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November 10, 2020

Queen's In The News Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Dean Burry
  • Arts and Science
  • Dan School of Drama and Music
Kingston Whig-Standard: Symphony's new video commemorates Remembrance Day
Prof. Burry has composed a piece of music that commemorates Remembrance Day and the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.
Dean Burry
  • Arts and Science
  • Dan School of Drama and Music
Kingstonist: Kingston Symphony creates digital performance for Remembrance Day
Dr. Burry says a recent trip to Europe in 2019 inspired him to compose a piece of music, that is now being digitally performed by the Kingston Symphony in honour of Remembrance Day.
Christopher Deluca
  • Education
The Conversation: University admissions tests like the SAT are under scrutiny especially in the age of COVID-19
In his co-written op-ed, Associate Dean Deluca looks at the validity of testing like the SAT's in the age of COVID-19.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Toronto Star: https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/despite-pfizer-success-a-lot-has-to-happen-before-vaccine-rollout-in-canada-experts-1.5181385
ctvnews.ca: Despite Pfizer success, a lot has to happen before vaccine rollout in Canada: experts
Dr. Evans says he is skeptical of the 90 per cent efficacy rate, since he expects trial participants would have been told to continue with other safety measures — like keeping two metres distance from others and wearing masks — after receiving their vaccine.
McDonald, David
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Global Development Studies
CFRC Radio Queen's: David McDonald on Public Water and Covid 19
In his newly released co-edited ebook, Dr. McDonald provides the first global overview of the response of public water operators to the Coronavirus pandemic, highlighting the challenges these operators face and how they have responded in differing circumstances.

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