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May 12, 2022

Queen's In The News Thursday, May 12, 2022

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Abray, Tim
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Newstalk 1010 (Toronto): Should you vote strategically in the Ontario election? This Toronto group says yes
Abray, a PhD candidate, talks about the problems with polling and projections.
Shona L.van Zijll de Jong
  • Arts and Science
  • Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Science
Yahoo! Canada: A new earthquake warning system will prepare Canada for dangerous shaking
phys.org: A new earthquake warning system will prepare Canada for dangerous shaking
The Conversation: A new earthquake warning system will prepare Canada for dangerous shaking
Dr. de Jong writes about how millions of people, and the Canadian economy, could benefit from the early earthquake alert system.
Green, Mark
  • Arts and Science
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Civil Engineering
CBC - Ontario Morning: Ontario Morning from CBC Radio
Mark Green, Provost and Vice Principal Academic, talks about the Moose Hide Campaign (cue 33:10).
Bishal Gyawali
  • Health Sciences
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research: New research asks if clinical trials are losing sight of what matters most to cancer patients
Dr. Gyawali says research into new cancer drugs should focus on outcomes like quality of life and overall survival.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: Ontario police trace new and sophisticated form of gun trafficking – the use of drones
Dr. Leuprecht talks about how smuggling by drone is mainly an Ontario problem because it is less feasible in other provinces, where mountains or vast distances make remote flight more difficult.
Smol, John
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
  • School of Environmental Studies
Globe and Mail: Prominent researchers urge Ottawa to increase top science scholarships above poverty line
Dr. Smol supports the open letter to the government asking for a raise in scholarships for top science graduates.
Zoutman, Dick
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
Toronto Star: 'Incremental benefit': Simcoe-Muskoka's top doc won't back mask mandate call from colleagues, Ontario Health Coalition
Dr. Zoutman talks about current Omicron variants and how masks prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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