Queen's University

Queen's University was established in 1841 in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Today, Queen's University has over 20,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree students. Queen's University is ranked second in the Medical-Doctoral category in Canada and the university as a whole is ranked 117 world-wide. Queen's is noted for engineering, mechanical engineering and technology.

Address
Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6.
E-mail
nancy.dorrance@queensu.ca
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Oil spills affecting fish population

A mixture of bitumen and gasoline-like solvents known as dilbit that flows through Prairie pipelines can seriously harm fish populations, according to research out of Queen's University and the Royal Military College of Canada.

dateJul 15, 2015 in Ecology
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The science behind spite

Psychology, biology, and mathematics have come together to show that the occurrence of altruism and spite - helping or harming others at a cost to oneself - depends on similarity not just between two interacting individuals ...

dateApr 29, 2015 in Evolution
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Research uncovers flawed IQ scoring system

Queen's University professor Allyson Harrison has uncovered anomalies and issues with the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Fourth Edition (WAIS-IV), one of the most widely used intelligence tests in the world. IQ scores ...

dateMar 17, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Researchers find new evidence of warming

A study of three remote lakes in Ecuador led by Queen's University researchers has revealed the vulnerability of tropical high mountain lakes to global climate change - the first study of its kind to show this. The data explains ...

dateFeb 09, 2015 in Environment
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When David beats Goliath

Body size has long been recognized to play a key role in shaping species interactions, with larger species usually winning conflicts with their smaller counterparts. But Queen's University biologist Paul Martin has found ...

dateSep 24, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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A gut reaction

Queen's University biologist Virginia Walker and Queen's SARC Awarded Postdoctoral Fellow Pranab Das have shown nanosilver, which is often added to water purification units, can upset your gut. The discovery is important ...

dateNov 19, 2014 in Bio & Medicine
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