing) – Heartbleed reveals gaps in Internet security, in the Globe and Mail.

Robin Boadway (Economics) – Is Ontario ‘dragging down’ the rest of Canada? In the National Post.

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Google glass could violate privacy of non-wearers: Queen's University expert

2014-04-15

Today Google Glass goes on sale for one day only and Queen’s University technology expert Keith McWhirter is available to comment on the product that has the tech world buzzing.

Intelligence gathering prior to last year's Boston Marathon was too large to be helpful: Queen's University expert

2014-04-15

One year after the Boston Marathon bombing, security expert Adam Molnar is available to comment on how general intelligence gathering prior to the attack was so large that it became practically useless.

e-Queen's: National Scholars will enrich teaching and research

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National Scholars will enrich teaching and research

Three exceptional new faculty members will advance scholarship in chemical biology, Indigenous literatures and African history.

Researcher finds gaps in care for high-risk cancer patients

Christopher Booth says chemotherapy should be used more frequently during bladder cancer treatment.

'C' is for 'cookie'... and 'cramming'

Principal Woolf and his wife deliver a little cheer (and an afternoon sugar boost!) to students studying for exams at university libraries.

Funding strengthens leading-edge research

The Canadian Foundation for Innovation provides infrastructure grants to Queen's researchers.

Staff pull together to upgrade admin systems

A major upgrade to PeopleSoft improved the performance of the administrative system and paves the way for additional functionality in the future.

Nobody better than Best in 3MT competition

PhD student Mike Best focused on telling a story during the three minutes he was allotted to present his research on schizophrenia.

Important information about Heartbleed bug

ITServices has discovered only a few minor problems after scanning for the security bug.

Students push for exercise prescriptions

A campus club is encouraging physicians to scribble a dose of physical activity on their prescription pads.

Celebrating a legacy 75 years in the making

Originally established as the Faculty Women’s Club in 1939, the Queen’s Women’s Association is celebrating 75 years of service and engagement on campus.

April 14, 2014

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Jeffrey Collins (History) – ‘The Invention of News’ by Andrew Pettegree, book-review published in the Wall Street Journal.

Robert Montgomerie (Biology) – Birders will enjoy two new books, in the Buffalo News, London Free Press.

 

Bob Tennent (School of Computing) – A Web of trust no more: Heartbleed reveals gaps, in the Globe and Mail.

Jeffrey Collins (History) – ‘The Invention of News’ by Andrew Pettegree, book-review published in the Wall Street Journal.

Robert Montgomerie (Biology) – Birders will enjoy two new books, in the Buffalo News, London Free Press.

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