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Queen's in the News Archive

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April 14, 2014

Jeffrey Collins (History) – ‘The Invention of News’ by Andrew Pettegree, book-review published in the Wall Street Journal.

Robert Montgomerie (Biology) – Birders will enjoy two new books, in the Buffalo News, London Free Press.

Bob Tennent (School of Computing) – A Web of trust no more: Heartbleed reveals gaps, in the Globe and Mail.

Adam Molnar (Surveillance Studies Centre) – Protecting yourself from Heartbleed, on CTV News Channel, Ottawa Sun, London Free Press, Calgary Sun and the Kingston Whig Standard.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – West imposes new sanction, on CTV News Channel.

Jill Scott (Languages, Literatures & Cultures, Gender Studies) – Jim Flaherty’s life and legacy, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

Simon Hesp (Chemistry) –Pure oil from Alberta makes better asphalt, in the Ottawa Citizen.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Struggles with death and dying, op-ed published in the Kingston Whig Standard.

John Smol (Biology) – Granting agency honours chemistry’s best and brightest, in Chemistry Matters.

Other

Mike Best (Psychology) and Collette Steer (SGPS) – Queen’s student moves on to national Three Minute Thesis competition, on CKWS-TV.

April 11, 2014

David McDonald (Global Development Studies) – Researching the trend towards privatization in postapartheid South Africa, op-ed in South Africa Today.

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) – The Heartbleed security bus is exposing millions of passwords to theft risk, on Global National and the National Post.

Art Cockfield (Law) – How the US pulled off the great Canadian privacy giveaway, in the Globe and Mail.

Terry Krupa (School of Rehabilitation Therapy) – One man’s struggle to stay out of jail, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Adam Molnar (Surveillance Studies Centre) – Are suspected North Korean drones a threat to South Korea, on CHML 900 (Hamilton radio).

April 10, 2014

Ram Murty (Mathematics and Statistics) – 165-year-old math problem is on the verge of a solution, in The Hindu (Indian online newspaper).

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) – The Heartbleed security bus is exposing millions of passwords to theft risk, on CBC’s Lang and O’Leary Exchange, CBC National, Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Vancouver Province, Calgary Herald, Windsor Star, Vancouver Sun, globalnews.ca and a number of other Canadian Press and Postmedia newspapers. He also appeared on Calgary Today (Calgary radio) and Radio Canada on the same topic.

Christopher Bowie (Psychology) – Researchers still trying to discover the root cause of schizophrenia, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Joel Parlow (Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine) – Aspirin for surgery patients is often ineffective, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Julian Barling (School of Business) – New book says both nature and nurture affect leaders, on 660 News (Toronto).

April 9, 2014

Andre Juneau (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Breaking down the results from the Quebec election, on CTV News Channel, Radio Canada and the Charles Adler Show AM 770 (Calgary).

John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Business) – New Canadian housing numbers were released today, on CTV News Channel.

Dick Zoutman (School of Medicine) – Just how clean are Canada’s hospitals, CBC Radio syndication (broadcast on CBC stations across Canada).

Gerald Evans (School of Medicine) – Mother’s online plea for children to get vaccinated goes viral, on globalnews.ca.

Mohammed Qadeer (School of Urban and Regional Planning) – Immigrants are banding together for support, in Metro News.

April 8, 2014

Jacalyn Duffin (History of Medicine) – How an atheist forced the church to recognize a miracle, in Tempi (Italian online magazine).

Heather Bastedo (Political Studies) – The promise of democracy is a form of government that includes everyone, on The Agenda.

Neil Bearse (School of Business) – Government makes a pledge to bring high speed Internet to Canada, on CBC’s Business Desk.

Adam Molnar (Surveillance Studies Centre) – Canada needs privacy rules for drones, op-ed in the Ottawa Citizen.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Holding the line on policing costs, in the London Free Press.

April 7, 2014

Geoff Smith (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, History) – Trigger warnings are the latest threat to academic freedom, op-ed in the Globe and Mail.

Judith Davidson (Psychology) – After a long winter here are 12 ways to get healthier right now, in the Globe and Mail.

John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Business) - Canada's financial leaders are under pressure to provide a clearer picture of the housing market, in the Globe and Mail.

John-Kurt Pliniussen (School of Business) – Ottawa’s digital strategy gets largely negative reviews for being too late, in the National Post, Prince George Citizen, Victoria Times Colonist and the Vancouver Province.

Andre Juneau (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – What can the public expect from the upcoming Quebec election, on CTV News Channel.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Police are pricing themselves out of business, op-ed in the Toronto Star.

Dick Zoutman (School of Medicine) – Cleanliness situation in institutions is less than optimal, in the Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen and the Victoria Times Colonist.

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Is the end to the Commonwealth inevitable, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

John Smol (Biology) – How is climate change affecting our world, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

Gerald Evans (School of Medicine) – Measles outbreak in North American blamed on anti-vaccine movement, in the Guardian Liberty Voice.

April 4, 2014

William Paterson (School of Medicine) – Gut diseases on the rise in the UAE, doctors say, on GulfNews.com.

John Andrew (School of Business, School of Urban and Regional Planning) – Holes in housing market data have economists worried, in the Globe and Mail.

John Smol (Biology) – Biology brothers win Brockhouse Canada Prize, in Canadian Geographic; Report shows Canada not immune to impact of global warming, in The Province.

Dick Zoutman (School of Medicine) – Hospitals need to clean up their acts, in the Calgary Herald.

Gerald Evans (School of Medicine) – Measles confirmed across Canada, doctors blame anti-vaxxer, on GlobalNews.ca.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – The escalating costs of police services, on NewsTalk 650 (Saskatoon radio).

April 3, 2014

Julian Barling (School of Business) – Nature vs. nurture: How is a leader produced? In the Globe and Mail.

Sharryn Aiken (Law) -  Refugee claims drop by half in Canada, rise in US, says UN, in Embassy.

Dick Zoutman (School of Medicine) – Hospital cleanliness questioned, on NewsTalk 770 (Calgary radio).

Christopher Booth (School of Medicine) – Researchers study physical activity’s impact on cancer, in Sarnia This Week.

Margaret Little, Katherine McKittrick, Scott Morgensen, Beverley Mullings, Jane Tolmie, Sarita Srivastava, and other contributors from the Queen’s Gender Studies Department – What does it mean to be a feminist in 2014? Op-ed published in the Kingston Whig Standard.

April 2, 2014

Julian Barling (School of Business) – Great brands don’t follow the same rules as everyone else – that’s what makes them great, in the Globe and Mail.

Judith Davidson (Psychology, Oncology) – What you need to know about your internal rhythms to make the most of your day, column published in the Globe and Mail.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) –Trained civilians could assist police: Report, in the Ottawa Citizen, on Sun TV, CJOB-AM (Winnipeg radio).

Dick Zoutman (School of Medicine) – What is Ebola and why is it so deadly? On CTV News Channel.

John Smol (Biology) – Report shows Canada not immune to impact of global warming, in the Whitehorse Daily Star.

John Young (School of Religion) – ‘Canada’s church:’ A new book charts the rise, fall and remaking of The United Church of Canada, in the United Church Observer.

April 1, 2014

John Smol (Biology) – Report shows Canada not immune to impact of global warming, Canadian Press story published in the Ottawa Citizen, Edmonton Journal, Saskatoon Star Phoenix and other Postmedia publications.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Civilians should do certain police jobs: report, in the Ottawa Citizen, Edmonton Journal, Regina Leader-Post and other Postmedia publications. He was also interviewed by CJOB AM (Winnipeg radio) and Calgary radio.

Dick Zoutman (School of Medicine) – Canadian hospitals’ cleanliness ‘less than optimal,’ says report, in the Ottawa Citizen, Edmonton Journal, The Province and other Postmedia publications.

Paul Grogan (Biology) – New study looks at growth of tundra shrubs, on CBC North.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – What makes a good doctor? Op-ed published in The Owen Sound Sun Times.

Martin ten Hove (Opthamology) – Eye treatment centre first of its kind, in The Kingston Whig Standard.

Other News

Queen’s University Undergraduate Internship Program (QUIP) – Are you experienced? How a lack of on-the-job training is hurting young workers, in Maclean’s.

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