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July 18, 2022

Queen's In The News Monday, July 18, 2022

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Graeme Howe
  • Arts and Science
  • Chemistry
Deutsche Welle (DW): Plastic packaging might be biodegradable after all, say German scientists
Dr. Howe weighs in on the German discovery that PHL7 enzymes 'eat' PET plastic faster than LCC enzymes.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: Canada is allowing Russia’s energy blackmail to win the day in Europe
Dr. Leuprecht co-writes an op-ed about how Canada is the sole NATO ally with the potential to backfill European energy demand and dependency on Russia.
Morrison, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
CBC Online: Persuasion modernizes Jane Austen for a new generation — but does it lack sense and sensibility?
Dr. Morrison talks about the adaptation of Persuasion and how he doesn’t think there is a need to simplify the writing in order for younger generations to appreciate it.
Power, Elaine
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Wealth Professional: Canada's income gap decreased thanks to pandemic assistance programs
Dr. Power talks about how recent Canadian data has showed that basic income works.
Zechel, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Chemistry
Deutsche Welle (DW): Plastic packaging might be biodegradable after all, say German scientists
Dr. Zechel talks about the importance of conducting research into creating the optimal enzyme to degrade PET plastic.

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