Queen's University

Queen's in the News Archive

Date Text
August 27, 2013

John Pliniussen (School of Business) – Big three wireless companies in Canada launch public relations campaign, on cbc.ca.

Don Stuart (Law) – Group creates blueprint for adding a statutory safety value to Canada’s regime of mandatory minimum penalties, in The Lawyers Weekly.

August 26, 2013

Tim Abray-Nyman (PhD Political Studies student) – Rob Ford continues to work on his political image, this time arm wrestling Hulk Hogan, on Global National.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Investigators looking at a possible chemical weapon attack in Syria, on CTV News Channel.

Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) – A proposed new governance model for Prince Edward County, on CBC Television (French) and All in a Day.

Jean Cote (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) – Sports can be beneficial for the development of children, in the Journal de Montreal.

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Five new issues in the conflict in Syria, on cbc.ca and in the Huffington Post Canada.

John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Business) – What is the impact of rising mortgage rates on Canadian residential real estate markets, on CBC Radio syndication.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Why we should decriminalize assisted dying, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – What do diplomats really do, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – What are the advantages to using social media in the classroom, in the Sault Star.

August 22, 2013

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Canadians search for Super Bowl 2014 ads more than anyone else on Earth, on SBWire (International); also spoke about Target’s lackluster performance with Ron Charles on CBC Television which also appeared on The National. (Across Canada).

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – The cost of policing, on “All In A Day” on CBC Radio. 

Jessica Jones (Psychiatry, Psychology) – Wanting to show ‘empathy’ to letter writer, in the Kingston Whig Standard (Kingston). 

August 23, 2013

John-Kurt Pliniussen (School of Business) – Are racy as campaigns geared towards teens going too far? On Global News. (Toronto)

August 21, 2013

Chris Simpson (School of Medicine) – Dr. Chris Simpson of Kingston New President-Elect at the Canadian Medical Association Annual Meeting on CNW Group (Across Canada); Kingston doctor new president-elect of Canadian Medical Association, in Kingston Whig Standard (Kingston).

John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Business) – Re/Max goes public through an IPO, on “Ontario Morning” on CBC Radio (Across Canada).

Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) - The deliberations of the Prince Edward County Citizens' Assembly, on CJBQ radio (Belleville) and CJOJ radio (Belleville).

Ned Franks (Political Studies, School of Physical and Health Education) – Prime Minister Stephen Harper prorogues Parliament until October, on “Newswatch@6” on CKWS (Kingston).

Alan Lomax (Department of Medicine, Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences)and Stephen Vanner (Department of Medicine, Gastrointestinal Diseases Research Unit) - Funding will help inflammatory bowel disease research, in Kingston Whig Standard; School of Medicine receives funding from Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, in Kingston Herald.


Matthew Barrett (Grounds Manager) - Queen’s takes aim at emerald ash borer, in Kingston Whig Standard and “First@5:30” on CKWS (Kingston).

August 20, 2013

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) - Canada’s military forced to accept fatter, less educated recruits as demographics change, in the National Post; Canadian Forces to reduce ‘unattainable’ targets for recruitment of women, visible minorities, in the National Post; the recent audit of Canada’s military and how recruitment has been impacted, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

Warren Mabee (Policy Studies) – Energy East isn’t the next CP Railway, in Maclean’s Magazine.

John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Business) – Re/Max goes public through an IPO, on CBC Radio (Calgary).

Houchang Hassan-Yari (International and Defence Studies) – Kingston’s Egyptian community looks on with concern, in Kingston This Week.

Other News

Brenda Ravenscroft (Assoc. Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science) - Queen’s University is one of several classroom-based schools offering online courses, in the Toronto Star.

August 19, 2013

Richard Ascough (School of Religion) – New book defends the story of Jesus Christ, in the Globe and Mail.

Warren Mabee (School of Policy Studies) – Historians skeptical of patriotic comparisons of pipelines to the Canadian Pacific Railway, in the Vancouver Province, Huffington Post, Dawson Creek Daily News, Montreal Gazette, Calgary Herald and a number of other national daily newspapers.

Ned Franks (Political Studies) – Sweeping Senate audit expected to doom old boys network, in the Calgary Herald, Windsor Star, Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and a number of other national daily newspapers.

Elaine Petrof (School of Medicine) – Queen’s doctor develops new process to treat C. difficile, in the Huffington Post.

Houchang Hassan-Yari (International and Defence Policy) – Why are foreign countries hesitant to get involved in Egypt, on the Sun News Network.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Nutritional experiments a black mark on Canada’s history, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

August 16, 2013

Warren Mabee (School of Policy Studies) – Premier Kathleen Wynne supports oil pipelines across Ontario as long as safety, environmental concerns are met, in the Ottawa Citizen.

Ian McKay (History) – Afghanistan and the politics of memory, op-ed in the Ottawa Citizen.

Jamie Swift (School of Business) - Afghanistan and the politics of memory, op-ed in the Ottawa Citizen.

Houchang Hassan-Yari (International and Defence Policy) – Why won’t foreign countries get involved in the Egypt crisis, on cbc.ca.

Lonnie Aarssen (Biology) – Who are going to be the parents of the future, on CKWS Television.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – The violence in Egypt is putting Canada in a moral dilemma, on Sun News and CKWS Television.

August 15, 2013

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) – A couple’s baby monitor was hacked by a stranger, on CTV News Channel and CBC Radio (Vancouver).

Ned Franks (Political Studies) – What is the next step in the Pamela Wallin expense scandal, on CTV News Channel.

Vincent Mosco (Sociology) – Telecommunication companies take nasty public swipes at each other as Canadian market debate rages on, in the National Post, Vancouver Sun and the Edmonton Journal.

Mark Green (Civil Engineering) – Queen’s researcher receives $1.6 million to address sustainability issues in the Far North, on CKWS Television.

August 14, 2013

Neil Bearse (School of Business) – Which company would benefit most from buying BlackBerry, in the Globe and Mail.

Ned Franks (Political Studies) – What exactly are members of the Senate allowed to bill us for, in the Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Province, Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Montreal Gazette, Regina Leader Post and the Edmonton Journal.

Stephen Harrison (Mechanical and Materials Engineering) – What is the current situation regarding load on the electrical grid, on CBC’s Ontario Morning.

Mark Green (Civil Engineering) – Program to train engineers to work in remote communities receives funding, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

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