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November 19, 2012

David Detomasi (School of Business) – The record $4.5 billion fine again British Petroleum won't deter companies from searching for oil, in the Toronto Star. 

Kathy Lahey (Law) – There is no sign that Canada Post will payout female employees soon after Supreme Court of Canada's ruling, in the Toronto Star. 

Jessica Jones (Psychiatry) – People with autism have difficulty reading social situations and intuitions, in the Toronto Star. 

Kathy Brock (School of Policy Studies) – MPs have busy week giving out $56 million for community projects, in the Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Montreal Gazette and Ottawa Citizen. 

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Dispute between Israel and Hamas may escalate into war, on CTV News Channel and Sun News Network. 

Phil Giurlando (Political Studies PhD student) –Ultra right wing political parties are gaining in popularity in a number of European countries, on CTV News Channel. 

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – David Petraeus testifies about the attacks that killed the U.S. ambassador in Libya, on the Sun News Network. 

Tom Harris (VP Advancement) – Alumni donate to their universities to help build the reputation of their school and the value of their degree, in 24 Hours Vancouver and 24 Hours Toronto. 

David Gordon (School of Urban and Regional Planning) – Op-ed on the problems with school closures, in the Brockville Recorder and Times. 

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) – Hackers are using Canadian computers more often to host cyber attacks and crimes, on Radio Canada International. 

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Op-ed on Canada's flawed Middle East policy, in the Kingston Whig-Standard. 

Daniel Woolf (Principal) – Principal's Community Breakfast highlights innovative students and researchers at Queen's, in the Kingston Whig-Standard and on CKWS TV. 

Richard Ascough (School of Religion) – The Mayan calendar predicts the world will end on Dec. 21, 2012, on CKWS TV. 

William Flanagan (Law) – Law school deans are troubled about the shortage of articling positions, in Canadian Lawyer magazine. 

September 24, 2012

George Smith (School of Policy Studies) – Canadian Auto Workers Union leader Ken Lewenza has a tough job, on CNBC, International Business Times (England), Yahoo News (U.S.) and several other news websites across the world. 

Don Drummond (School of Policy Studies) – Why Canada's housing market could be on shaky ground, on CBC’s The National. 

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Consumers line up to buy new iPhone5, on Global TV National, Toronto Star, and CKNW (Vancouver radio). 

John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Business) – Rental rates in condos will eventually decline due to the large number of condos currently being built, in the National Post; How new family census data will affect real estate markets, on CTV News Channel. 

Ned Franks (Political Studies) – How much power do backbench PS have in Parliament, in the Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Windsor Star, Montreal Gazette, and New Brunswick Telegraph Journal.   

David Gordon (School of Urban and Regional Planning) – How Ottawa's city planning decisions has shaped the city, in the Ottawa Citizen. 

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – Social media can be used for revenge and harming someone’s reputation, in the Ottawa Sun. 

John Pliniussen (School of Business) – Consumers line up to buy new iPhone5, on Global Toronto, Global Calgary, 680News.com (Toronto), 570News.com (Ottawa), CanadianBusiness.com and many other news websites across Canada. 

William Flanagan (Law) – The legacy of ex-Alberta premier and former Queen’s Chancellor Peter Lougheed, on CBC Radio Calgary. 

Mark Rosenberg (Geography) – Stats Canada census data shows traditional family is changing, on CKWS TV.

 

September 10,2012

Duncan Sinclair (School of Medicine, School of Policy Studies) – Expect profit margins of pharmacies to shrink as austerity-focused governments seek to rein in spending on prescription drugs, in the Chicago Tribune, CNBC, Hampton Roads Daily Press (Virginia), Reuters UK, Reuters India, and many other newspapers and websites around the world.

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Canada closes its embassy in Iran, on Global TV National, CTV News channel, Radio Canada (French-language CBC TV), the National Post and more than 50 other newspapers and websites.

John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Business) – Canadian real estate news, on CTV News Channel.

Robert Reid (Gynecology) – Hormone therapy gaining support 10 years after study warned about health risks, in the Vancouver Sun, Saskatoon Star Phoenix and the Regina Leader Post.

George Smith (School of Policy Studies) – The NHL/players' union collective bargaining process, in the Toronto Star.

Daniel Woolf (Principal) and Alan Harrison (Provost) – Post-seconday education needs evolve and change, in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

David Hanes (Physics, Engineering Pysics and Astronomy) – NASA's Voyager 1 close to becoming the first man-made object to leave our solar system, on CBC Radio's Ontario Morning.

David Rappaport (School of Computing) – New software program can send large 3D images of dinosaur bones, on CKNW (Vancouver).

Linda Ippolito (Law) – Alternative dispute resolution has lost its alternative way, in The Lawyers Weekly.

Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) – It’s the permanent campaign; Harper’s team never rests, in The Hill Times.

August 28, 2012

Douglas Bland (School of Policy Studies) – Lt.-Gen. Thomas Lawson named new chief of defence staff, in Melbourne Herald-Sun, Sydney Daily Telegraph, The Australian, Perth Now (all Australian newspapers), Bay Ledger News (San Francisco), National Post, Toronto Star, Toronto Sun, Ottawa Sun, Montreal Gazette, and many other newspapers and websites across Canada. 

Thomas Dean (Electrical and Computer Engineering) – Canadian government worries Anonymous hacker group may attack energy firm computers, in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune (Florida), Everett Herald (Washington), Calgary Herald, Montreal Gazette and Winnipeg Free Press. 

Andrew Graham (School of Policy Studies) – RCMP commissioner in hot water after using officers at his personal wedding, in the National Post,  Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and several other Postmedia newspapers. 

George Smith (School of Policy Studies) – Labour negotiating techniques the NHL/players union will use to strike a deal, in the National Post

Kim Garrison (School of Medicine) – Medical schools using robots, video games to train new doctors, in the Vancouver Sun, Montreal Gazette, Brandon Sun and Huffington Post Canada. 

Ken Wong (School of Business) – How will drug allegations affect Lance Armstrong's public image, in the Toronto Star. 

Andre Juneau (School of Policy Studies) – Impact of Quebec election on Quebec-federal government relations, on the Sun News Network. 

Kim Nossal (School of Policy Studies) – Lt.-Gen. Thomas Lawson named new chief of defence staff, on CBC.ca

Jeff Ridal (Environmental Studies) – St. Lawrence River Institute and Queen’s co-host summer ecotoxicology field course during summer, in the Cornwall Standard Freeholder. 

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – How are traditional TV Olympic broadcasters are adjusting to social media, on the Rutherford Show (Calgary and Edmonton radio). 

Kevin Banks (Centre for Law in the Contemporary Workplace) – Ontario government's proposed no-strike legislation for teachers, on CBC Radio stations across Ontario. 

Mark Green (Civil Engineering) – Winnipeg parking garage closed due to safety concerns, on CBC Radio Winnipeg. 

Geoff Smith (Kinesiology and Health Studies) – Op-ed on the Penn State pedophilia scandal, in University Affairs magazine. 

William Flanagan (Law) – How to get a job in a university law department, in Canadian Lawyer magazine.  

December 20, 2011

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – North Korean leader Kim Jong-il dies, in the National Post, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Calgary Herald, Toronto Sun, Kingston Whig-Standard, and many other newspapers across Canada, CBC.ca, Sun News Network, Charles Adler radio show (carried on 15 stations across Canada), CKNW (Vancouver radio) and many local Global TV News websites.

Lonnie Aarssen (Biology) – Study finds men want boys and women want girls, in TheAtlantic.com, National Post and United Press International (UPI.com).

Bill Flanagan (Law) – Canadians living with HIV should no longer face a possible prison sentence for failing to disclosure their infection to sexual partners, in the Vancouver Sun and Montreal Gazette.

Ned Franks (Political Studies) – The final session of Parliament, on CTV News Channel.

Carolyn Harris (Phd History student) – Year-in-review story about Will and Kate’s royal visit to Canada, on the Sun News Network.

Allan English (History) – Rare Avro Arrow ejection seat is on sale, in the Waterloo Record and Guelph Mercury.

Heather Evans (English) – The war on Christmas, on CKWS TV.
 

August 31, 2011

Kate Harkness (Psychology) – People with mild depression may be better at judging other people’s emotions, in the Toronto Star and on CKWS TV.

William Flanagan (Law) – Growing shortage of articling positions has left hundreds of law grads scramling to find jobs, in Canadian Lawyer Magazine.

Kim Nossal (School of Policy Studies) – Why Canada hasn't banned Syrian oil, in Embassy magazine.

Chris Simpson (Cardiology) – Queen’s/KGH research team is the sole Canadian winner in an international funding competition for stroke research, in the Kingston Whig-Standard and on CKWS TV.

Kevin Michael (Cardiology) – Queen’s/KGH research team is the sole Canadian winner in an international funding competition for stroke research, in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

Maja-Lisa Thomson (Mathematics and Statistics) – Week-long camp promotes mathematics for girls, on CKWS TV.
 

August 2, 2011

Ashlee McGuire (Kinesiology and Health Studies) – Incidental physical activity such as sweeping floors can have positive benefits, in the Sydney Morning Herald (Australia) and Globe and Mail.

Kathy Brock (School of Policy Studies) – Future of the NDP Party without Jack Layton, in the Globe and Mail.

Jean Cote (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) – Kids’ soccer league tries ‘silent soccer’ for a week, in the Globe and Mail.

Elaine Power (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) – How food banks are making the battle against poverty more difficult, on CTV News Channel and CTV.ca and in the London Free Press.

Andrew Grant (Political Studies) – The drought in Somalia, on CTV News Channel and CKNW (Vancouver radio).

Marc Epprecht (Global Development Studies) – The drought in Somalia, on CTV News Channel.

Erik Knutsen (Law) – Supreme Court rules federal government doesn’t have to pay billions in tobacco lawsuit, in the Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Edmonton Journal, Toronto Sun and more than 25 other newspapers across Canada.

Nick Bala (Law) – Increase in litigants without attorneys is threatening family court system, in the Toronto Star and Lawyers Weekly; the trial of Texas polygamy sect leader Warren Jeffs, in the Toronto Sun, Calgary Sun, Edmonton Sun and 14 other Sun Media newspapers.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – How much should Jack Layton publically reveal about his medical condition, in the Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Sun, Winnipeg Free Press, Moncton Times & Transcript, Saskatoon StarPhoenix and Regina Leader Post.

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – President Obama asks people on Twitter to lobby politicians to avert the debt ceiling crisis, in the Vancouver Sun, Winnipeg Free Press and Ottawa Citizen; scathing resignation letter goes viral, in the Saskatoon StarPhoenix and Regina Leader-Post; study finds men are better at networking than women, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

Bev Baines (law) – The trial of Texas polygamy sect leader Warren Jeffs, in the Toronto Sun, Calgary Sun, Edmonton Sun and 14 other Sun Media newspapers.

Steve Maynard (History) – Op-ed on the rumour that famed soldier-poet Lt.-Col. John McCrae was gay, in the Ottawa Citizen.

Frances Bonier (Biology) – Research done on stress levels of tree swallows could have human implications, in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

Don Stuart (Law) – Supreme Court Justice Louise Charron’s retirement leaves big hole in criminal law, in Lawyers’ Weekly.

Bill Flanagan (Law) – The shortage of articling positions for law students, in Canadian Lawyer magazine.

Tom Courchene (Economics) – America is declining as a global economic superpower, on Radio Canada.

Carolyn Harris (History) – The 30th anniversary of Charles and Diana’s royal wedding, on YahooNews.com.

Phil Jessop (Chemistry) – Finding a fast, and economical way to make methanol from waste CO2,, in Chemical & Engineering News.
 

August 16, 2010

Sharryn Aiken (Law) – Tamil refugees arrive in Canada, in the Penticton Herald, Kamloops Daily News, Vernon Daily Courier, Waterloo Region Record, and on CTV National News, CBC national radio, CKNW Vancouver radio and CTV.ca.

John Pliniussen (School of Business) – Technology companies want access to lucrative emerging markets, in the Toronto Sun, Calgary Sun, Winnipeg Sun, 15 other daily newspapers, and on Canoe.ca.

James Miller (School of Religion) – Taoist tai chi, in the Toronto Star.

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media) –Social media and mob mentality, in the Toronto Sun, London Free Press and Kingston Whig-Standard.

Bill Flanagan (Law) – The consequences of the Conservative government’s decisions, in the Kingston Whig-Standard; expanding prisons around the country, on CKWS TV.
 

May 12, 2010

Ken Wong (School of Business) – The HST, in the Globe and Mail and on CTV.ca.

Louis Gagnon (School of Business) – Cause of recent stock market plunge, in the Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Sun and several other dailies across Canada.

Sidney Eve Matrix (Film and Media) – Canadian internet usage, in the Kirkland Lake Northern News and Stratford Beacon Herald and on Vancouver 980 AM radio.

Bill Flanagan (Law) – Government decisions and policies, in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

Arthur Milnes (Archives) – Sir John A. Macdonald music book, in the Kingston Whig-Standard.
 

April 28, 2010

Ned Franks (Political Studies) – Speaker's ruling on parliamentary power, in the Globe and Mail and on CTV’s Power Play, CTV national news, CTV.ca and CBC national radio; Profile of Peter Milliken, in the Globe and Mail.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Popularity of Flintstones vitamins, on Macleans.ca.

Mary Lou Finlay (Centre for the Study of Democracy) – Barbara Budd leaving CBC Radio's As it Happens, in the Ottawa Citizen.

Ian Janssen (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) – Obesity and physical activity, in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

Ena Haltermann, Mark Connell, Steve Morgan, and Mike Vanleeuwen (Education) – The Technological Education Expo, on CKWS TV.

Bill Flanagan (Law) – Potential prison farm closures, in the Stratford Beacon-Herald, Daily Miner & News, Northumberland Today and Portage La Prairie Daily Graphic.

Betsy Donald (Geography) – Local food policy, in the St. Thomas Times-Journal and Daily Miner & News.

Hugh Thorburn (Political Studies) – Local food policy, in the Whitehorse Daily Star.

 

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