Queen's in the News: May 4, 2012
Roel Vertegaal (School of Computing) – Life-size 3D hologram technology may be the future of teleconferencing, in News Track India, Globe and Mail, National Post, Toronto Sun, Toronto Star, Montreal Gazette and more than 40 other newspapers and websites across Canada. The YouTube video demonstrating the technology has received more than 21,000 hits in the past 24 hours.
Ken Wong (School of Business) – Offering Air Miles to participants brings unexpected success for health surveys, in the Globe and Mail.
Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Overlooked stories in the Middle East, on CTV News Channel.
Ali Dizboni (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – New Osama bin Laden documents are released, on CTV News Channel.
Hilary Young (Law) – The Supreme Court needs to clarify doctor-patient end-of-life decisions, on CBC Radio's The Current.
Bill Leggett (Biology) and Jon Fisher (Biology) – Federal scientists disagree on why Atlantic cod struggled to recover, in the Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and several other Postmedia newspapers.
Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – The risk of using dead celebrities in advertising campaigns, in the Toronto Star and Metro newspapers.
John Pliniussen (School of Business) – Research in Motion stock drops to lowest point in nine years, in the Toronto Star.
Ned Franks (Political Studies) – The Harper government has proved ingenious in confounding normal parliamentary practices and preventing legislation from facing normal scrutiny, in the Toronto Star.
Melanee Thomas (Political Studies) – Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's latest outburst against a Toronto Star reporter may harm the city's image, in the Huffington Post Canada, Halifax Chronicle-Herald, Waterloo Record, Cape Breton Post, Medicine Hat News and more than 30 other newspapers and websites.
Garnett Picot (School of Policy Studies) – Short-term needs shouldn’t obscure long-term immigration policy goals, in the Ottawa Citizen.
Rod Lindsay (Psychology) – Releasing sketch of crime suspects to the public is an effective way to catch criminals, in the Ottawa Sun and 24 Hours Ottawa (commuter newspaper).
Ken Evans (Pathology and Molecular Medicine) – Computing lab at Queen's creating brain research database, in the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Neil Bearse (School of Business) – People need to embrace social media, in the Ottawa East EMC and Ottawa West EMC.
John Smol (Biology) – Proposed changes to the federal Fisheries Act, on CKCU (Ottawa radio).