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December 8, 2020

Queen's In The News Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Colgan, Lynda
  • Education
The Conversation: Why a computer isn’t the first thing you need when teaching kids to code
In her op-ed Dr. Colgan says success in teaching children coding is not about choosing the most cutting-edge technologies or programs. It is about all the learning that is critical as a foundation.
Davidson, Judith
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
  • Health Sciences
CBC Radio: How to beat pandemic insomnia and get back to better sleep
Dr. Davidson warns that insomnia's long-term consequences could be significant (22:30).
Matthew Duda
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
The Conversation: Bird poop and lake mud ‘time machine’ reveal dramatic seabird declines
In his op-ed Duda says by current estimates, the global storm petrel population has declined by over 30 per cent since the 1980s.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
Global News: Meng Wanzhou looking at a deal
Dr. Leuprecht discusses what a deal for Meng Wanzhou may mean for the two Canadians stuck in China.
Smol, John
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
  • School of Environmental Studies
Toronto Star: New research produces the first long-term seabird trend data
National Post: 5,800 years of droppings: Unique approach yields first long-term seabird trend data
The Conversation: Storm petrels are one of the world’s most abundant seabirds, but their numbers have plummeted in some places
Dr. Smol discusses his new research into storm petrels and what it could mean for the global seabird population. The Canadian Press story appeared in numerous outlets across Canada.

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