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April 6, 2021

Queen's In The News Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Tess Clifford
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
Hamilton Spectator: Mental illness is another pandemic in the making
Dr. Clifford says the surge in mental illness among children is partly due to community supports disappearing.
Davies, Peter
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
CBC Online: These fish stole an antifreeze gene from another fish and became natural GMOs
Dr. Davies talks about his new research that finds "conclusive" evidence for the controversial idea that the antifreeze gene that helps rainbow smelt survive icy coastal waters originally came from herring and was somehow stolen by smelt about 20 million years ago.
Laurie Graham
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
CBC Online: These fish stole an antifreeze gene from another fish and became natural GMOs
Research associate Laurie Graham says she and Dr. Davies first discovered more than a decade ago that the herring and smelt must have shared their antifreeze protein via horizontal gene transfer.
Anna Harrison
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
Wired Magazine: We’ve got carbon capture all wrong
Dr. Harrison talks about carbon capture technology in relation to diamond, asbestos, platinum and nickel mines.
Karen Lawford
  • Arts and Science
  • Gender Studies
The Conversation: Indigenous women, transgender and Two-Spirit people need support when leaving prison
In her co-written op-ed, Dr. Lawford says more attention needs to be paid to the relationship between COVID-19 and the criminal justice system, specifically how it’s impacting Indigenous women, transgender and Two-Spirit people.

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