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May 14, 2020

Queen's In The News Thursday, May 14, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Nikhi Arora
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
CHED: Scientists have discovered a black hole closer to earth than ever previously identified
Nikhi Arora (Astrophysics) says a black hole has been found at earth's doorstep, and it could help in the discovery of even more.
Danielle Kain
  • Health Sciences
  • Cancer Research Institute
  • School of Medicine
Kingston Whig-Standard: Pandemic prompts Kingston doctors to explore future of telemedicine
Dr. Danielle Khan (School of Medicine) says the pandemic has forced doctors such as herself to embrace tele-medicine in a way that has never been seen before.
Martin Korzeniowski
  • Health Sciences
  • Cancer Research Institute
  • Oncology
  • School of Medicine
Kingston Whig-Standard: Pandemic prompts Kingston doctors to explore future of telemedicine
Dr. Martin Korzeniowski (School of Medicine) says there are still problems with scheduling and predictability when using the tele-medicine e-communication tool.
Lisa Kerr
  • Law
Globe and Mail: Rights advocates file legal challenge to ‘depopulate’ federal prisons and prevent COVID-19 spread
Lisa Kerr says the court challenge to depopulate prisons to prevent the spread of COVID-19 asks for something entirely new to Canada but familiar from prisoner-rights cases in the United States.
Korey Pasch
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
ABC Radio National Australia: Insuring your home may get harder and more expensive as climate change increases risks
Korey Pasch (School of Political Studies) says many insurance companies need to be more discerning about the industries they choose to deal with.
Andrew Robinson
  • Health Sciences
  • Cancer Research Institute
  • Oncology
  • School of Medicine
Kingston Whig-Standard: Pandemic prompts Kingston doctors to explore the future of telemedicine
Dr. Andrew Robinson (Oncology) says the tele-medicine system was being used in areas with more dispersed geography than Kingston, but now that has really changed.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
Sverige radio: Dystopia
Edward Struzik (energy and environmental policy) releases Dystopia episode about wildfire, narrated in Swedish.
Sabine Tsuruda
  • Law
Toronto Star: Should those with immunity get a COVID-19 digital passport
Sabine Tsuruda (Law) co-writes an op-ed about the idea of a COVID-19 passport. She believes the moral and ethical risks too high to take.

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