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August 2, 2022

Queen's In The News Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Toronto Star: Here’s why most people don’t need a vaccination against monkeypox just yet, according to experts
Dr. Evans talks about monkeypox and the targeted vaccination campaigns currently underway in Canada.
Hesp, Simon
  • Arts and Science
  • Chemistry
Business News Network (BNN): Alberta bitumen could improve all roads on earth for 200 years: Simon Hesp
Dr. Hesp says premium-quality binder made from Alberta bitumen can be recycled again and again so the prospect of centuries of quality roads made with Alberta binder is not unrealistic.
Neil Hoult
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Civil Engineering
Yahoo! Canada: Lafarge Canada co-funding Queen's low-carbon concrete research
YGK news: Lafarge Canada co-funding Queen’s low-carbon concrete research
Dr. Hoult talks about his team’s research into a low-carbon concrete design.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Newstalk 1010 (Toronto): The Showgram with David Cooper
Dr. Leuprecht talks about the United States' killing of al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri.
MacKenzie, Leslie
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
Yahoo! Canada: Organ donations remain a hard sell among some groups
Dr. Leslie Mackenzie talks about how medical education in Canada is being impacted by the lack of cadavers.
Power, Elaine
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Kingston Whig-Standard: Kingston Community Legal Clinic among groups calling for Ontario support programs boost
Kingston This Week: Kingston Community Legal Clinic among groups calling for Ontario support programs boost
Dr. Power weighs in about the need to raise social assistance rates in Ontario to meet the cost of living.
Smol, John
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
  • School of Environmental Studies
CTV National Network News: Heat Wave Impacts & Ecological Concerns
ctvnews.ca: ‘Sleepwalking to disaster’: Biology prof on how climate change is wreaking havoc on our lakes
phys.org: Lakes are in hot water as climate change creates a cauldron of issues
Dr. Smol says that ‘longer summers’ increase the risk of algal blooms, and especially cyanobacterial blooms, which can have far-reaching ecological consequences and even make drinking water toxic.
Yi Ning Strube
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology Times : Pearls for minimally invasive strabismus surgery
Dr. Strube explains how minimally invasive strabismus surgery is less risky to the patient, and less painful with faster recovery compared to traditional strabismus procedures.
Xinyu Sun
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
Kingston Whig-Standard: Heat waves causing ripples in lake ecosystem, expert says
Kingston This Week: Heat waves causing ripples in lake ecosystem, expert says
Sun, a PhD candidate, talks about how heat waves can cause huge decline in zooplankton, which can lead to algae blooms in lakes.

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