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Meet Law's new Associate Dean of Grad Studies & Research

Article courtesy of Queen's, Faculty of Law

Professor Michael Pratt, who joined Queen’s in 2003 as a Law professor cross-appointed to Philosophy, began a two-and-a-half-year appointment as Law’s Associate Dean (Graduate Studies and Research) on Jan. 1. A graduate of the University of Toronto (BSc, LLM), Osgoode Hall Law School (LLB) and the University of Sydney (PhD, Philosophy), he has taught a range of private law subjects, including Torts, Contracts, Remedies and Advanced Contract Law. His research draws on philosophy to understand the law, and he has been particularly interested in understanding the role of intention and consent in the creation and extinction of legal and moral obligations. He has written widely on the philosophical foundations of voluntary obligations, as well as on the law of damages.

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Dissertation Boot Camp registration now open

Once again the School of Graduate Studies with Student Academic Success Services (SASS) will be hosting Dissertation Boot Camp.  The camp dates this year are:

February 17th - 20th (4 days) and June 8th to 12th (5 days).

Registration for the February camp is now open.  Priority will go to doctoral students.

February Registration Form (114KB)

See full details of the camp on the SGS website.

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Occupational Therapy is emerging as a unique field in Canada

Occupational therapy (OT) is emerging as a unique field in Canada. Lee Rosen and Yoon Kwon are two recent OT graduates from Queen’s University who offer insight into this unique field, and discuss the lessons they learned along the way. They also offer advice for future students who wish to pursue a degree within the holistic field of Occupational Therapy

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"Surveys and Surveillance - Jeff Moon Demystifies the Queen's Data Research Centre for Grad Researchers."

In university, many of us feel that we are awash in data.  This perception is fueled by ever greater access to public and restricted data produced by government agencies like Statistics Canada, and increased attention being paid to researcher-generated data.  

This week Jeff Moon (Data Librarian and Academic Director of Queen’s Research Data Centre (QRDC), will be giving a talk at theSurveillance Studies Centre weekly seminar series on something called The Surveillance Project.

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Public Policy Takes Queen's MPA Student Around the World

Michelle Amri is graduating this month from Queen’s intensive Master of Public Administration program. Compared to students in many other schools’ MPA programs, Queen’s students complete about twice as many courses over less time – slightly less than one year, to be exact. Are you wondering what, precisely, it means to do public administration? Well, Amri’s work has taken her through energy policy, children’s health, tobacco reduction, and promoting health at the level of communities, in Ontario and abroad.

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