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    May 1, 2017

    Queen's In The News Monday, May 1, 2017

    Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
    Barrett, Matthew
    • History
    Globe and Mail: How we can heal the invisible wounds of war
    Mr. Barrett co-authored an op-ed - along with former Veterans affairs minister, Erin O'Toole - on the need for greater awareness of occupational stress injuries amongst military veterans. The op-ed highlights former MP Sam Sharpe, who served in combat during the first world war and who took his own life upon his return to Canada.
    Drummond, Don
    • School of Policy Studies
    globalnews.ca: Reality check: Is the Ontario budget as ‘balanced’ as Kathleen Wynne claims?
    Professor Drummond says the Liberals made a clear choice to present a balanced budget instead of financing the growing debt.
    Mabee, Warren
    • Arts and Science
    • Department of Geography and Planning
    CTV National Network News: Trump to expand offshore oil drilling
    Archinect: What does Trump's 20% tariff hike on Canadian softwoods mean for architecture?
    Dr. Mabee says that the newly-imposed softwood lumber tariff will likely halt or significantly alter the design and construction of wood-frame residences in the U.S. in an interview with Archinect. Dr. Mabee also appeared on CTV News Network to discuss an executive order on offshore drilling.
    Nelson, William
    • Arts and Science
    • Department of Biology
    Kingston Whig-Standard: 'It was not a fun summer'
    Dr. Nelson explained that the increase in the local tick population, and subsequent increase in Lyme disease infections, has followed the increase in the average temperature in Kingston - in particular, the minimum winter temperatures.
    Robitaille, Nicole
    • Smith School of Business
    Metro News: Millennials lead charge in organ registrations, but need overwhelms
    Dr. Robitaille examined the disconnect between Canadians' views on organ donation - approximately 95 per cent in favour - and the rate of organ donation registry - less than 20 per cent.
    Power, Elaine
    • Arts and Science
    • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
    Toronto Star: Re: Guaranteed income won’t help women, Opinion, April 23
    Dr. Power offered a counter-argument to an op-ed published previously on the impact of the Basic Income Guarantee on women.
    Singh, Marsha
    • Arts and Science
    • Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
    CBC Radio: Quirks & Questions: Why do hot and cold water sound different?
    Dr. Singh explains why there is a distinct difference in the sound produced when you pour hot vs. cold water, on CBC Quirks and Quarks.

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