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February 16, 2021

Queen's In The News Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Airton, Lee
  • Education
Global TV : A guide to gender neutral pronouns
Dr. Airton discusses how to use gender neutral pronouns and why they matter.
Alana Butler
  • Education
Policy Options: Schools should adopt an African-centred approach to Black history in their curricula, one that is rooted in the community and social justice.
Dr. Butler writes an op-ed on why schools should adopt an African-centred approach to Black history.
Rachel Curtis
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology Times : Smartphone tech helps visualize optic disc
Dr. Curtis says this new smartphone technology helps to teach medical students how to examine the optic nerve.
Troy Day
  • Arts and Science
  • Mathematics and Statistics
Toronto Star: “This isn’t a wave, it’s a forest fire”: experts predict rise of COVID variant cases
Dr. Day says he’s concerned about a third wave in Canada because places like Britain have shown similar trajectories with the COVID variants.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
CBC Online: Canada is 'playing chicken' with COVID-19 by reopening while variants are spreading widely
Dr. Evans believes this is not the time to really begin pulling back on pandemic restrictions.
Robert Yalden
  • Law
Investment Executive: With Vingoe’s term ending, what’s next for the OSC?
Prof. Yalden says not naming a permanent chair and CEO of the Ontario Securities Commission is ok for the short term, but not the long term.

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