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April 27, 2020

Queen's In The News Monday, April 27, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Banks, Kevin
  • Law
globalnews.ca: Discussing rights in the workplace
Professor Banks discusses whether employees have the right to refuse work because of COVID-19, and what rights an employee has if they are laid off.
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
globalnews.ca: Belleville MP gets blowback for ‘racist’ comments against Canada’s top doctor
Dr. Brock says this isn’t the first time an unknown politician has brought forward strong opinions to gather attention.
Goodyear-Grant, Elizabeth
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
The Conversation: The coronavirus could either help or hinder women’s candidacies
In her op-ed Dr. Goodyear Grant asks longer term, what effect will the COVID-19 crisis have on women’s political power?
Harkness, Kathryn
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
globalnews.ca: Itches, acne and insomnia: How stressing over coronavirus affects your body
Dr. Harkness says the body is preparing us to deal with this stressful situation, but the way that the body was designed to do that was for very short-lived stressful events.
McDonald, Arthur
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
CBC Radio: Canadian Nobel laureate among scientists collaborating to create a new ventilator
Dr. McDonald says what's been most amazing about it is the tremendous number of people on our collaboration who are highly motivated to use their skills to do something to help in this current COVID crisis.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
The Narwhal: How coronavirus could make a bad wildfire season even worse
Professor Struzik says if the coronavirus pandemic persists this summer, Canadian agencies will be hard-pressed to deal with fire situations like ones in the past.
Walker, David
  • School of Policy Studies
  • School of Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
Yahoo! Canada: Second wave of COVID-19 could hit Canada harder than first
Dr. Walker says we may have climbed up to the first mountain, but it’s the first mountain in a range, it’s like going through the Rockies, up and down.

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