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May 11, 2021

Queen's In The News Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Booth, Christopher
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Oncology
Toronto Star: The question on every parent’s mind: Will students return to class before the school year is over?
Dr. Booth has also signed an open letter, asking that schools reopen where local health units agree. He says this is a better approach than a blanket decision made by the provincial government for all schools across Ontario.
Colgan, Lynda
  • Education
CFRC Radio Queen's: Science Rendezvous Kingston!
Dr. Colgan talks about the annual Science Rendezvous, which has moved to a virtual platform this year.
Funk, Colin
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
CBC Online: How COVID-19 vaccines developed in China, Russia and elsewhere could impact the pandemic
Dr. Funk has ben comparing all the front-running vaccines around the world. He says it has been hard to get reliable information about the Chinese vaccines because most haven't published the results of clinical trials.
Kirk Leifso
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Pediatrics
Toronto Star: The question on every parent’s mind: Will students return to class before the school year is over?
Dr. Leifso is a member of the Coalition for Kids, and signed an open letter pushing for targeted school reopenings where local public health units agree.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CFRB 1010: Colonial Pipeline Hacks
Dr. Leuprecht talks about the Colonial Pipeline Hacks by Russian group DarkSide.
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • School of Policy Studies
National Observer: What happens if the Line 5 pipeline shuts down?
Dr. Mabee says if the Line 5 pipeline were to shut down for more than a few weeks, that could cause a massive disruption to the supply chain.
Linna Tam-Seto
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Policy Studies
globalnews.ca: New military judges will be required to take sexual assault law training
Dr. Tam-Seto says it would be “quite problematic” for military judges not to be included in efforts to better-train judges on handling sexual assault cases.

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