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Queen's in the News Archive

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December 20, 2013

Warren Mabee (Policy Studies) - An independent panel from the National Energy Board recommended the federal government approve the Northern Gateway pipeline with conditions, on CTV News Channel and CBC Radio.

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – Where is social media heading in 2014 and how will parents need to watch their children’s social media intake, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

December 19, 2013

William Flanagan (Law) – British Columbia approves law school with gay-sex ban, in the Globe and Mail.

John Andrew (School of Business, Urban and Regional Planning) – The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation produces a new report on the state of housing, on CTV News Channel; Brokers worry about 'exposure' Montreal board's decision to end ties with CREA contrary to trend in rest of Canada, in the Montreal Gazette.

December 18, 2013

John-Kurt Pliniussen (School of Business) – A software company had to decide how to respond when clients began running roughshod over their training schedules, in the Globe and Mail.

Ajay Agarwal (School of Urban and Regional Planning) – Helping develop performance measures for sustainable development in Auroville, India, on AurovilleRadio.

December 17, 2013

Andrew Grant (Political Studies) – The life and legacy of Nelson Mandela, on a Postmedia News online chat.

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) – Explaining the Canadian effort behind the Olympic network build, on The Wire Report (Canadian online news service).

David Detomasi (School of Business) - Canada Goose plans to aggressively expand into new markets, in the Waterloo Record and the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal.

Brian Osborne (Geography) – What’s your reaction to Canada Post’s plan to cut back, on CBC Radio One (Quebec City and Sudbury).

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – What apps are available to keep you on track for the holidays and help with New Year’s resolutions, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

Keith McWhirter (Associate Director, ITServices) – What technology is trending this holiday season, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

December 16, 2013

John Schram (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – What was life like in South Africa in apartheid’s final years, on CTV News Channel.

David Detomasi (School of Business) - A takeover by Bain Capital gives Canada Goose the resources to conquer the world, in the National Post, Hamilton Spectator, Cape Breton Post, Guelph Mercury

Robert Pike (Sociology) - We will lose one of our oldest nation-building traditions when Canada Post ends home delivery, in the Vancouver Sun.

David Murakami Wood (Sociology) – The Japanese are pushing back hard against the state secrets law, in the Christian Science Monitor.

Peter Hennessy (Education) – What is the future hold for Kingston’s Outer Station, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

William Leggett (Biology) – My admiration for those who serve and contribute to the well-being and security of Canadians has increased, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) - The Emperor Napoleon once derisively dismissed Great Britain as a nation of shopkeepers, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.            

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – It’s time to rethink our charitable giving, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

David Gordon (School of Urban and Regional Planning) – Examining urban planning in Kingston, on CBC Radio.

Brian Osborne (Geography) – What’s your reaction to Canada Post’s plan to cut back, on CBC Radio One (Prince George, Halifax).

December 13, 2013

John Andrew (School of Business, School of Urban and Regional Planning) – Study finds Canada’s housing market most overvalued, on CTV News Channel.

John Smol (Biology) – Climate change and environmental stressors in the Arctic, on CBC North.

Adam Molnar (Queen’s University’s Surveillance Studies Centre) – Every breath you take, every move you make: Everyday surveillance in Vancouver, on Metronews.ca.

December 12, 2013

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – Santa trackers from Google and Microsoft compete to guide your sleigh, in the Globe and Mail.

Helen Driver (Medicine) – Sleep problems common among middle-aged women, in Reuters.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Canada Post is phasing out home delivery but will most Canadians notice, in the National Post, Vernon Daily Courier, Prince George Citizen, Kelowna Daily Courier, Fredericton Daily Gleaner and a number of other national daily newspapers.

Tandy Thomas (School of Business) – West Jet unveils a new holiday commercial that’s sure to tug at the heartstrings, in the National Post and on CKWS Television.

Marc Epprecht (Global Development Studies, History) – After Nelson Mandela’s death, what is the current state of politics in Africa, on NewsTalk 770 (Calgary radio).

December 11. 2013

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Kellogg plant a casualty of changing tastes, in the Globe and Mail; Lululemon founder steps down, on CBC’s The National.

Don Drummond (School of Policy Studies) – Economist calls for more native student funding, in the Globe and Mail.

Heather Stuart (Centre for Health Services and Policy Research) – Perfectionism can lead to a blue Christmas, in the Globe and Mail.

Kevin Banks (Law) – Ottawa’s omnibus bill to face legal fight from public-sector unions, in the Globe and Mail.

Tandy Thomas (School of Business) – WestJet’s ‘Christmas Miracle’ a gift for airline’s marketing, in the Toronto Star, Globalnews.ca, CKWS-TV First at 5:30.

John-Kurt Pliniussen (School of Business) – WestJet Christmas Miracle stunt ad won’t make people buy their flights, on Globalnews.ca.

John Smol (Biology) – Environmental stressors in the Arctic, on CBC Radio One in Sudbury.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Canada’s arms sales, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

Laurence Ashworth (School of Business) - Consumer behaviour around the holidays, on CKNW (Vancouver radio)

December 10, 2013

James Miller (School of Religion) – Canadian official takes Beijing to task on religious freedom, in the Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Sun and other Postmedia publications.

Emma Dargie (Psychology) – Study: Long-distance relationships might work better, research quoted in Salon.

William Bendena (Molecular Biology) – Why fruit flies know their beer, on Nature.com.


In the Globe and Mail’s Economy Lab Roundup James MacKinnon and the Department of Economics were recognized amongst the leading economists and economics departments in Canada.

A CKWS story about the unveiling of the draft Campus Master Plan quotes deputy provost Laeeque Daneshmend.

Branden Deschambault (Undergraduate medical student) – Medical students bid to host conference in Kingston, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

December 9, 2013

Marc Epprecht (Global Development Studies, History) – Nelson Mandela remembered as a visionary for the ages, in the Toronto Star. Remembering Nelson Mandela, on CTV News Channel. World mourns for Mandela, on CKWS-TV.

Keith Banting (Political Studies) – How we lost count of some of our most marginalized citizens, in the Toronto Star.

John Smol (Biology) – Key moments in the pollution discussion, in the Edmonton Journal. Boreal forests threaten to produce climate-warning gases, in the Ottawa Citizen. He was also interviewed on CFBU-FM (St. Catharine’s radio) about his Brock Distinguished Alumni Award.

Joshua Kurek (Biology) – Key moments in the pollution discussion, in the Edmonton Journal.

Alice Aiken (School of Rehabilitation Therapy) – No stats kept on Canadian vets who are behind bars, in The Province.

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