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June 17, 2021

Queen's In The News Thursday, June 17, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Alexander Braun
  • Arts and Science
  • Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
CBC Radio (Kingston): Ontario Morning - Wednesday June 16, 2021 - Part 3
Dr. Braun explains how Ground Penetrating Radar works - the technology that was used to detect the remains of the children who died at the residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: CBC Frontburner podcast: Mystery at Canada's highest security virus lab
CHML 900 (Hamilton radio): Major-General Dany Fortin files a court challenge over his firing
Dr. Leuprecht offers analysis into the story of two scientists — a husband and wife — who were marched out of Winnipeg's National Microbiology Laboratory, the highest security lab in Canada. They were later fired, and are being investigated by the RCMP. Dr, Leuprecht also speaks to the issue of sexual abuse in the Canadian Armed Forces, and Lieutenant-General Michael Rouleau's decision to step down following a golf outing with General Jonathan Vance.
Yi Ning Strube
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Ophthalmology
Medscape: Allergic Conjunctivitis Severely Affects Children's Quality of Life
Dr. Strube tells parents to have their child take a shower and wash their hair when they get home before they rub their pollen-filled hair on their pillowcase and make their allergy symptoms worse.
Koeppl, Thorsten
  • Arts and Science
  • Economics
Toronto Star: Annual inflation rate climbs to 3.6 per cent in May, highest in a decade
Dr. Thorsten says the longer inflation stays high, the more people will come to expect it, and create a feedback loop of higher wage demands followed by offsetting price increases.

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