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May 29,2020

Queen's In The News Friday, May 29, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Amarnath Amarasingam
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Religion
Maclean's Magazine: Terrorism laws have long been used against brown and black men. When will they be used to protect them?
Dr. Amarasingam says the massage parlour terror case in Toronto will force conversations about how ideology is recognized in crime
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Leduc-Wetaskiwin County Market: Liberals' ability to avoid Parliamentary scrutiny plays into system of 'image politics,' critics say
Dr. Brock says when the Liberals started to face criticism for not acting as quickly as possible, the prime minister turned to the easiest tool, which is having briefings with the media outside Rideau Cottage.
Evans, Gerald
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
  • School of Medicine
The Athletic: What minor hockey parents should consider if the game returns before a vaccine
Dr. Evans says the drying effect of a hockey arena can really reduce the time that a virus can remain viable on a solid surface. The virus, by itself, can’t live very well. But if it’s encased inside a fluid — saliva, throat secretions, or whatever else you want to imagine — it can survive for a longer period of time.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CHML 900 (Hamilton radio): Podcast - How will we open Hamilton back up? What is China's reaction to the BC court's ruling on a Huawei executive? Why is Donald Trump feuding with Twitter?
Prof. Leuprecht offers insight into Meng Whanzou decision and strategic implications for Canada.
McDonald, Arthur
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
Globe and Mail: Ventilator supplies to grow in Canada while need shifts to developing world
Cape Breton Post: Nobel Effort: Sydney born physicist helps design COVID-19 venitilators
Dr. McDonald says researchers are very proud of the work they have been able to do to help provide low cost ventilators as a template for others to use.
Emilie Norris-Roozmon
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
Kingstonist: Local researchers launch survey on tick bites
Masters Student Emilie Norris-Roozmon says she is tracking patterns in the symptoms associated with tick bites, and is trying to understand the steps people go through during diagnoses of tick-borne disease in Ontario.
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
National Post, Financial Post: Declining home ownership, debt aversion, less freedom: How Fraser Institute people see the future
Prof. Pardy says Canadians now want government to keep them safe — not just from foreign threats and violence, but from viruses and other vicissitudes of life.
Laura Rees
  • Smith School of Business
The Conversation: Coronavirus recovery: Small businesses must focus on easing employee, customer fears
Dr. Rees says engaging the hearts and mind of both employees and customers means recognizing that they’re probably feeling emotions differently than they were before COVID-19.

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