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Queen's in the News Archive

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2007-08-30 11:14:57

An interview with David Skillicorn (Computing) in the September issue of Reader’s Digest highlights his work in detecting deception.
Kevin Hall (Civil Engineering) continues to discuss the man-made island he and his team have designed to protect Florida residents from future storms, most recently on CBC Radio-Canada.

2007-08-29 09:43:33

Bryne Purchase (Policy Studies) comments on the inevitability of electricity price hikes by the province in the Globe & Mail.
Drew Griffith (Classics) likens the Greek myth of Pandora’s Box to those holding out hope of finding missing relatives in the Toronto Star.

2007-08-27 10:46:57

David Dexter (Pathology and Molecular Medicine) continues to comment on the increase in autopsies performed by Kingston doctors in light of staffing issues at the Ottawa unit, most recently in a Canadian Press story picked up by the Brantford Expositor.

2007-08-24 10:24:23

Tom Courchene (Economics) comments on the development of the Hebron offshore project in the Globe & Mail.
Lew Johnson (Business) comments on the Ontario Securities Commission’s decision not to appeal the acquittal of John Felderhof in the Toronto Star.

2007-08-23 11:31:04

David Saunders (Business) discusses the demographics and motivations of women entering the MBA program in the National Post.
Bob Wolfe (Policy Studies) comments on the results of a recent Foreign Affairs survey gauging Canadians’ views of Russia in a CanWest News Service story picked up by the Edmonton Journal and the Regina Leader-Post.

2007-08-22 09:56:12

David Thomson (Mathematics and Statistics) continues to receive international coverage of his research on the role of solar vibrations in dropping cell phone calls, most recently in the Malaysia Sun and online at dailyindia.com.

2007-08-21 11:36:40

Allison Johnson (Business) comments on marketing methods and the need for consumers to be wary of product advertising in the Calgary Herald.
Colin MacDougall (Civil Engineering) discusses using hay bales as alternatives to traditional building materials in the Chatham Daily News.

2007-08-20 10:00:02

David Layzell (Biology) discusses the possibility of a network of pipelines in Northern Ontario to transport ethanol and other biofuels in the Toronto Star.
An editorial by Doug Bland (Policy Studies) in the National Post discusses the success of former defense minister Gordon O’Connor during his term in office.

2007-08-17 09:37:49

John Pliniussen (Business) comments on cbc.ca about proper format and language in e-mail communication.
Caroline Pukall (Psychology) comments in the Kingston Whig-Standard about her research on chronic genital pain in women.
Pascale Champagne (Civil Engineering) comments in the Kingston Whig-Standard about her research on agricultural waste as a possible alternate source of energy.

2007-08-16 10:51:58

Robert Reid (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) comments on the use of chocolate in relieving PMS symptoms in the Globe & Mail.
An opinion piece by Peter MacLeod (Policy Studies) in the Toronto Star discusses higher education as a priority in the upcoming provincial election.

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