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Queen's in the News Archive

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2008-02-29 09:11:16

Ned Franks (Political Science) comments on the clarity of the law with regards to bribing members of parliament in the Globe and Mail.
Ken Wong (Business) discusses the recent trend of product placement and ad messaging in popular television series’ repeat episodes in the National Post.
Kathy Lahey (Law) comments on new statistics showing that gays and lesbians are twice as likely as heterosexuals to be the victims of violent crime in a Canwest News Service story picked up by the Vancouver Sun, Canada.com and Calgary RushHour.
Virginia Walker (Biology) comments on the identification of Pseudomonas bacteria serving as snow nuclei in an Associated Press story picked up by the Welland Tribune.

2008-02-28 09:25:49

David Lyon (Sociology) discusses a $2.5 million Major Collaborative Research Initiative (MCRI) grant to the Surveillance Project from SSHRC in an interview with CBC Syndicate broadcast in St. John’s, Toronto, Saint John (NB), Sydney, Thunder Bay, Quebec City, and Winnipeg, on CBC’s Ontario Morning as well as CKWS Television.
Richard Day (Sociology) comments on the long-term negotiations underway in Caledonia and Six Nations over unresolved land claims in two separate articles in the Hamilton Spectator.
Andrew Pollard (Mechanical and Materials Engineering) comments on a new Canada-U.S. partnership to boost renewable energy in the Great Lakes in the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Art Cockfield (Law) discusses the legal and social implications of Facebook on iChannel’s The Stephen LeDrew Show, and the $2.5 million SSHRC grant given to the Surveillance Project on CKWS Television.

2008-02-27 08:43:08

David Detomasi (Business) discusses the Canadian and global economy in the wake of the Canadian Federal budget on CBC’s Cross Country Check-Up.
Ken Wong (Business) discusses marketing junk food to children on Global TV.

2008-02-26 09:02:11

Julia Spatafora (Education) discusses the importance of incorporating instant-messaging into literacy curriculums in the Globe and Mail.
An opinion piece by Tom Axworthy (Policy Studies) on the retirement of Cuban President Fidel Castro appears in the Edmonton Journal.
Dean Tripp (Psychology) continues to comment on a Statistics Canada report on chronic pain in Canadian seniors, most recently in a Canadian Press story picked up by the Stratford Beacon-Herald.

2008-02-25 09:16:26

Louis Gagnon (Business) discusses the uncertain science of risk management in the Globe and Mail.
An opinion piece by Alex MacMillan (Economics) on the benefits and shortfalls of RRSP investing appears in the National Post.
An opinion piece by Tom Axworthy (Policy Studies) on the retirement of Cuban President Fidel Castro appears in the Ottawa Citizen.
Research by Wendy Craig (Psychology) on bullying is highlighted in The Vancouver Sun and on Canada.com.
Dan Usher (Economics) continues to comment on the Conservative government’s decision to reform the equalization program, most recently in the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal.
Dean Tripp (Psychology) continues to comment on a Statistics Canada report on chronic pain in Canadian seniors, most recently in a Canadian Press story picked up by the Cape Breton Post, The Daily News (Prince Rupert) and the Sarnia Observer.
Ned Franks (Political Studies) comments on the Senate’s ability to pass a massive omnibus anti-crime bill in The Hill Times.

2008-02-22 09:19:27

Dan Usher (Economics) comments on the Conservative government’s decision to reform the equalization program in the Globe and Mail.
Dean Tripp (Psychology) continues to comment on a Statistics Canada report on chronic pain in Canadian seniors, most recently in the National Post, the Edmonton Journal, on CBC.ca and in a Canadian Press story picked up by The Daily News (Kamloops) and the Welland Tribune.
John Smol (Biology) comments on the Conservative government’s science policy and the worrying shortfalls in Canadian research support in the National Post.
An opinion piece by Mary Lou Finlay (Policy Studies) on gender issues in politics appears in the Edmonton Journal.
Colin Funk’s (Biochemistry) receipt of a prestigious Killam Research Fellowship is highlighted in the Kingston Whig Standard.
David Skillicorn (Computing) discusses the use of computer software designed to detect deception to measure the level of political spin in presidential candidate speeches on CTV’s Canada AM.

2008-02-21 09:59:51

Nick Bala (Law) comments on the number of divorce cases in Canada that end up at trial for settlement in the Globe and Mail.
An opinion piece by Mary Lou Finlay (Policy Studies) on women as political leaders appears in the Ottawa Citizen.
Dean Tripp (Psychology) discusses a Statistics Canada report on chronic pain in Canadian seniors on CTV's Canada AM.
Louis Gagnon (Business) discusses UBS' newly disclosed $26-billion U.S. subprime exposure on The Business New Network (BNN).
An opinion piece by Sheryl Bond (Education) on engaging and retaining foreign students after graduation appears in Embassy Magazine.

2008-02-20 09:08:53

Lew Johnson (Business) suggests investors should base their fund selection on their age rather than their read on the markets in the Globe and Mail.
Julian Barling (Business) discusses the Family Day holiday on Global TV's Focus Ontario.
David Lyon (Sociology) continues to comment on the privacy issues associated with new surveillance technology, most recently on Canada.com.

2008-02-19 10:07:29

Julian Barling (Business) continues to comment on the Family Day holiday, most recently in the Toronto Star and in the Brantford Expositor.
David Lyon (Sociology) comments on the privacy issues associated with new surveillance technology in the Ottawa Citizen, the Vancouver Sun and the Calgary Herald.
Jim Ridler (Business) continues to comment on the effectiveness of business ethics courses in MBA programs, most recently in the Edmonton Journal and the Calgary Herald.

2008-02-15 09:07:29

Jim Ridler (Business) comments on the effectiveness of business ethics courses in MBA programs in the National Post.
Mike Condra (Psychiatry) comments on the ‘snow fatigue’ that has befallen Ontario residents given the amount of snow this year in the Ottawa Citizen.
Caroline Pukall (Psychology) discusses the significance of Valentine’s Day on Global National.

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