Midori Ogasawara traded one job that never sleeps for another. Once a reporter for Japan's national newspaper, Asahi Shimbun (1994-2004), where she used to work 15-hour days following surveillance and human rights issues, Ogasawara is now an asset to Queen’s Department of Sociology, where she is earning her PhD researching issues that stemmed from that investigative work.
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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.
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.
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
Chelsy Prince believes that research in a lab can help one grow, as it provides one with an environment to learn, as well as to create new knowledge.
At every step in his academic career, Joe chose a unique path, motivated by his singular desire to uncover the unknown.
Last week, Rebecca Yeung (MPH student) coordinated a three minute research competition for the department.
While she has only just arrived at Queen’s, PhD candidate Ksenia Polonskaya is already looking forward to an opportunity outside the university
Fall Convocation consisted of 5 ceremonies and 778 of our grad students graduating. Congratulations to you all.