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Queen's In The News Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Banting, Keith
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Maclean's Magazine: A Doug Ford victory in the Toronto election would be a win for populism
Keith Banting says Canada’s version of populism is milder because the country wasn’t hit as hard by the global financial crisis and citizens don't see immigration as an economic threat.
Lisa F. Carver
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
National Post: Tech gifts for unsavvy seniors may put your loved ones at risk
Lisa Carver's piece for The Conversation about seniors, technology and data privacy appeared in the National Post.
Cockfield, Arthur
  • Law
Business in Vancouver: Documents leak turns up heat on Canadian tax loopholes
Art Cockfield says the CRA refers roughly 200 tax evasion cases per year to the Crown's office for prosecution, but it is unclear how many involve offshore tax evasion.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Yahoo! Canada: Americans revoking travel visas from visitors who plan to claim asylum in Canada
Christian Leuprecht says a new report undermines the long-standing narrative that people with ties to terrorists organizations easily enter Canada before heading to the United States.
Maynard, Steven
  • Arts and Science
  • History
Globe and Mail: Bill C-66: Political expediency is producing a flawed bill
Steven Maynard wrote for the Globe and Mail stating that a federal bill that expunges historically unjust convictions is too limited and overly vague.
Morgensen, Scott
  • Arts and Science
  • Gender Studies
The Nation: Six perspectives on the future of #MeToo
Scott Morgensen says there are countless examples in men's life experience that give them a window into the daily struggle of women in a sexist society.
Reynolds, James
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
National Post: Scientists want to develop drugs to reverse fetal alcohol syndrome — but will it reduce prevention efforts?
James Reynolds says that drug development shouldn't distract from efforts in prevention of fetal alcohol syndrome.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC's The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti : Southern California restaurant remains open despite 'Armageddon' wildfire
Ed Struzik says the world is seeing fires burning bigger, hotter, and faster but we're not adapting quickly enough.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Philippe Gauthier
  • Arts and Science
  • Film and Media
Toronto Star: The lasting Jedi: Star Wars corporate franchise shows no signs of fatigue
OurWindsor.ca: The lasting Jedi: Star Wars corporate franchise shows no signs of fatigue
Philippe Gauthier says new installments in film franchises need to balance their brand's familiar formula and a sense of newness.
Steven Lehrer
  • Arts and Science
  • Economics
The Conversation: You’ve got your DNA kit: Now what can you do with it?
Steven Lehrer co-authored a piece for The Conversation about how the higher public interest in personal DNA tests has the potential to transform health-care delivery and policy.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
City-TV: Companies must focus on managing cyber-attacks, not eliminating them
CBC Online: Americans revoking travel visas from visitors who plan to claim asylum in Canada
CP24: Companies must focus on managing cyber-attacks, not eliminating them
Christian Leuprecht tells CP24 and City News that people need to realize that there is no longer such thing as privacy online. He also interviewed with CBC about the Canadian dimension of U.S. immigration actions.
Ding, Weili
  • Arts and Science
  • Economics
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
The Conversation: You’ve got your DNA kit: Now what can you do with it?
Ding Weili co-authored a piece for The Conversation about how more readily accessible DNA kits have a variety of uses beyond satisfying our own curiosity about who we are.
Zoutman, Dick
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
  • Public Health Sciences
  • School of Nursing
Yahoo! Canada: Why adding beds might not solve the problem of 'hallway medicine' anytime soon
Dick Zoutman says if the experience in the southern hemisphere is any predictor, this will be a particularly bad flu season.

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Queen's In The News Monday, December 11, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Kerr, Lisa
  • Law
Ottawa Citizen: Does the law apply when an inmate breaks prison rules?
Dr. Kerr says the rule of law encompasses prisoners and prisons too.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: Security bill needs safeguards to prevent 'a profile on all of us'
Dr. Leuprecht warns against imposing undue constraints on the Canadian intelligence community given the grave global threats the country faces. It also appeared in the National Post and the Globe and Mail.
Morrison, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
The Wire Report: Persuasion, the Most Moving Love Story Jane Austen Ever Told, Turns 200
Dr. Morrison says Persuasion is the most moving love story ever told.
Zoutman, Dick
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
CBC Online: Why adding beds might not solve the problem of 'hallway medicine' anytime soon
Dr. Zoutman says if the experience in the southern hemisphere is any predictor, this will be a particularly bad flu season.

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Queen's In The News Friday, December 8, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bailey, Martha
  • Law
Economist: Canada’s problem with polygamy
Martha Bailey says polygamy sometimes comes up as an issue when multiple wives seek shares in an inheritance.
Donald, Betsy
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Kingston Whig-Standard: Economic forecast positive
Betsy Donald says new manufacturing in Kingston is bringing good jobs to the community.
Dudley, Evan
  • Smith School of Business
Kingston Whig-Standard: Economic forecast positive
Evan Dudley says the Canadian economy is back to firing on all cylinders.
Groll, Dianne
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
National Post: Study confirms suspicion that military veterans at greater risk of suicide than general population
Dianne Groll spoke to the Canadian Press about a federal study that showed military veterans are at a greater risk of suicide than the general public. Her comments appeared in 52 outlets across the country, including the National Post, Metro News, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen, City News, Vancouver Sun and Montreal Gazette.
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
National Post: Now it’s personal: Eco-activists attack CEO’s home and car after firm joins Quebec oil project
Warren Mabee says demonstrations against pipelines and other energy projects are escalating.
Nick Montgomery
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
Pacific Standard: How leftist activists can avoid burnout under Trump
Nick Montgomery writes that burnout in radical spaces is not just about being worn out by hard work, but it is often code for being wounded, depleted, and frayed.
Rauh, Michael
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Laboratory Network: New Myeloid Research Assay Combines Simultaneous DNA And RNA Analysis Of Most Relevant Hematologic Cancer Driver Genes
Michael Rauh says myelodysplastic syndromes can often be difficult to diagnose and subsequently treat.
Summers, Jamie
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
The Conversation: Road salt is bad for the environment, so why do we keep using it?
Jamie Summers writes that road salt use during winter months is harming aquatic ecosystems.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, December 7, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Chen, Dongmei
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
Toronto Star: The Great Global Species Shakeup
Dongmei Chen says that the public and the government have to be prepared for an increase in Lyme disease as climate change is expanding the territory in which ticks can survive and thrive.
Cross, Barry
  • Smith School of Business
Canadian Accountant: The Final Chapter of Sears Canada: Financials, Bankruptcy
Barry Cross interviewed with Canadian Accountant for the third and final piece in a series about Sears Canada's path toward bankruptcy.
Zsuzsa Csergő
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CKNW-Vancouver: Vladimir Putin Announces He Will Run For Re-election To Russian Presidency
Zsuzsa Csergő discusses Vladimir Putin's announcement that he will seek another term as Russian President.
Carlos Escobedo
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Chemical Engineering
Science Daily: Go with the flow (or against it)
Carlos Escobedo experiments with bacteria sensitive to magnetic fields as a potential drug-delivery method.
McGarry, John
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CKNW-Vancouver: Trump Formally Recognizes Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital
John McGarry discusses President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Pukall, Caroline
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
Broadly: How We Think Sex Changes After Childbirth Versus How It Actually Changes
Caroline Pukall says media portrayals of sexuality after childbirth tend to incorrectly suggest that vaginal birth has a harmful effect on a couple’s future sex life whereas C-sections do not.
Stephen Smith
  • Arts and Science
  • History
The Conversation: The news industry has always needed government support: A look back to the 1800s
Stephen Smith says though we may think there has never been a news era like the one we currently occupy, newspapers in the early 1800s looked a lot like today's online newsfeeds.
von Hlatky, Stefanie
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
ABC - KITV 4: Global Security Innovation Council Launched to Address Travel Security and Issues Report on Women Travelers
A study by Stefanie von Hlatky has shown that of a study of 200 women business travelers over 40% of women business travelers have safety concerns in hotels and only 25% of those between the ages of 25-44 believe hotels have taken adequate steps to ensure their safety.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Davies, Gregory
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
CBC Online: 'Exercise - just not in a hot environment': specialist on prenatal hot yoga
Gregory Davies says exercising in a heated environment may not be safe for the developing fetal brain.
Pukall, Caroline
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
Reuters : Women get mixed messages about sexuality after childbirth
Romper: New Report Shows Women Have Misconceptions About Sex After Giving Birth, & That Definitely Needs To Change
Caroline Pukall says pop culture tends to portray vaginal births as negative and C-sections as positive for post-birth sex life. Her studies show there is no difference.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: If NAFTA dies, what happens to Canada’s trade with Mexico?
Global TV : Reality check: No, the U.S. doesn’t have a $17B trade deficit with Canada
Robert Wolfe says Canadian companies investing in Mexico won't be affected by NAFTA renegotiation if their export strategies or supply chains don't involve the U.S. He also discussed the Canada/U.S. trade deficit.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
CBC Online: 'I just go to die': Edmonton TB patient implores Ottawa to reconsider Haiti deportation
Sharry Aiken says that mere suspicion of illegal activity is generally enough to brand somebody inadmissible to Canada on security grounds.
Andrew, John S
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Graduate Studies
Business News Network (BNN): TREB can stall access to data, but tech is set to disrupt housing: Professor
John Andrew says that real estate boards are missing the point in terms of the value of releasing market data to the public could have on the industry.
Cross, Barry
  • Smith School of Business
America Retail: Canada: Why did Sears Canada go bankrupt?
Barry Cross says the lack of retail experience for customers, a faulty merchandising strategy, and their customer targeting strategy caused Sears to go bankrupt.
Peter Harrison
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Maritime Herald: Nations Agree to Ban Fishing in Arctic Ocean For At Least 16 Years
Peter Harrison says a new multinational science organization focused on the central Arctic Ocean is necessary to determine science priorities, to share and analyze the data collected, and to provide advice on the state of fish stocks.

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Queen's In The News Monday, December 4, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Baines, Beverley
  • Law
The Lawyer's Daily: Ontario Court of Appeal dismisses case on religious accommodation in public schools
Beverley Baines says she agrees with the outcome of the court's decision.
Baranchuk, Adrian
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
Washington Post: Drinking red wine is good for you — or maybe not
Adrian Baranchuk's article for The Conversation about the health pros and cons of drinking wine appeared in the Washington Post.
Cross, Barry
  • Smith School of Business
Canadian Accountant: How the digital age drove Sears Canada into bankruptcy
Barry Cross says that Sears struggled in the digital game because they were late to adopt online strategies.
Louis A. Delvoie
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
Kingston Whig-Standard: Saudi Arabia, Iran: Forever enemies?
Louis A. Delvoie says there is no end in sight to the political and sectarian conflict between the two countries.
Morrison, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
National Post: 'Persuasion:' Jane Austen's greatest novel turns 200
Robert Morrison's piece for The Conversation about the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's novel 'Persuasion' appeared in the National Post.

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Queen's In The News Friday, December 1, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Cross, Barry
  • Smith School of Business
Canadian Accountant: Why did Sears Canada go bankrupt?
Professor Cross said the lack of retail experience for customers, a faulty merchandising strategy and their customer targeting strategy.
Davidson, Lindsay
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
Kingston Whig-Standard: Pilot project gives students practical experience
Dr. Davidson says working with Loving Spoonful has provided Queen's students with an opportunity to really understand some of the challenges faced by many of their future patients.
Morrison, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
The Conversation: Jane Austen’s greatest novel turns 200
In his op-ed Dr. Morrison says Persuasion explores both the torment of silence and the value of hope.
Seitz, Dallas
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
PBS: Will surgery and anesthesia harm your memory?
Dr. Seitz comments on postoperative cognitive dysfunction.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, November 30, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Colgan, Lynda
  • Education
The Conversation: How to support your child in elementary school
In her op-ed Dr. Colgan discusses the variety of ways children can be taught mathematics.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
580 CFRA: How serious is the threat of nuclear war from North Korea
Dr. Leuprecht discusses new developments.

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