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Queen's in the News Archive

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2005-05-13 11:44:57

An opinion piece by Ross Finnie (Policy Studies) about post secondary funding appears in the Toronto Star.

David Skillicorn’s (Computing) innovative software that de-codes language patterns and usage in email correspondence is highlighted on the front page of the Ottawa Citizen.

Professor emeritus Ned Franks (Political Studies) continues to comment about the current parliamentary gridlock, most recently in a Canadian Press story that is covered by the Corner Brook Western Star, Charlottetown Guardian, London Free Press and on CPAC and CBC Newsworld.

Tom Courchene (Policy Studies) comments in the Edmonton Journal about equalization payments to the provinces.

Jean Stairs (Theological College) comments in the Hamilton Spectator about this year's recipient of the honorary degree conferred by Queen's Theological College.

Principal Karen Hitchcock comments in the Kingston Whig-Standard and on CBC Radio regional news about the budget.

Donald Akenson (History) is quoted in Macleans magazine about a secret version of the Gospel of Mark that some scholars believe reveals a gay Christ.

Anita Anand (Law) comments in Lawyer’s Weekly about the effects of legislative changes to securities law

Jo-Anne Brady (University Registrar) comments on CKWS-TV about the budget.

David Lyon (Sociology) comments on CBC Radio Ontario Morning about surveillance issues.

Pam Dickey Young continues to comment about the place of the church in marriage, most recently on CBC Radio Ontario Morning.

Michael Cummings (Classics) comments on CBC Radio All in a Day about the use of multi-spectral imaging techniques in recovering texts from the "Oxyrhynchus Papyri" that were found in an Egyptian garbage dump over 100 years ago.

2005-05-10 14:54:30

Professor Emeritus Ned Franks (Political Studies) continues to comment about today’s vote on a motion in the House of Commons calling for Prime Minister Martin to resign, most recently in the Globe and Mail.

Kevin Hall (Civil Engineering) comments in the Ottawa Citizen about a predicted international water crisis. The story is also covered in the Edmonton Journal.

Pam Dickey Young (Religious Studies) comments on the front page of the Kingston Whig-Standard about the same-sex marriage debate.

Andrew Simpson (Operations and Finance) discusses plans to move ahead with the new Queen’s Centre on CKWS TV.

Suzanne Fortier (VP Academic) discusses the new collective agreement on CKWS TV.

Charles Graham (Anatomy and Cell Biology) is interviewed on FLY FM Radio about his research on a pre-eclampsia patch.

2005-05-09 10:14:59

Tom Courchene’s (Policy Studies) recent paper indicating that Ontario is not getting a fair deal out of the federation continues to receive coverage, most recently in the Toronto Star and Hamilton Spectator.

Ned Franks (Political Studies) continues to comment about Conservative plans to topple the current governments, most recently in the Kingston Whig-Standard, Guelph Mercury and Western Star (Corner Brook).

Andrew Simpson (Operations and Finance) comments about the new Queen’s Centre approved by the Board of Trustees this weekend on the front page of the Kingston Whig-Standard.

New cancer research funding for Scott Davey (Pathology and Molecular Medicine) was reported in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

2005-05-06 10:06:15

Emeritus professor Ned Franks (Political Studies)comments in the Globe and Mail about Conservative attempts to topple the Liberal government. He also comments in a Canadian Press story about the non-confidence motion in the House of Commons. This story is covered in London Free Press, Hamilton Spectator, Calgary Sun, Daily News (Halifax), Guardian (Charlottetown) and Western Star (Corner Brook).

A opinion piece co-authored by Ross Finnie (Policy Studies) about the recent NDP demand for increased transfer payments for post secondary education appears in the Globe and Mail on-line.

Blaine Allan (Film Studies) comments on how the strength of the Canadian dollar impacts the film industry in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

2005-05-05 09:55:23

Emeritus professor Ned Franks (Political Studies) comments in a Canadian Press story about Immigration Minister Joe Volpe's recent comments in the House of Commons. The story is covered in the London Free Press, Standard-Freeholder (Cornwall), Standard (St. Catharines - Niagara) , Kingston Whig-Standard, The Gazette (Montreal) and The Guardian (Charlottetown). He also continues to comment about Stephen Harper's plan to bring down the Martin government, most recently in the Hamilton Spectator.

Tom Courchene (Policy Studies) continues to comment about recent allegations by Premier McGuinty that Ontario gets a raw deal from the federal government, most recently in the Ottawa Citizen.

Professor emeritus Gerry Wyatt (Biology) comments in the Kingston Whig-Standard about swarms of midges, more abundant this year due to ideal breeding conditions.

2005-05-04 12:18:04

Ned Franks (Political Studies) comments in the Globe and Mail about Stephen Harper’s intention to defeat the current government as soon as possible.

An opinion piece co-authored by emeritus professor Colin Leys (Political Studies) about the privatization of health care appears in the Globe and Mail on-line edition.

Tom Courchene (Policy Studies) comments in the Toronto Star about recent allegations by Premier McGuinty that Ontario gets a raw deal from the federal government.

Ian Janssen's (Physical Health and Education) recent obesity study continues to receive coverage, most recently in the Toronto Star.

Ian Gilron’s (Pharmacology and Toxicology) latest research in treating neuropathic pain continues to receive coverage, most recently on the front page of Medical Post.

Laurent Seroude's (Biology) research into the effects of early exposure to bacteria is highlighted in the Medical Post.

2005-05-02 10:24:37

Sarita Verma (Family Medicine) is interviewed on CBC Radio The House about qualifying international doctors.

Amy Leach (Psychology) discusses her findings from a recent study on children and lying on CBC Radio Ontario Morning.

2005-04-29 11:18:49

Art Cockfield’s (Law) opinion piece about the Liberal government’s agreement to scrap corporate tax cuts appears in the Globe and Mail online.

Amy Leach’s (Psychology) findings from a recent study on children and lying is highlighted on the front page of the Kingston Whig-Standard.

Stewart Fyfe (Political Studies) comments on the front page of the Kingston Whig-Standard about Kingston City Council’s decision to decide a new name for Market Square in a closed meeting.

2005-04-28 16:33:18

Douglas Reid (Business) comments in The Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, and StarPhoenix (Saskatoon) about WestJet’s second quarterly revenue loss.

Ron Watts (Policy Studies) comments in Maclean’s magazine about Quebec sovereignty.

Fr. Raymond de Souza’s (Newman House)commentary about the papal conclave appears in Maclean’s magazine.

Ian Gilron’s (Pharmacology and Toxicology) latest research in treating neuropathic pain is highlighted on the front page of the Medical Post.

Kristan Aronson’s (Cancer Care and Epidemiology) breast cancer research is highlighted in the Kingston Whig-Standard and on CBC Radio Ontario Morning.

2005-04-26 12:41:05

Ian Janssen (Physical and Health Education) continues to receive coverage for his research that found Canadian youth rank 4th highest in the world for obesity, most recently in the Hamilton Spectator.

An opinion piece by Robert Pike (Sociology) about an income-contingent repayment plan for student loans appears in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

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