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Queen's in the News Archive

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2005-07-26 09:21:41

Ross Finnie (Policy Studies) comments in the National Post about a new federal grant for married post secondary students.

Julian Barling (Business) comments in the Vancouver Sun about creating safe work environments.

Pam Dickey Young (Religious Studies) appears on CKWS-TV discussing the ordination of women in the Catholic church.

Arthur Cockfield’s (Law) opinion piece about the baby boomers is aired on CBC Commentary.

2005-07-22 12:23:19

Ross Finnie (Policy Studies) comments in the Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Kingston Whig-Standard and Sherbrooke Record about university entrance grade reporting in the Maclean’s magazine survey.

Adele Mercier’s (Philosophy) opinion piece about Canada’s new same-sex marriage legislation is featured in the Ottawa Citizen.

2005-07-19 12:18:23

Pradeep Kumar (Policy Studies) comments in the Globe and Mail and Globe and Mail Online about the impact of unhappy employees on service provider industries.

Steve Iscoe's (Physiology) research into the potentially dangerous side effects of medically administered pure oxygen is highlighted in the Globe and Mail, Washington Times, and Asian News International, and on CBC-radio regional news.

2005-07-15 11:45:20

A new study co-authored by John Smol (Biology) that shows seabirds spread contaminants in the Arctic through their droppings receives extensive coverage including the Globe and Mail Online, National Post, Toronto Star, Ottawa Citizen, Gazette (Montreal), Edmonton Journal, Edmonton Sun, Winnipeg Free Press, Leader-Post (Regina), Calgary Herald, Vancouver Province, Vancouver Sun, Times Colonist (Victoria), Kingston Whig-Standard, the lead story on CBC online and on CBC Radio The World at Six.

Seven new Queen’s Research Chairs are highlighted in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

2005-07-12 12:30:34

Pam Dickey Young’s (Religious Studies) opinion piece about the church and same-sex marriage appears in the Toronto Star.

Art Cockfield (Law) comments in the Kingston Whig-Standard about legal considerations surrounding the recent re-naming of Kingston’s Market Square.

Susan Babbitt (Philosophy) comments on CKWS TV about helping Cuban victims of Hurricane Dennis.

2005-07-11 10:53:43

Pam Dickey Young’s (Religious Studies) opinion piece about the church and same-sex marriage appears in the Toronto Star.

Peggy Cunningham (Business) comments in the Globe and Mail, Globe and Mail Online and Toronto Star about cell phone providers marketing to tweens.

Gerald Wilde (Psychology) comments in the Edmonton Journal and New York Times about risk assessment as astronauts prepare to return to space.

Ian Janssen’s (Physical and Health Education) comments about a new study, which suggests that Mennonite children are fitter than children with contemporary lifestyles initially covered by the Canadian Press continue to receive coverage, most recently in the Whitehorse Star.

James Lee’s (Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering) research on the formation of Norway’s Caledonian mountain range is highlighted in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

David Lyon and Elia Zureik (Sociology) comment on London, U.K.’s recent terrorist bombings on the front page of the Kingston Whig-Standard.

David Skillicorn’s (Computing) surveillance program that detects deceptive word patterns in suspicious e-mails continues toreceive coverage, most recently in Business Edge Online.

2005-07-04 10:26:49

Sherif El-Defrawy (Ophthalmology) comments in the National Post about Canada’s shortage of ophthalmologists.

David Haglund (Political Studies) comments in the Ottawa Citizen about British resolve and the U.S.-British alliance in the face of terrorist attacks.

Peggy Cunningham (Business) comments in the Globe and Mail and on Broadcast News about the different burden of responsibility for companies marketing products to children younger than 13.

The Kingston Whig-Standard reports that nine Queen’s researchers are sharing $1.4 million in grants by the Canada Foundation for Innovation, an arm of the federal government.

Ian Janssen (Physical education) comments in a Canadian Press wire story on a new study which suggests that Mennonite children are fitter than children with contemporary lifestyles.

Ken Wong (Business) comments on the front page of the National Post about the effect of a questionable endorsement of a Tim Horton's product.

Lynda Colgan's (Education) op ed piece on Nova Scotia's new provincial mathematics curriculum appears in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

Kathy Brock (Policy Studies) and Kim Nossal (Political Studies) comment in an op ed piece in the Globe and Mail about the Canadian government’s response to the tsunami disaster and the country’s humanitarian reputation.

John McHale (Business) comments in the Toronto Star about Ireland’s “Celtic tiger" economic growth and the G8 summit.

Karen Pegley (Music) comments in an op ed piece in the Kingston Whig-Standard about how the Live 8 concert reflected Canada's larger culture and the dominance of white male performers.

Ned Franks (Politics) comments in the Ottawa Citizen about the political survival of the minority Liberal government.

Sharryn Aiken (Law) comments in the Ottawa Citizen, Victoria Times Colonist and Edmonton Journal about the lack of evidence linking informal money transfer shops to terrorist financing.

David Walker (Health Sciences) is interviewed on CBC-radio regional news about $1.2 million in Health Canada funding for a new program that incorporates an inter-professional team approach into training of medical, rehab therapy and nursing students at Queen's.

David Lyon, director of the Surveillance Project, continues to comment in the Sudbury Star on distributing personal information under the pretext of safety and security.

2005-06-30 10:29:37

Marshall Godwin (Family Medicine) comments in the Kingston Whig-Standard and on CKWS TV and CBC Radio Ontario Morning about his research that lead to the development of a new automatic blood pressure monitor.

Emeritus professor Ned Franks (Political Studies) comments in the Kingston Whig-Standard about the process for selecting officers of Parliament.

Pamela Dickey Young (Religious Studies) and Nick Bala (Law) are interviewed on CKWS TV following the vote to re-define marriage in Canada.

Marie Myers (Education) appeared on Radio France Internationale's weekly world-wide broadcast "cole des Savoirs" discussing evaluation on the first day of France's national Baccalaurat exam.

David Skillicorn (Computing) is interviewed on Canada International’s Sci-Tech File about his innovative software that decodes language patterns and usage in email correspondence.

2005-06-27 09:58:30

Douglas Reid (Business) comments in the Globe and Mail on Aeroplan.

Tom Courchene’s (Policy Studies) views regarding the knowledge-based economy are highlighted in the Globe and Mail.

Nick Bala (Law) comments in the Globe and Mail about declining caseloads in Canada’s youth courts.

Tom Axworthy’s (Policy Studies) opinion piece about Canada inviting India to join the G-8 appears in the Toronto Star.

Queen’s Solar Vehicle Team and new solar car Ultraviolet are highlighted in the Toronto Sun.

Janet Hiebert (Political Studies) comments on challenges facing the new U.S. ambassador in The Sun News, a South Carolinian newspaper.

2005-06-22 11:57:02

Douglas Reid (Business) comments in Marketing Magazine about WestJet’s new branding strategy.

Ken Wong (Business) comments in Marketing Magazine about experience-based marketing.

Peter Katzmarzyk (Physical and Health Education) comments in the Guelph Mercury about the increased incidence of obesity in Canadian children.

Lu Wang (Geography) is interviewed on OMNI Television about her research on Toronto's multi-cultural retail and service sector and Chinese ethnic businesses.

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