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May 26, 2020

Queen's In The News Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Baranchuk, Adrian
  • School of Medicine
  • Health Sciences
CTV National Network News: Spring brings the threat of ticks – and Lyme disease
Dr. Baranchuk says ticks can bring on heart conditions.
Heyland, Daren
  • School of Medicine
  • Department of Medicine, Division of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
CBC Radio: The pandemic is spurring more people to discuss their end-of-life plans with their loved ones
Dr. Heyland discusses why it’s important to have the discussion with your loved ones (57:00).
Samuel Dahan
  • Law
CBC Radio: Creating an app that uses artificial intelligence to help answer employment rights questions,
Professor Dahan discusses this new approach to legal questions.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: Prime Minister Trudeau says Ottawa undecided on whether to block Huawei from 5G networks
Radio Canada International: Hong Kong protests resume over proposed Chinese security law
Dr. Leuprecht discusses Huawei and the recent protests in China.
Emilie Norris-Roozmon
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
globalnews.ca: Ontario researcher seeks tick-bite patients to assess gaps in Lyme disease testing
Norris-Roozmon says the trouble with tick-borne illness is that there’s many people who are frustrated and they’re sick. Yet they don’t have a definitive diagnosis.
Srivastava, Sarita
  • Arts and Science
  • Gender Studies
  • Sociology
globalnews.ca: What message do leaders send when they break coronavirus rules?
Dr. Srivastava says if a politician says people should not leave town to visit their cottage, then does the opposite, it can downplay the severity of the pandemic in people’s minds.
Noah Weisbord
  • Law
The Lawyer's Daily: The Ontario Court of Appeal has confirmed the fact-driven admissibility of post-incident conduct evidence in some criminal cases
Professor Weisbord says the Gough case served as an interesting barometer of how much changing judicial views towards some kinds of evidence prompted by the #MeToo movement are affecting the wider courts.

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