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Elentra Corp. becomes first-ever Queen’s University owned corporation

Queen’s University has announced the launch of Elentra Corp, an integrated teaching and learning platform that the university said is transforming health sciences education. Elentra was developed by a team of software developers in the Queen’s School of Medicine’s IT department in collaboration with an international consortium of 20 medical

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Queen’s Researchers study COVID transmission in post-secondary students

During the pandemic, some fields of study at post-secondary institutions require students to be present on campus for in-person learning, and access to on- and off-campus research and learning facilities. The Government of Canada is investing $223,161 through Canada’s COVID-19 Immunity Task Force (CITF) to support a research study looking

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Local doctor appointed Executive VP, Medical, at Ontario Health

Kingston cardiologist and Queen’s University School of Medicine Vice-Dean Dr. Chris Simpson is taking on a new role with Ontario Health. Simpson has been appointed as Ontario Health’s Executive Vice-President, Medical, effective Monday, Feb. 1, 2021. “I’ll be the first doctor on the senior leadership team and will be bringing

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Celina Caesar-Chavannes talks systemic racism, new role at Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences

Former Member of Parliament Celina Caesar-Chavannes is taking on a new role at Queen’s University to help remove barriers for aspiring Black medical students. Queen’s University Faculty of Health had a policy against admitting Black students on the books from 1918 to 2018, enforced until 1965. The University repealed the

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Queen’s confirms positive COVID-19 case in ‘University community’

Queen’s University has confirmed that one of the COVID-19 cases recently reported in Kingston is a member of the Queen’s community. “Queen’s is working closely with Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health and has detailed processes and protocols in place to respond quickly,” said a statement from the

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Queen’s planning for most fall courses to be delivered remotely

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, those at Queen’s University are preparing for a fall term where most courses will be delivered remotely. Those at Queen’s University who are actively planning for the coming fall term need to ensure they are “ready for the likely possibility” that the university will face

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Kingston sees numerous cancellations and closures due to COVID-19 concerns

For information on cancelled elementary and secondary schools across the province, see: https://www.kingstonist.com/news/provincial-government-cancelling-two-weeks-of-school-due-to-covid-19/ Although Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health maintains there are no cases of COVID-19 in the region, a number of events have been cancelled in Kingston and the area as a preventative measure. Despite a

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