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April 28, 2021

Queen's In The News Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Berman, Bruce
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
ctvnews.ca: Barrie BIA Chair resigns after use of racial slur, derogatory comments about homelessness
Professor Berman talks about the use of a racial slur that lead to the resignation of the chair of the Barrie DBIA.
Nathan Brinklow
  • Arts and Science
  • Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Wired Magazine: Māori are trying to save their language from Big Tech
Prof. Brinklow talks about the importance of preserving indigenous languages, which are being lost due to automatic speech recognition and speech-to-text in indigenous languages.
Kasmine Forbes
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
National Post: https://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/caribbean-food-security-during-covid-19-can-only-be-ensured-through-debt-relief
PhD candidate Forbes writes an op-ed on food supply issues in the Caribbean.
Davies, Peter
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
CKWS/Global Kingston: Midges swarming shoreline in Kingston, other neighbouring communities
Dr. Davies talks about the midge swarms along the Kingston waterfront.
David Hauser
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
Global TV : Why is opposition to lockdowns, masks and science growing? The psychology of defiance explained
Dr. Hauser talks about why some people defy the rules when it comes to COVID-19, while others follow them.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Dr. Leuprecht talks about the Iran crisis.
Christopher Spencer
  • Arts and Science
  • Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
National Geographic: Earth’s mountains may have mysteriously stopped growing for a billion years
Dr. Spencer talks about new research into the earth's surface one billion years ago, that is serving as a “springboard” to better understand how our modern world came to be.
Robert Yalden
  • Law
National Post: Canada should embrace Quebec's simple incorporation system for small businesses
Prof Yalden writes an op-ed about a small business model in Quebec that he believes should be adopted across Canada.

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