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Established in 1841 and one of Canada’s oldest degree-granting institutions, Queen’s today is a mid-sized university that provides a transformative student learning experience within a research-intensive environment A member of the prestigious U15 group of research-intensive Canadian universities, Queen’s conducts leading-edge research in areas of critical concern. Queen’s is also a member of the Matariki Network, an international group of research-intensive universities with a strong shared commitment to the undergraduate and graduate student learning experience.

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Flood waters cover large tracts of land in Mozambique after cyclone Idai made landfall. Rapidly rising floodwaters have cut off thousands of families from aid organizations. (World Food Programme via AP)

Hurricanes to deliver a bigger punch to coasts

Climate change is making hurricanes more destructive, and may have boosted the intensity of cyclone Idai that hit East Africa last week.
U.S. President Donald Trump with China’s President Xi Jinping during a bilateral meeting in December 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

A U.S.-China trade deal does not slow China’s rise

America may have missed a window of opportunity to curb China’s rise when it pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Feb. 26 is World Spay Day, and spaying or neutering pets has many benefits. Shutterstock

World Spay Day highlights the importance of fixing our pets

Neutering or spaying pets has additional benefits beyond population control; these benefits include extending their lifespan, improving their health and reducing risk of certain diseases.
Around the world, government officials fail often at implementing policy and public sector projects. Here’s why. (Shutterstock)

Why governments are so bad at implementing public projects

Research around the world shows a consistent pattern of failures in public sector policy and project implementation. Yet we continue to embark upon implementation built on bias and faulty logic.
Sur le réseaux sociaux, la vie peut avoir l'air extraordinaire ! Mais ça n'est pas trop dommageable lorsqu'on se rappelle que le contenu partagé en ligne ne représente qu’une partie de nos vraies histoires. Shutterstock

Les « contes de fée » sur les réseaux sociaux peuvent miner votre confiance, mais vous pouvez aussi en rire!

Sur le réseaux sociaux, la vie peut avoir l'air extraordinaire ! Est-ce dommageable? Pas si on se rappelle que le contenu partagé en ligne ne représente qu’une partie de nos vraies histoires.
U.S. President Donald Trump is seen visiting the California town of Paradise that was devastated by forest fires. Trump has threatened to use funds allocated for disaster relief to pay for his border wall. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Disasters and disagreements: Climate change collides with Trump’s border wall

Donald Trump has threatened to use funds allocated for disaster relief to fund his border wall. It's time to rethink how we frame disasters to stop politicians from using them for political gain.
John Lennon durant le concert sur le toit, le 30 janvier 1969. Ce sera la dernière prestation publique des Beatles. YouTube

Il y a 50 ans, les Beatles donnaient leur dernier concert, sur un toit

Prévu quelques jours plus tôt, le concert sur le toit des Beatles, le 30 janvier 1969, était leur dernier. Le pianiste américain Billy Preston y a symbolisé leurs efforts de collaboration mondiale.
John Lennon belts it out during The Beatles’ last concert, Jan. 30, 1969. You Tube/The Beatles

Get Back: The Beatles rocked the rooftop 50 years ago

Planned only a few days earlier, the Jan. 30, 1969 rooftop concert by the Beatles was their last. It is fitting the show included Billy Preston who symbolized their global collaborative efforts.
Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, right, is escorted by a member of her private security detail while arriving at a parole office in Vancouver in December 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

The arrest of Huawei executive has put Canada in tight spot

In the absence of trust, greater cultural understanding is a powerful diplomatic tool and one that Canada needs to wield expertly when dealing with China.
Military action during the NATO-led military exercise in Trondheim, Norway on Oct. 30, 2018. The NATO exercises included some 3,000 troops, 20 ships, several tanks and about 50 aircraft from various nations. (Gorm Kallestad/NTB scanpix via AP)

More than just ‘war games,’ military exercises require transparency

Military exercises are more than just 'war games' -- they're aimed at signalling military capability and intent. But NATO must honour its commitment to transparency, and pressure Russia to do the same.
Ilhan Omar, a newly elected Democratic congresswoman from Minnesota, joins other Democrats during a news conference in Washington on Jan. 4 about the introduction of the ‘For the People’ Act. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

The urgent need for Democrats to embrace progressive policies

The Democratic party needs a revised image, grounded in a new reality, that will address basic issues of inequality, access and fairness.
Quand toutous et minous font partie de la famille, c’est la société dans son ensemble qui en bénéficie. Shutterstock

S'attacher à son animal, c'est bon pour la santé!

Vivre avec un animal, et y être attaché, favorise la santé. Les enfants qui grandissent entourés d’un animal de compagnie sont plus empathiques et moins stressés.

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