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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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