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Queen's in the News: January 10, 2013

Roel Vertegaal (School of Computing) – Paper tablet (known as ‘PaperTab’) may revolutionize future tablets, in the New Indian Express, FoxNews.com, and a number of other international trade publications.

John Smol (Biology) – Contamination near the oil sands development in Alberta is not naturally occurring, on National Public Radio, Omni News Television, Fox Business News, New Scientist magazine, and many other environmental magazines and websites.   

Geoff Smith (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) – Lance Armstrong may confess on Oprah, in the Globe and Mail.

Thor Koeppl (Economics) – Mark Carney faces challenges as Bank of England head, in the National Post.

John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Business) – The Canadian housing bubble has burst and few will emerge unscathed, in Macleans.

Robert Lovelace (Global Development Studies) – Metis, non-status Indian ruling could cost millions, on cbc.ca and News Talk 1010 Toronto; Skepticism surrounds Stephen Harper meeting with the First Nations, on GlobalNews.ca.

Kathy Brock (School of Policy Studies) – Agenda unclear on eve of key meeting between Prime Minister and natives, in the Vancouver Sun, Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and several other Postmedia newspapers.

Atif Kukaswadia (School of Medicine PhD student) – Football and movies filled the void for many NHL fans, in the Winnipeg Free Press, Estevan Mercury, Prince Albert Daily Herald, Victoria Times Colonist, Truro Daily News and a number of other national daily newspapers.

Laura Murray (English) – Toronto’s top educator says sorry after admitting to plagiarism, in the Dawson Creek Daily News, Victoria Times Colonist, Prince George Citizen and the Coast Reporter.

Peter Hennessy (Education) – Teachers’ rights have not been violated, op-ed in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

Duncan McDowall (History) – Kingston is prepared to celebrate the birthday of Sir John A. Macdonald, in the CKWS Television.

Elaine Petrof (Infectious Diseases) – Synthetic poop could cure C. difficile infection, on CBC Radio Ottawa’s All in a Day.

Christopher Knapper (Education) – Reflections from a pioneer on teaching and learning in Canada, in University Affairs.

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