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February 17, 2021

Queen's In The News Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Nikhi Arora
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
CKWS/Global Kingston: Queen’s Observatory is hosting a livestream landing party with experts weighing in on the Perserverance Rover
Dr. Arora talks about the upcoming livestream panel discussion on the Mars Perseverance Rover landing.
Beauchemin, Diane
  • Arts and Science
  • Chemistry
CBC Radio (Ottawa): All in a Day- Element of Surprise
Dr. Beauchemin talks about the element Antimony.
Drummond, Don
  • School of Policy Studies
Canadian Press : Statistics Canada report says agency not at fault in leak of April 2020 job-loss data
Prof. Drummond speaks to a final investigation report on how last April’s jobs numbers leaked out early, saying any hunt for the source would likely be futile.
McDonald, David
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Global Development Studies
The Conversation: COVID-19 illustrates why Canada needs more — and better — public banks
In his co-written op-ed. Prof. McDonald explains what a public bank is, and the role they have played throughout the pandemic.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Globe and Mail: Global COVID-19 cases have dropped by half, and experts are puzzled as to why
Dr. Evans says the problem that we face is that when you get a drop in COVID-19 cases, you start to see relaxation of measures, and that puts us at risk for a third wave.
Jamieson, Heather
  • Arts and Science
  • Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
CBC Radio (Ottawa): All in a Day-element of surprise
Dr. Jamieson talks about the element Antimony.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
ctvnews.ca: New law turns 'law-abiding firearm owners into criminals': Saskatoon Wildlife Federation
Dr. Leuprecht says the new federal government gun control legislation are to appease urban voters.
John Muscedere
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
Ottawa Citizen: Muscedere and Puxty: Seniors are not the problem – they're part of the solution
In his co-written op-ed. Dr. Muscedere says Canada’s older adults should not be seen only as victims of COVID-19, but also as a resource to help society recover from it.
Puxty, John
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of Geriatric Medicine
Ottawa Citizen: Muscedere and Puxty: Seniors are not the problem – they're part of the solution
In his co-written op-ed. Dr. Puxty says Canada’s older adults should not be seen only as victims of COVID-19, but also as a resource to help society recover from it.
Christopher Spencer
  • Arts and Science
  • Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
National Geographic: Earth’s mountains may have mysteriously stopped growing for a billion years
Dr. Spencer says new research that looks into the earth's surface one billion years ago could provide a “springboard” to better understand how our modern world came to be.
Robert Yalden
  • Law
Journal de Quebec: The sale of Transat very uncertain
Prof. Yalden says Air Canada considers it wise to keep as much leeway as possible in the transaction of Air Transit.

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