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Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | November 19th, 2018

Queen's University

Faculty of Health Sciences

This Conference is Changing Locations to Walk the Talk

The following is a guest blog by Sharon Yeung, Co-Chair of the annual Queen's Health and Human Rights Conference 

 

In my elementary school days, before the rise of vintage fads and oversized fashion, I wore an exclusive wardrobe of my brother’s hand-me-downs, patched and re-patched meticulously in ways only my immigrant mother could do. I was, unsurprisingly, very vocally opposed – not only because being a stylistically questionable grade three girl is simply undesirable – but because I felt like those clothes, riddled with the scars and bruises of…Read More

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WORK & WATCH the World Cup Semi Finals - July 10th 2pm

Come and watch the World Cup Semi Finals with your colleagues in SOM 132A

Bring your laptop and work or have a late lunch.

All are welcome!

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Beat the Dean STEP CHALLENGE - July 10th-12th

Dr. Reznick is back on campus and ready to compete.  Can you get more steps each day than him?

Make sure you purchased a Fitbit  www.fitbit.com/store/queensu, (check your email for your promo code) or download the Fitbit app on your phone (no Fitbit required) or join with your existing Fitbit by emailing laura.mcdiarmid@queensu.ca

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Beat the Heat FREE ICE CREAM Break- July 19th 2-4pm

Bring your colleagues and grab some free ice cream in City Park across from 20 Barrie street. Non-dairy options will be available.

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Nursing SOAR (Summer Orientation to Academics and Resources)

The SOAR program aims to help ease the transition of incoming first-year students and their families. Participants will have an opportunity to learn about academic expectations, resources, learning strategies, and common student transition issues, as well as meet upper-year students, tour a residence room, and have their questions and concerns addressed.

Incoming first-year Nursing students will have the opportunity to meet with faculty and current Nursing students, and tour the Nursing Simulation Lab.

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Teaching and Learning Celebration 2018

Hear about the latest innovative teaching in the Faculty of Health Sciences!

All Welcome | Reception | Networking

Keynote Presentation: Dr. Brian Hodges

Learn more»
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Nursing SOAR (Summer Orientation to Academics and Resources)

Submitted by aw148 on 18 June 2018

The SOAR program aims to help ease the transition of incoming first-year students and their families. Participants will have an opportunity to learn about academic expectations, resources, learning strategies, and common student transition issues, as well as meet upper-year students, tour a residence room, and have their questions and concerns addressed.

Incoming first-year Nursing students will have the opportunity to meet with faculty and current Nursing students, and tour the Nursing Simulation Lab.

First Annual Employee Engagement Event

Guest blog by Andrew Willson, Senior Communications Officer, Queen's University Faculty of Health Sciences.

Two FHS Graduate Students Receive Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships

Yining Chen and Kyle Vader, two graduate students in the Queen's Faculty of Health Sciences, have received Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships Doctoral Awards to support their research and education.

ICES Queen's Science Day: June 15, 2018 at The University Club

Come to ICES Queen's Science Day to hear presentations by a range of ICES's health scientists. There will also be a featured panel discussion titled "Mental Health Research: Through the Looking Glass." 

Registration for the event is free, and it includes a networking lunch. ICES Queen's Science Day is Friday, June 15 from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm at the University Club at Queen's, 168 Stuart Street. 

RSVP to ICES QueensAdmin@ices.on.ca

Dr. Stephen Scott Wins Grant from The Ontario Research Fund -- Research Excellence Program

Dr. Stephen H. Scott, of the Queen's Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, has recently earned a grant from the Ontario Research Fund -- Research Excellence. He is receiving $3,999,999 to pursue work on his project, "Translating knowledge on brain function into next generation technologies for neurological assessment." This project uses robotic, eye-tracking and other advanced technologies and the expertise of several Ontario-based companies to unravel how the brain participates in sensory, motor and cognitive functions and how neurological disorders impact these processes.

Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | November 19th, 2018

Queen's University

Faculty of Health Sciences

This Conference is Changing Locations to Walk the Talk

The following is a guest blog by Sharon Yeung, Co-Chair of the annual Queen's Health and Human Rights Conference 

 

In my elementary school days, before the rise of vintage fads and oversized fashion, I wore an exclusive wardrobe of my brother’s hand-me-downs, patched and re-patched meticulously in ways only my immigrant mother could do. I was, unsurprisingly, very vocally opposed – not only because being a stylistically questionable grade three girl is simply undesirable – but because I felt like those clothes, riddled with the scars and bruises of…Read More

Upcoming Events
View Calendar
Announcements
View all

Other News

Image

WORK & WATCH the World Cup Semi Finals - July 10th 2pm

Come and watch the World Cup Semi Finals with your colleagues in SOM 132A

Bring your laptop and work or have a late lunch.

All are welcome!

»
Image

Beat the Dean STEP CHALLENGE - July 10th-12th

Dr. Reznick is back on campus and ready to compete.  Can you get more steps each day than him?

Make sure you purchased a Fitbit  www.fitbit.com/store/queensu, (check your email for your promo code) or download the Fitbit app on your phone (no Fitbit required) or join with your existing Fitbit by emailing laura.mcdiarmid@queensu.ca

»
Image

Beat the Heat FREE ICE CREAM Break- July 19th 2-4pm

Bring your colleagues and grab some free ice cream in City Park across from 20 Barrie street. Non-dairy options will be available.

»
Image

Nursing SOAR (Summer Orientation to Academics and Resources)

The SOAR program aims to help ease the transition of incoming first-year students and their families. Participants will have an opportunity to learn about academic expectations, resources, learning strategies, and common student transition issues, as well as meet upper-year students, tour a residence room, and have their questions and concerns addressed.

Incoming first-year Nursing students will have the opportunity to meet with faculty and current Nursing students, and tour the Nursing Simulation Lab.

Learn more»
Image

Teaching and Learning Celebration 2018

Hear about the latest innovative teaching in the Faculty of Health Sciences!

All Welcome | Reception | Networking

Keynote Presentation: Dr. Brian Hodges

Learn more»
© Copyright Faculty of Health Sciences - Queen's University 2017 | All Rights Reserved | Disclaimer & Privacy Policy
Value-Based Healthcare through Collaboration

Guest blog by Dr. Seth Chitayat, Director, Health Research Partnerships at Queen's University, Faculty of Health Sciences

Queen's Medical Student Madeline Lemke Wins SAGES Summer Research Award

Madeline Lemke, a second-year medical student at Queen's, has recently won a Medical Student Summer Research Award from the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). From SAGES, Madeline will receive $2,000 to pursue a research project investigating suturing in undergraduate medical education.

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