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    June 7, 2021

    Queen's In The News Monday, June 7, 2021

    Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
    Chris Boccia
    • Arts and Science
    • Biology
    CKWS/Global Kingston: A first of its kind discovery on how lizards are able to breathe under water
    Dr. Boccia talks about the discovery of a bubble breathing lizard.
    Troy Day
    • Arts and Science
    • Mathematics and Statistics
    CBC Online: Race between vaccines and variants is back on as B.1.617 takes hold in Canada Social Sharing
    Dr. Day says the B.1.617 variant will likely overtake B.1.1.7 to become the new dominant strain in Ontario by next month.
    Chivers, Meredith
    • Arts and Science
    • Psychology
    Globe and Mail: Amplify: Women are taking their sexual health into their own hands
    Dr. Chivers is mentioned a leading research into female desire as part of a greater piece on a growing number of sex educators, health specialists and thinkers who have seized the conversation about female sexuality, sharing factual, useful, non-judgmental information.
    Evans, Gerald
    • School of Medicine
    • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
    • Medicine
    • Division of Infectious Diseases
    globalnews.ca: Most labs in Canada not fully able to detect Delta COVID-19 variant, experts warn
    Dr. Evans says the Delta variant’s lack of the N501Y mutation and inclusion of E484Q and L452R mutations made it harder for labs to screen. He goes on to say that Canada’s dwindling new case numbers probably meant that the true spread of the virus would be actually quite small.
    Christian Leuprecht
    • Arts and Science
    • Political Studies
    • Smith School of Business
    • School of Policy Studies
    Roy Green Syndicated Radio Show: Dr Christian Leuprecht. Canada's Cybersecurity infrastructure.
    Dr. Leuprecht talks about how vulnerable Canada is to cyberattacks and ransomware.
    Kyla Tienhaara
    • Arts and Science
    • School of Environmental Studies
    National Observer: Ontario's newest university pension plan to get it right
    In her co-written op-ed, Dr. Tienhaara talks about the University Pension Plan having an opportunity to get divestment right.

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