News from Kingston Ontario

Queen’s University Discovers Space Invaders

Dr. Terry Bridges, an astronomer at Queen’s University, has discovered that as many as one quarter of the star clusters in our Milky Way are invaders from other galaxies. The study – co-authored by Duncan Forbes of Swinburne University of Technology in Australia – was recently accepted for publication in the Monthly Notices of the… Keep Reading


CFB Kingston Funded for New Medical Facility

An Arnprior, Ontario company, M. Sullivan and Son Ltd., has been awarded a Government of Canada contract to construct a new health services centre at CFB Kingston. This project is also estimated to generate around 80 jobs over the course of the construction to local workers. M. Sullivan and Son Ltd. is Canada’s oldest family-owned… Keep Reading


Experts make economic predictions at School of Business Forecast Lunch

From the Archives of Queen’s University November, 2009 — Queen’s School of Business professors made their economic predictions for 2010 at the 28th annual Business Forecast Lunch. An expert panel of faculty presented the economy’s prospects with a focus on their own particular expertise, including a review of the 2009 forecast. Overall, the Canadian economy… Keep Reading


Study links eye floaters, light flashes to retinal tear

From the Archives of Queen’s University November 24, 2009 — Suddenly seeing floaters or flashes of light may indicate a serious eye problem that – if untreated – could lead to blindness, a new study shows. Researchers from Queen’s University and Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston have discovered that one in seven patients with this… Keep Reading


Antiques Roadshow airs Queen’s episodes

From the Archives of Queen’s University Tuesday November 22, 2005 — They came, they saw, they appraised. Now tune in to discover the treasures unearthed by Antiques Roadshow appraisers during their search-and-describe mission at Queen’s University. Earlier this year, CBC television’s popular Antiques Roadshow program stopped at Queen’s campus as part of its cross-Canada tour.… Keep Reading


Sexual Harassment Bad for Victims and Business

From the Archives of Queen’s University Wednesday June 22, 2005 — Although sexual harassment in the workplace has been studied extensively, virtually all the research has focused on its effects on individuals. Now a study breaks new ground by investigating whether sexual harassment is linked to better or worse performance by an entire team that… Keep Reading


Researchers invent computers that “pay attention” to users

From the Archives of Queen’s University Tuesday April 01, 2003 — New devices use eye contact to prioritize, sense needs, and wait their turn (Kingston, ON) – With increasing numbers of digital devices vying for our attention and time today, researchers from the Human Media Lab (HML) at Queen’s University have developed a new concept… Keep Reading

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