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    January 3, 2017

    Queen's In The News Tuesday, January 3, 2017

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    Hesp, Simon
    • Chemistry
    Globe and Mail: The nine Canadian driving laws and myths that surprised us the most in 2016
    Dr. Hesp's explanation for why road repairs are no longer lasting as long as they used to was included in a year-end round-up of the top nine 2016 motoring stories from The Globe and Mail.
    Holmes, John
    • Arts and Science
    The Windsor Star: Trade deal debate puts spotlight on low Mexican wages, says Unifor
    Dr. Holmes says that issues such as hydro rates and payroll taxes are larger challenges to Canada's competitiveness than NAFTA.
    Hopkins, Robert
    • Psychiatry
    Kingston Whig-Standard: Memories lost
    Dr. Hopkins discusses the increasing number of patients diagnosed with dementia, as well as the financial impact to provincial healthcare systems.
    Christian Leuprecht
    • Political Studies
    Ottawa Citizen: Federal government doesn't understand Canadian special forces, report says
    Dr. Leuprecht's report on the mission capabilities and utility of the Canadian special forces was profiled in the Ottawa Citizen.
    Schuklenk, Udo
    • Philosophy
    National Post: What if you could take a pill for a better, more moral, you? Neuroethicists ponder the panacea
    Dr. Schuklenk discusses whether we can - and should - develop medications that can modify a patient's moral faculties.
    Seitz, Dallas
    • Psychiatry
    Kingston Whig-Standard: Wait for secure bed is long
    Dr. Seitz discusses the challenges in providing appropriate care for individuals living with dementia.
    Thomas, Tandy
    • Smith School of Business
    Business News Network (BNN): Shoppers are more impulsive and less loyal to brands during holidays: Marketing professor
    Dr. Thomas discussed how consumer behaviour changes around the holidays.
    Wong, Kenneth
    • Smith School of Business
    Toronto Star: International flavours are back at LCBO — and flying off the shelves
    Professor Wong says that the LCBO's increase in international products follows the increase in ethnic offerings in the food and restaurant industries.

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