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Queen's in the News Archive

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April 27, 2010

Betsy Donald (Geography) – Local food policy and systems, in the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Kingston Whig-Standard, several other regional newspapers throughout Ontario and on CBC regional Ontario radio.

Ned Franks (Political Studies) – The Afghan detainee file and Speaker's ruling, in the National Post.

Elizabeth Eisenhauer (Oncology) – Clinical trials, in the National Post.

Bill Flanagan (Law) – Prison farms, in the Toronto Sun, Ottawa Sun, Calgary Sun, and several other newspapers across the country.

Sergio Sismondo (Philosophy) – Clinical trials in Canada, on CBC syndication radio across the country.

Hugh Thorburn (Political Studies) – Local food policy in the Waterloo Region Record and Fredericton Daily Gleaner and on yahoo.ca and Toronto.ctv.ca.

Peter Ford (Medicine) – HIV in prisons, in the Moncton Times & Transcript.

Erik Knutsen (Law) – Optimism bias in tort law, in Lawyers Weekly.

2010-03-08 12:06:36

Emeritus professor William Marshall (Psychology) – Rehabilitating sex offenders in Japan, in the Japan Times.
John Smol (Biology) – Water quality in the Lake of the Woods area, in the International Falls  Daily Journal (Minnesota).
Peter MacLeod (Centre for the Study of Democracy) – Vancouver Olympics and its place in Canadian history, in the Globe and Mail.
Duncan Sinclair (Policy Studies) – Changes to hospital funding, in the Globe and Mail.
Samantha King (Kinesilogy and Health Studies) – Celebrities wearing ribbons to support charitable causes, in the Globe and Mail.
Bob Ross (Kinesiology and Health Studies) – How exercise affects obesity, in the National Post, Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, Regina Leader-Post, Edmonton Journal, Victoria Times-Colonist, Windsor Star, Prince Rupert Daily News, and on Canada.com.
Sharryn Aiken (Law) – Court decisions on deporting refugees to unsafe countries, in the Toronto Star.
Adele Mercier (Philosophy) – Stephen Harper’s decision to not make national anthem gender neutral, in the Toronto Star, Hamilton Spectator and the Waterloo Regional Record.
Ned Franks (Political Studies) – Governor General`s visit to Haiti, in the Toronto Sun, Calgary Sun, Edmonton Sun, Kingston Whig-Standard and 10 other Sun Media newspapers; and Stephen Harper and the budget, in the Vancouver weekly Georgia Straight.
Stephen Waldman (Mechanical and Materials Engineering) – Alternative energy and biomedical engineering education, in the Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Province, Vancouver Sun, Regina Leader-Post, and Saskatoon StarPhoenix.
Julian Barling (Business) – Public apologies, in the St. Catharines Standard, Sault Star, and Stratford Beacon Herald.
William Flanagan (Law) – Prison farms, in the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Tammy Babcock (Security) – Humanitarian trip to Haiti, in the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Tom Courchene (Economics) – Federal budget, in the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Steven Maynard (History) and student Elysia Maludzinski – Queen’s first-year history class starts petition to stop cuts to Lest We Forget program, in the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Peter Howat (Music, Visiting International Scholar) – Pianofest, on CKWS.
Kathy Brock (Policy Studies) – Federal budget, on CBC Radio’s Ontario AM and individual stations in Cornerbrook (Nfld.), Windsor, Thunder Bay, Calgary, Yukon, and Vancouver.
Magda Lewis (Education) – Violence against women and cross-culturalism, on CBC Radio 107.5.
Kathleen Lahey (Law) Federal budget, on CHQR Alberta radio; and women falling behind, in the Sudbury Star.
Sidney Eve Matrix (Film and Media) – Weddings and social media, on 98.9 The Drive radio Kingston.

2010-01-08 11:08:45

Ned Franks (Political Studies) – Proroguing Parliament, in the Economist.
Robert Morrison (English) – His new biography of Thomas De Quincey, in the London Independent.
Meredith Chivers (Psychology) – The difference between sexual responses in women and men, in the New York Daily News, and Los Angeles Times.
Douglas Bland (Policy Studies) – Canada’s role in Afghanistan after 2011, in the Globe and Mail.
Dick Zoutman (Pathology and Molecular Medicine) – Private and semi-private hospital rooms reduce the risk of infection, in the Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Province, Dawson Creek Daily News, and Prince George Citizen.
Bill Flanagan (Law) – Proroguing Parliament, in the Kingston Whig-Standard.
David Murakami Wood (Sociology) – New airport scanners won’t be foolproof, on CBC.ca.
Sidney Eve Matrix (Film and Media) – Social media can help you keep your new year’s resolutions, on CHUM Radio Kingston and CKWS TV.
Michael Morreale (CFRC) – The 50th anniversary of CFRC broadcasting from Carruthers Hall, in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

2009-06-12 09:56:37

John Smol (Biology) – Arctic research carbon emissions, in the Globe and Mail.
Gerald Evans (Infectious Diseases) – Swine flu pandemic on CBC Newsworld and in the Kingston Whig-Standard.Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) – Negative political advertising, on TVO’s The Agenda.Dianne Groll (Psychiatry) – Diving for HMS Wolfe, in the Calgary Herald.
Dan Langham (Environmental Health and Safety) – Pandemic planning at Queen’s, in the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Bill Flanagan (Law) – Editorial about ‘Buy American’ requirements, in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

2008-03-31 10:21:52

Comments by Julian Barling (Business) on workplace aggression and the importance of physical protection measures for transit vehicle operators appear in the Globe and Mail.
A study by Barrie Frost (Biology) on the annual migration patterns of the monarch butterfly is highlighted in the Globe and Mail.
An opinion piece by Robert Wolfe (Policy Studies) on the Doha Round of World Trade Organization (WTO) negotiations appears in the Toronto Star.
An opinion piece by Tom Axworthy (Policy Studies) suggesting The Communist Party of China must either evolve or dissolve appears in the Toronto Star.
Stephen Harrison (Mechanical and Materials Engineering) addresses the issue of how blinds affect the solar and thermal performance of windows in the Toronto Star.
Simon Hesp (Chemistry) continues to comment on his discovery of new asphalt binders that could increase the life of paved roads in Ontario, most recently in the Ottawa Citizen.
Dean Tripp (Psychology) continues to comment on a Statistics Canada report identifying chronic pain in seniors, most recently in the Brantford Expositor.
Ken Wong (Business) comments on RIM’s response to its third outage in 10 months in Marketing Magazine.
William Flanagan (Law) discusses the switch from the traditional LL.B. designation to the American-style J.D in Canadian law schools in the National Law Journal.

2007-11-14 09:01:53

William Flanagan (Law) comments on a recent student referendum in favour of switching the school's law degree to a JD designation in the Globe and Mail.
Comments by Ken Wong (Business) on labour market scarcity appear in the National Post.

2006-09-22 10:06:41

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2005-02-08 10:03:07

Alan King (SPEG) comments on the front page of the National Post about increasing dropout rates in Canadian secondary schools. The story also appears in The Gazette (Montreal).

Douglas Reid (Business) comments in the Toronto Star about acquisitions and mergers.

Roger Ware (Economics) comments in the Toronto Star about Sheridan Scott’s performance as Canada's competition watchdog.

Tom Axworthy’s (Policy Studies) opinion piece offering budget advice to the finance minister appears in the Toronto Star. He also comments on the front page of the Ottawa Citizen about testimony at public inquiries by heads of countries, and in The Kingston Whig-Standard about former Prime Minister Chretien’s accountability for the sponsorship scandal.

Richard Chaykowski (Industrial Relations) comments in the National Post about a recent poll suggesting Canadians want fewer teams in the NHL. The story was also covered in the Ottawa Citizen, The Gazette (Montreal), The Kingston Whig-Standard, The Leader-Post (Regina), The StarPhoenix (Saskatoon) and The Edmonton Journal.

Douglas Reid (Business) comments in the Toronto Star about Nortel filing suits against three former top executives.

William Flanagan (Law) comments in a Kingston Whig-Standard story reporting his recent appointment as dean of Law.

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