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March 4, 2021

Queen's In The News Thursday, March 4, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Davies, Peter
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
ctvnews.ca: Saskatoon lab helps identify 'antifreeze' protein in fish, insects
Dr. Davies talks about his study on snow fleas and has identified “antifreeze” proteins, which bond to ice crystals to keep them from growing and stopping circulation.
Elizabeth McCallion
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
The Conversation: The Canadian Senate briefly reached gender parity — here’s why it matters
In her op-ed, McCallion says gender parity is important in the Canadian Senate because diversity is increasingly seen as beneficial for the policy-making process.
LLana James
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
Globe and Mail: How can we keep algorithmic racism out of Canadian health care’s AI toolkit?
Dr. James says in Canada, racial bias is still used in measuring kidney and lung function, but there is a lot of variation among medical practitioners.
Smol, John
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
  • School of Environmental Studies
Globe and Mail: Canada is failing its freshwater fish populations
In his co-written op-ed, Dr. Smol says we need to act now if we want to save many freshwater fish species.
Courtney Szto
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
The Tyee: If Hockey Is Universal, Why Does It Leave So Many Out in the Cold?
Dr. Szto says examining racial discrimination in hockey uncovers other issues that lay at the heart of Canadian mythology.

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