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October 14, 2021

Queen's In The News Thursday, October 14, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Stephanie Chouinard
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for the Study of Democracy and Diversity
University Affairs: Beneath the surface
Dr. Chouinard talks about some of the challenges associated with offering courses in French at post secondary institutions. She says it is important to make a distinction between institutions that have suffered from chronic underfunding and institutions that have made bad choices.
Grogan, Paul
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
CBC Radio (Ottawa): Ontario Morning from CBC Radio with Wei Chen
Dr. Grogan explains what causes the leaves on the trees to change colour in the fall, and why many of the trees through the southernmost parts of the province are still green.
Kristin Moriah
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
CBC Radio (Ottawa): All in a Day with Alan Neal
Dr. Moriah talks about "steupsing" at the Black Portraitures conference.
J. Curtis Nickel
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Urology
Urology Times: The antibiotic stigma associated with recurrent UTIs
Dr. Nickel discusses the antibiotic stigma associated with recurrent UTI's, and he gives advice to practicing urologists about prescribing treatment and highlights research that could potentially transform recurrent UTI treatment for good.
Celeste Pedri-Spade
  • Arts and Science
  • Global Development Studies
The Conversation: Stolen identities: What does it mean to be Indigenous? Don’t Call Me Resilient Podcast EP 8
Dr. Pedri-Spade discusses why people are being called out for claiming Indigenous identity.
Jane Philpott
  • Health Sciences
CHED: Why money won't fix healthcare
Dean Philpott talks about her recent op-ed in Maclean's Magazine, about why we needs more than money to fix our healthcare system.
Patricia Smithen
  • Arts and Science
  • Art
CFRC Radio Queen's: New Internship in Art Conservation and Homecoming Ramp Up!
Patricia Smithen, Director, Master of Art Conservation program, talks about art conservation, the art of the science, conservators’ roles in the translation of cultural artifacts, and the new internship opportunity aimed at engaging Indigenous and Black students in the Master of Art Conservation program, an initiative launched in partnership with the National Gallery of Canada’s Diversity Internship program.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
National Post: Peatlands protect against wildfire and flooding, but they're still under attack in Canada
Business News Network (BNN): Saving Canada’s peatlands has become 'a bit of a ticking time bomb': Environmentalist
Prof. Struzik talks about the importance of saving our peatlands.
Sari van Anders
  • Arts and Science
  • Gender Studies
  • Psychology
  • Health Sciences
  • Centre for Neuroscience Studies
Global News: Build blocks, not stereotypes: LEGO vows to make toys more gender inclusive
Dr. van Anders talks about how companies can take steps to make their products more gender neutral.

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