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Queen's in the News Archive

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December 16, 2013

John Schram (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – What was life like in South Africa in apartheid’s final years, on CTV News Channel.

David Detomasi (School of Business) - A takeover by Bain Capital gives Canada Goose the resources to conquer the world, in the National Post, Hamilton Spectator, Cape Breton Post, Guelph Mercury

Robert Pike (Sociology) - We will lose one of our oldest nation-building traditions when Canada Post ends home delivery, in the Vancouver Sun.

David Murakami Wood (Sociology) – The Japanese are pushing back hard against the state secrets law, in the Christian Science Monitor.

Peter Hennessy (Education) – What is the future hold for Kingston’s Outer Station, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

William Leggett (Biology) – My admiration for those who serve and contribute to the well-being and security of Canadians has increased, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) - The Emperor Napoleon once derisively dismissed Great Britain as a nation of shopkeepers, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.            

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – It’s time to rethink our charitable giving, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

David Gordon (School of Urban and Regional Planning) – Examining urban planning in Kingston, on CBC Radio.

Brian Osborne (Geography) – What’s your reaction to Canada Post’s plan to cut back, on CBC Radio One (Prince George, Halifax).

December 13, 2013

John Andrew (School of Business, School of Urban and Regional Planning) – Study finds Canada’s housing market most overvalued, on CTV News Channel.

John Smol (Biology) – Climate change and environmental stressors in the Arctic, on CBC North.

Adam Molnar (Queen’s University’s Surveillance Studies Centre) – Every breath you take, every move you make: Everyday surveillance in Vancouver, on Metronews.ca.

December 12, 2013

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – Santa trackers from Google and Microsoft compete to guide your sleigh, in the Globe and Mail.

Helen Driver (Medicine) – Sleep problems common among middle-aged women, in Reuters.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Canada Post is phasing out home delivery but will most Canadians notice, in the National Post, Vernon Daily Courier, Prince George Citizen, Kelowna Daily Courier, Fredericton Daily Gleaner and a number of other national daily newspapers.

Tandy Thomas (School of Business) – West Jet unveils a new holiday commercial that’s sure to tug at the heartstrings, in the National Post and on CKWS Television.

Marc Epprecht (Global Development Studies, History) – After Nelson Mandela’s death, what is the current state of politics in Africa, on NewsTalk 770 (Calgary radio).

December 11. 2013

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Kellogg plant a casualty of changing tastes, in the Globe and Mail; Lululemon founder steps down, on CBC’s The National.

Don Drummond (School of Policy Studies) – Economist calls for more native student funding, in the Globe and Mail.

Heather Stuart (Centre for Health Services and Policy Research) – Perfectionism can lead to a blue Christmas, in the Globe and Mail.

Kevin Banks (Law) – Ottawa’s omnibus bill to face legal fight from public-sector unions, in the Globe and Mail.

Tandy Thomas (School of Business) – WestJet’s ‘Christmas Miracle’ a gift for airline’s marketing, in the Toronto Star, Globalnews.ca, CKWS-TV First at 5:30.

John-Kurt Pliniussen (School of Business) – WestJet Christmas Miracle stunt ad won’t make people buy their flights, on Globalnews.ca.

John Smol (Biology) – Environmental stressors in the Arctic, on CBC Radio One in Sudbury.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Canada’s arms sales, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

Laurence Ashworth (School of Business) - Consumer behaviour around the holidays, on CKNW (Vancouver radio)

December 10, 2013

James Miller (School of Religion) – Canadian official takes Beijing to task on religious freedom, in the Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Sun and other Postmedia publications.

Emma Dargie (Psychology) – Study: Long-distance relationships might work better, research quoted in Salon.

William Bendena (Molecular Biology) – Why fruit flies know their beer, on Nature.com.

Other

In the Globe and Mail’s Economy Lab Roundup James MacKinnon and the Department of Economics were recognized amongst the leading economists and economics departments in Canada.

A CKWS story about the unveiling of the draft Campus Master Plan quotes deputy provost Laeeque Daneshmend.

Branden Deschambault (Undergraduate medical student) – Medical students bid to host conference in Kingston, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

December 9, 2013

Marc Epprecht (Global Development Studies, History) – Nelson Mandela remembered as a visionary for the ages, in the Toronto Star. Remembering Nelson Mandela, on CTV News Channel. World mourns for Mandela, on CKWS-TV.

Keith Banting (Political Studies) – How we lost count of some of our most marginalized citizens, in the Toronto Star.

John Smol (Biology) – Key moments in the pollution discussion, in the Edmonton Journal. Boreal forests threaten to produce climate-warning gases, in the Ottawa Citizen. He was also interviewed on CFBU-FM (St. Catharine’s radio) about his Brock Distinguished Alumni Award.

Joshua Kurek (Biology) – Key moments in the pollution discussion, in the Edmonton Journal.

Alice Aiken (School of Rehabilitation Therapy) – No stats kept on Canadian vets who are behind bars, in The Province.

December 6, 2013

Robert Dennis (History, School of Religion) – The Vatican makes plans to set up a commission on the child abuse crisis, on CTV News Channel.

Sharryn Aiken (Law) - Experts say delays with deportation can be due to many things, including legal proceedings, in the Ottawa Sun.

Alice Aiken (School of Rehabilitation Therapy) – There are no stats kept on Canadian vets who are behind bars, in the Vancouver Province, Montreal Gazette and the Edmonton Journal.

December 5, 2013

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – Can social media make us more productive, in the National Post.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Border agency’s Hezbollah report raises concerns about money smuggling, in the Ottawa Citizen and France 24.

John Smol (Biology) - Researcher returns to alma mater to speak about the environment and be awarded the 2013 Distinguished Mathematics and Science Alumni Award, in the Niagara Falls Review.

December 4, 2013

John Smol (Biology) – Researcher returns to alma mater to speak about the environment and be awarded the 2013 Distinguished Mathematics and Science Alumni Award, in the St. Catharines Standard and the Thorold News.

Ray Peters (Education) - Two studies of the first two years of full-day kindergarten kinder- show it's helping pupils, in the London Free Press.

 

Kate Rowbotham (School of Business) – How creating happy employees and positive work environments cultivate strong brand advocates, on CJBK London radio.

December 3, 2013

Anne Ellis (School of Medicine) – New research suggests babies can be exposed to allergens as early as six months old, on CBC’s All In A Day, CBC’s Ontario Morning, CTV News Channel, Winnipeg Free Press, St. John’s Telegram, Cape Breton Post, Nanaimo Daily News, a number of other Canadian Press newspapers and CKWS Television.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – An Ontario man is apprehended for allegedly spying on Canadian shipbuilding practices for China, in the National Post and on the Sun News Network (twice).

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Are Black Friday retail deals a myth, in the Ottawa Citizen.

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