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    February 11, 2022

    Queen's In The News Friday, February 11, 2022

    Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
    Amarnath Amarasingam
    • Arts and Science
    • Political Studies
    • School of Religion
    Global News: Convoy ‘intel reports’ accuse police, politicians of creating ‘space’ for violence
    Dr. Amarasingam talks about the narrative the Ottawa convoy has created within the group, believing they are the victims.
    Bala, Nicholas
    • Law
    Law Times: Court awards over $500,000 retro child support payment against father who refused DNA testing
    Prof. Bala says the decision establishes a way to support children conceived due to a one-night stand with a man who lives in another country.
    Christian Leuprecht
    • Arts and Science
    • Political Studies
    • Smith School of Business
    • School of Policy Studies
    National Post: Trucker protests: What started in Ottawa could roll round the world
    CFRB 1010: Does Christian Leuprecht still think Russia is bluffing?
    ctvnews.ca: Protesters hold ceremony
    CHML 900 (Hamilton radio): Hamilton Today with Scott Thompson
    Dr. Leuprecht talks about the trucker protest and about the Russia-Ukraine situation.
    Heidi Ploeg
    • Engineering and Applied Science
    • Mechanical and Materials Engineering
    Kingston Whig-Standard: Women in science, engineering 'essential'
    Dr. Ploeg talks about how representation is important in getting more girls and women into science and engineering.
    Thomas Hughes
    • Arts and Science
    • Political Studies
    • Centres and Services
    • Office of the VP (Research)
    • Centre for International and Defence Policy
    The Conversation: The Ukraine-Russia standoff is a troubling watershed moment for NATO
    Dr. Hughes writes about how by threatening Ukraine, Russia has put pressure on NATO.
    Rosenberg, Mark
    • Arts and Science
    • Geography and Planning
    • School of Medicine
    • Public Health Sciences
    Global News: Kingston’s population grew 7% since last census
    Dr. Rosenberg speculates that Kingston will continue to attract more people due to immigration in the future.
    Wong, Kenneth
    • Smith School of Business
    Toronto Star: ‘Free means free’: Walmart reverses decision to apply minimum $35 purchase for free rapid COVID-19 tests
    Dr. Wong talks about how it isn’t a good look for Walmart trying to profit from a free giveaway during the middle of a global pandemic.

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