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June 28, 2019

Queen's In The News Friday, June 28, 2019

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Airton, Lee
  • Education
Washington Post: What it means to be ‘gender friendly’ — and some advice on how to achieve it
Lee Airton's book "Gender: Your Guide" is reviewed in the Washington Post.
Amarnath Amarasingam
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Religion
Globe and Mail: Ottawa pressed to bring home Canadian children of foreign fighters in Syria
Amarnath Amarasingam says it is Canada’s moral imperative to repatriate its citizens but added that the governing Liberals are likely not keen to embrace the challenge during election season.
Susan Bazely
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Kingston Whig-Standard: Uncovering our past
Susan Bazely spoke to the Whig-Standard about an archaeological project working to record grave markers at St. Paul's Anglican Church's Lower Burial Ground, in Kingston.
Boadway, Robin
  • Arts and Science
  • Economics
Globe and Mail: Canada doesn’t need an annual wealth tax
Robin Boadway says in an op-ed that a well-functioning capital-income tax renders an annual wealth tax unnecessary. The benefits do not compensate for the significant administrative costs that would be involved.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Global News: Australia is having a terrible flu season. Here’s why that matters for Canada
Gerald Evans says that influenza cases in Australia are "off the charts".
Simpson, Christopher
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of Cardiology
CBC Online: U.S.-based mobile clinic quietly offering diagnostic tests for fee in rural Manitoba
Chris Simpson says that these clinics are coming to Manitoba because of the failings in the public system.
Vanner, Stephen
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
Kingston Whig-Standard: 'This is on a scale that’s never been attempted before'
Stephen Vanner spoke to the Whig-Standard about a search for participants for a new national study investigating the relationship between inflammation, diet, mental health, and the human microbiome.
Jennifer Wigglesworth
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Globe and Mail: Naming and shaming: How climbers are wrestling with the sport’s tradition of naming routes
Jennifer Wigglesworth says that many of her interview subjects were frustrated that there was no easy fix to change [the route names], especially since the names often only appear online or in guide books passed around by veteran climbers.

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