We invite the Queen’s and Kingston Community to the 8th Annual Inquiry@Queen’s Undergraduate Research Conference. The conference is a celebration of inquiry-based learning that showcases research projects from Queen’s undergraduates across all disciplines. The conference takes place Thursday, March 6 and Friday, March 7 in Speaker’s Corner and the Seminar Room in the Queen’s Learning Commons, Stauffer Library. For more information about the conference go to our website: http://queensu.ca/iatq/conference/program.html
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A new virtual exhibit has been launched to correspond with the opening of A Pocket Cathedral, which opens March 3 at the W.D. Jordan Special Collections and Music Library, featuring the collected works of Geoffrey Chaucer printed by the Kelmscott Press in 1896.
To view the virtual exhibit, please go to:
From Euromonitor International, Passport is a database of market research on countries, markets and companies. It provides country demographics and economic conditions; consumer lifestyle profiles; sales volume, value and forecasts for retail products; major brands and companies. It covers consumer products and services in 80 national markets, demographics and economic data for 206 countries and has over 100 million exportable statistics and 18,000 regularly updated qualitative reports on industries, companies, countries, and consumers. Data spans 40 years with 15 year forecasts. Formerly known as GMID, Global Market Information Database.
Access: Passport or via http://library.queensu.ca/research/databases/record/10964
Join us on Wednesday, February 26 and Thursday, February 27th @ 12:00-1:00 pm in Speaker’s Corner.
Guests will read passages from challenged or banned books as part of the Freedom to Read Week.
For more information about Freedom to Read, go to: http://www.freedomtoread.ca/
Join us Tuesday, February 25th at 12:00-1:00pm in Speaker’s Corner for a conversation with Stephanie Simpson, Human Rights Office and Dr. Barrington Walker, Department of History about the following topic:
“Outside agitator: Black North American civil rights activism and the Canadian response”
Light refreshments will be served.
Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics brings together the latest research from across a range of disciplines which contribute to our knowledge of Ancient Greek; an indispensable research tool for scholars and students of Greek, of linguistics, and of other Indo-European languages, as well as of Biblical literature.
News from around the world, translated into English, typically within 24-72 hours from the time of the original publication or broadcast. The information is obtained from newspaper articles, television and radio broadcasts, online sources, conference proceedings, periodicals, and non-classified reports. Click on http://wnc.eastview.com/ to access.
Present your research or your innovation/experiential learning projects! The 8th Annual Inquiry@Queen’s Undergraduate Research Conference will be held in the Queen’s Learning Commons, Stauffer Library, March 6-7, 2014.
The conference is an opportunity for you to share your research while participating in an academic conference. As a presenter you will gain graduate and career skills, such as critical thinking, effective writing and presenting. You will engage in scholarly communication with students and faculty from many disciplines.
For more information and to submit your abstract: Go to http://www.queensu.ca/iatq/conference.html
Submission deadline: Midnight January 31, 2014.
Take a break and come to the Seminar Room!
We have puzzles, colouring and other activities to give your brain a break. You can also make holiday cards for charity.
These activities will be available until the last day of exams and they are brought to you by the Queen’s Learning Commons. (http://www.queensu.ca/qlc)
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