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Queen's in the News: January 31, 2012

Nick Bala (Law) – Shafia family murder conviction puts “honour killing” in the spotlight, in the Times of India, Reuters India, TVNZ (New Zealand), Bangladesh News, ABS-CBN (Philippines), Emirates 24/7 (United Arab Emirates), Toronto Sun, Global TV National, CKWS TV, 1310 News (Ottawa radio) and many newspapers and websites around the world.

John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning) – Trump International Hotel and Tower opens in Toronto, in Business Week and the National Post.

Kevin Rounding (Psychology) – Study finds religion boosts patience, in The Atlantic.

Andrew Graham (School of Policy Studies) – The upcoming federal budget, on CTV News Channel, Sun News Network and CKNW (Vancouver radio).

John Pliniussen (School of Business) – Blackberry launches new advertising campaign in the U.S., in the Winnipeg Free Press, Hamilton Spectator, Cape Breton Post, Brandon Sun and on many websites, including CanadianBusiness.com.

Wendy Craig (Psychology) – Boys’ and girls’ bullying styles are different, in Metro Vancouver, Metro Ottawa and Metro Halifax (commuter newspapers).

Atif Kukaswadia (School of Medicine PhD student) – Overweight teens may become bullies themselves, in the Winnipeg Free Press, Cape Breton Post, Brandon Sun, Kingston Whig-Standard.and many websites across Canada.

Samantha King (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) – Corporate breast cancer fundraising campaigns, in the Regina Leader-Post.

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – High school students in trouble for emailing nude pictures, on CBC Radio’s Ontario Morning.

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) – Twitter to restrict tweets in certain countries, on the Rutherford Show (Calgary and Edmonton radio).

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Civil unrest in Syria, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

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