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Queen's In The News Friday, October 20, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
Toronto Star: New data show 69% of illegal border-crossers are being granted asylum
Sharry Aiken says that the Canadian refugee system is working, but says the refugee board is under-resourced and cannot process claims fast enough.
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Business News Network (BNN): The Street
Kathy Brock discussed the political fallout surrounding the Canadian Government's proposed tax plan.
Drummond, Don
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC TV: CBC On The Money
Don Drummond discussed how Canada, Mexico and the U.S. would fare if NAFTA ended. (Interview at 21:20).
Alex Mitchell
  • Smith School of Business
  • Centres and Services
  • Surveillance Studies Centre
Business News Network (BNN): Why a Canadian Amazon HQ2 could rest on Ontario’s shoulders
Alex Mitchell says that both Ottawa and Toronto would be able to support Amazon's new headquarters, but thinks the company will likely choose a location in the U.S.
Morrison, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
CKWS TV: The Morning Show
Maclean's Magazine: Remembering Gord Downie through his lyrics
La Presse: Décès de Gord Downie: Kingston pleure un géant (French)
Robert Morrison's piece for The Conversation on The Tragically Hip appeared in Maclean's Magazine. He also discussed Gord Downie's legacy on the CKWS Morning Show, and with La Presse (French).

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Queen's In The News Thursday, October 19, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Mohamed Khimji
  • Law
The Lawyer's Daily: Queen's professor gets $155K grant to study shareholder democracy
Mohamed Khimji says that while their appears to be more shareholder engagement in the governance of public corporations, there is a lack of data showing how shareholder voting operates in practice.
Morrison, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
Kingston Whig-Standard: Remembering Gord Downie through his lyrics
Toronto Star: Remembering Gord Downie through his lyrics
National Post: Remembering Gord Downie through his lyrics
CTV National Network News: Downie's 'big impact'
CKNW-Vancouver: The Simi Sara Show
The Conversation: Remembering Gord Downie through his lyrics
Robert Morrison's piece for The Conversation about Gord Downie's lyrical legacy ran in the National Post, Toronto Star and the Kingston Whig-Standard. He also spoke about Downie's career with CTV News and CKNW (interview begins at 6:20).
Pegley, Kip
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Dan School of Drama and Music
  • Film and Media
  • Gender Studies
Kingston Whig-Standard: 'He was such a poet'
Global News: Kingston mourns Gord Downie, a hometown hero and national legend
Kip Pegley discussed Gord Downie's legacy and The Tragically Hip's relationship with Canada.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Davidson, Judith
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
  • Health Sciences
Globe and Mail: Students: Avoid all-nighter jet lag
Judith Davidson says that for students age 18-25 years old, getting seven to nine hours of sleep is important for memory consolidation.
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
PLANT (Advancing Canadian Manufacturing): Did regulation kill TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline?
Warren Mabee's piece for The Conversation about TransCanada's decision to cancel the Energy East Pipeline project appeared in PLANT magazine.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Cockfield, Arthur
  • Law
Globe and Mail: Why I’m ignoring the Law Society’s Orwellian dictate
Arthur Cockfield wrote for The Globe and Mail about the Law Society of Upper Canada's demand that their members sign a "Statement of Principles".
Peter Hodson
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
National Observer: Inside Ottawa's rush to dispute science before pipeline approvals
Peter Hodson says there is a huge amount of research information that the Canadian government has chosen to ignore when deciding to approve oil pipelines.

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Queen's In The News Monday, October 16, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
The Conversation: Regulations alone didn’t sink the Energy East pipeline
Warren Mabee wrote for The Conversation about TransCanada's decision to cancel the Energy East Pipeline project.
Ross-White, Amanda
  • Health Sciences
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the Provost
  • Library and Archives
CNN: Two simple ways to lower odds of stillbirth
CBS News: Does sleeping on your back during pregnancy raise risk of stillbirth?
Amanda Ross-White's piece for The Conversation about how pregnant women can lower the risk of stillbirth appeared on CBS News and CNN.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
Sierra (Sierra Club National Magazine): California’s Wildfires Point to a New Normal
Ed Struzik spoke to the Sierra Club national magazine about how climate change is affecting the frequency and severity of wildfires.

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Queen's In The News Friday, October 13, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Claudio Soares
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
Healio: Mobile health technologies should focus on real-time monitoring
Dr. Soares says clinical practice and research are moving into the era of technology.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
globalnews.ca: Sears closures could cost Belleville more than 650 jobs
Professor Wong says Sears lost its relevance to most consumers about 25 years ago.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, October 12, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Goldie, Craig
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Oncology
National Post: Who will be the doctors of death in a time of assisted suicide?
Craig Goldie's piece for The Conversation examining the evolving nature of palliative care in Canada appeared in the National Post.
Klinger, Don
  • Education
Kitchener-Waterloo Record: To build a better reader, keep boys and girls apart?
Don Klinger discussed the relationship between gender and literacy achievement in Ontario schools.
McDonald, Arthur
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
Halifax Chronicle-Herald: Commentary: Innovation, fundamental science are perfect partners
Art McDonald wrote about the relationship between fundamental science and technological innovation for the Chronicle Herald.
Ross-White, Amanda
  • Health Sciences
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the Provost
  • Library and Archives
The Conversation: Sleeping on your back increases risks of stillbirth
Amanda Ross-White wrote about strategies pregnant women can use to lower the risk of stillbirth.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
CKNW-Vancouver: The Simi Sara Show
Ed Struzik discussed how and why wildfires are becoming more frequent and more extreme with CKNW NewsTalk 980.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
OurWindsor.ca: From catalogues to collapse: the history of Sears Canada
Ken Wong's comments on Sears Canada's announced closure appeared on OurWindsor.ca

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Goldie, Craig
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Oncology
Maclean's Magazine: Who will be the doctors of death in a time of assisted suicide?
The Conversation: Who will be the doctors of death in a time of assisted suicide?
Craig Goldie examines the evolving nature of palliative care in Canada for The Conversation. The article was also published in Maclean's Magazine.
Morrison, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
National Post: John and Yoko gave peace a chance in Canada
Robert Morrison's piece for The Conversation about John Lennon and Yoko Ono's relationship with Canada appeared in the National Post.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
Toronto Star: From catalogues to collapse: the history of Sears Canada
Ken Wong discusses the history of Sears Canada following the company's announced shutdown.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Booth, Christopher
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Oncology
CBC Online: Many new cancer drugs don't save lives
Christopher Booth spoke to CBC about the challenging debate about whether it's acceptable to expose patients to toxic and expensive drugs for limited survival gains.
Davidson, Judith
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
  • Health Sciences
Global TV National: Global National
Judith Davidson spoke to Global National News about a new report from StatsCan regarding Canadian sleep habits.
Morrison, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
The Conversation: John and Yoko gave peace a chance in Canada
Robert Morrison wrote for The Conversation about John Lennon and Yoko Ono's relationship with Canada and their meeting with Pierre Trudeau.
Ouellette, Nathalie
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
National Post: 'Star Trek' discovery of alien life veers away from likely reality
Nathalie Ouellette contrasted the science of space exploration with the fictional university of Star Trek in the National Post.
Smol, John
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
  • School of Environmental Studies
Globe and Mail: Riverworld
John Smol says scientists don't have the luxury to disregard the observations of northern Indigenous peoples who are on the front line of climate change.

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Queen's In The News Friday, October 6, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Global TV National: Global National
Christian Leuprecht spoke to Global National about the mass shooting in Las Vegas.
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
National Post: 'Yet another carbon tax': Canada's 'single biggest carbon-fighting policy' you've probably never heard of
Warren Mabee discussed Canada's lesser-known carbon-fighting policies with the National Post, and commented on Energy East's pipeline decision with CBC Radio.
Ouellette, Nathalie
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
CKWS TV: The Morning Show
The Conversation: Star Trek discovery of alien life veers away from likely reality
Nathalie Ouellette discussed the harvest moon on the CKWS Morning Show, and contrasted the science of space exploration with the fictional university of Star Trek for The Conversation Canada.
Pegley, Kip
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Dan School of Drama and Music
  • Film and Media
  • Gender Studies
London Free Press: Palestinian's London show rouses Rebel
Kip Pegley discussed the relationship between politics and music with the London Free Press.

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