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June 21, 2021

Queen's In The News Monday, June 21, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Nora Fayed
  • Arts and Science
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Rehabilitation Therapy
Kingston Whig-Standard: Provincewide protest calls for in-person learning at schools in fall
Dr. Fayed says the Coaltion for Kids want to demand that children and schools are prioritized in Ontario’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes a plan to reopen Ontario’s schools in September and keep them open.
Kerr, Lisa
  • Law
Yahoo! Canada: Clock ticking on bill to curb mandatory minimums as Parliament winds down
Prof. Kerr talks about the intentions of Bill C-22, and that the bill is meant to restore some discretion to judges when cases have mitigating circumstances, including cases involving someone who is young, who's a first time offender, and who has subsequent to the offence turned our life around.
Emy Kim
  • Arts and Science
  • Art
CBC Online: Why an Italian museum unleashed bacteria on Michelangelo's marble masterpieces
Dr. Kim says the unconventional approach of using bacteria for cleaning artwork is an example of conservators using the best tool possible when it comes to restoration.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
globalnews.ca: ‘A commendable operation’: Experts react to Manitoba manhunt for homicide suspect
580 CFRA: Is Canada's Defence Minister in danger of losing his job?
Dr. Leuprecht talks about the motion to censure Harjit Sajjan, the impact it could have, and what happens next. He also talks about how the RCMP and OPP handled the manhunt for a Manitoba man, who was later found near Belleville, Ontario.
Maynard, Steven
  • Arts and Science
  • History
National Post: Pride and prejudice: With only 9 LGBTQ criminal record expungements, what's to celebrate?
In his op-ed, Dr. Maynard writes about the rights of LGTBQ over the years.
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
National Post: Bruce Pardy: Rosalie Abella was shameless in making up the law and mainstreaming judicial activism
In his op-ed, Prof. Pardy talks about Madam Justice Rosalie Abella, Canada’s foremost activist judge.
Erica Pimentel
  • Smith School of Business
National Post: 4 ways companies can avoid post-pandemic employee turnover
The Conversation: 4 ways companies can avoid post-pandemic employee turnover
In her op-ed, Dr. Pimentel says the COVID-19 pandemic has had big implications for the relationship between employees and employers.
Pukall, Caroline
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
Vice Canada: https://www.vice.com/en/article/n7b3dg/persistent-genital-arousal-disorder-pgad-is-causing-women-to-orgasm-uncontrollably
Dr. Pukall talks about a hard to diagnose condition some women face, and treatment options.
Christopher Mueller
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Oncology
CKWS/Global Kingston: Research at Queen’s University has found a way to detect cancer through a blood test
Dr. Mueller talks about his research into finding cancer through a blood test.

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