Grad Chat

Grad Chat


Grad Chat, a collaboration with CFRC 101.9FM, is a 30-minute radio show that features graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. This is an opportunity to showcase their program and their research to Queen鈥檚 and Kingston communities. It is also a training opportunity to learn how to disseminate their work to a non-specialist audience.

All aired sessions will be available to listen via podcast on either Apple podcast, Google Podcast, Spotify or Stitcher. All options can be sourced via .

How To Sign Up

Just print off and fill in the "Interviewee Form" (70KB).  Return it to Colette in the SGSPA office at 

Interviews are usually pre-recorded either in the CFRC studio on Mondays between 10:00am and 12:00pm each week or online.

You can watch previous episodes via podcast on Google podcast, Spotify or Stitcher. All are accessible on .

Upcoming Episodes

Grad Chat is taking a break from new episodes over the summer - however, CFRC will be showing re-runs throughout the summer. You can check out the full list of episodes below.

Airs 4pm Tuesdays Who Program Title Originally Aired
May 21st, 2024 Katie-Marie McNeil PhD History Making the most opportunities in higher education OCT 24 2023
May 28th, 2024 Ozlem Atar PhD Cultural Studies The Gradifying blog DEC 19 2023
June 4th, 2024 Arvind Krishendeholl Master of Public Health Race, Mobilization, and Advocacy: Non-profit Representation in Times of Crisis NOV 29 2023
June 11th, 2024 Dr Esra Alkim Karaagac Postdoctoral Fellow, Geography and Planning International Student Indebtedness in Canada NOV 7 2023
June18th, 2024 Vince Ha PHD in Screen Cultures and Curatorial Studies The intersection of transnational media and queer studies DEC 13 2023
June 25th, 2024 Evalyn Parry MA Cultural Studies Distant Early Warnings: Arts Leadership and Creative Practice in Unsettled Times JAN 9 2024
July 2nd, 2024 Sofia Guest & Madeline Myers Geography What We Can Learn from Studying Glaciers in the Arctic Jan 31 2024
July 9th, 2024 Sofia Skebo and Isaac Emon Translational Medicine Pulmonary Hypertension, what is it? MAR 19 2024
July 16th, 2024 Graziella Bedenik Mechanical & Materials Engineering The potential to monitor freshwater lakes using robot swarms FEB 6 2024
July 23rd, 2024 Dr Nikhil Arora  Astrophysics Comparing cosmological simulations with observations of galaxies to better understand their formation and evolution. APR 23 2024
July 30th, 2024 Jovina Concepcion Bachynski Nursing Kidney Supportive Care APR 30 2024
August 6th, 2024 April Saleem Pathology & Molecular Medicine Investigating the role of the gut microbiota in depressive disorders APR 9 2024
August 13th, 2024 Dakota Urban Classics & Archeology Transcultural language in Diasporic Jewish Inscriptions APR 2 2024
August 20th, 2024 Heather Morrison PhD, Education  Could a national museum dedicated to women鈥檚 history as a vehicle for public pedagogy strengthen liberal democracy in Canada? JAN 16 2024
August 27th, 2024 Shamus Tobin MSc, Astronomy Investigating Annular Rings in Young Protostellar Disks MAR 7 2024