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May 16, 2017

Queen's In The News Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aivalis, Christo
  • Arts and Science
  • History
Globe and Mail: Ontario politician Jagmeet Singh launches bid for federal NDP leadership
Dr. Aivalis says that Mr. Singh's candidacy has the ability to speak to a new Canada.
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
CBC Online: Judge to decide whether La Loche, Sask., school shooter should be sentenced as an adult
Professor Bala says that factors such as the nature of the crime, degree of deliberateness and the background of the offender are taken into account when determining whether a youth offender should be sentenced as an adult.
Casselman, John
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
National Geographic: Five transparent animals
Dr. Casselman discussed the growth and development of the glass eel in an article for the Indonesian edition of National Geographic.
Montgomerie, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • Department of Biology
New Scientist: Vultures smear their faces in red mud which they use as makeup
Dr. Montgomerie offered possible explanations for an observed behaviour amongst vultures, in which they utilized red mud as a form of cosmetic.
Murakami Wood, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
  • Surveillance Studies Centre
Global News: WannaCry ransomware attack
Dr. Murakami Wood discussed the global ransomware attack and the origins of the source code within national security agencies. He was also interviewed by CBC, CKNW and the Kingston Whig-Standard on the same topic.
Schuklenk, Udo
  • Arts and Science
  • Philosophy
NewsTalk 770 (Calgary): Should you be allowed to pay for a surrogate?
Dr. Schuklenk discussed the ethics of legalizing pay for surrogates, sperm and eggs, in response to calls from the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society.

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