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October 21, 2022

Queen's In The News Friday, October 21, 2022

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Abray, Tim
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Global News: Kingston, Ont. municipal election candidates have ties to federal, provincial parties
Abray, PhD candidate, talks about how political party influences will seep in at the municipal level.
Hird, Myra
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
Global News: Kingston businesses prepare for plastic ban
Dr. Hird says the reality is that all food service utensils put together accounts for about one per cent of the plastic waste we’re producing, but that this plastic ban is a step in the right direction.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: Nova Scotia public inquiry releases audio recording of RCMP head’s tense call with investigating officers
CBC/Radio-Canada - Toronto: Rattrapage du jeudi 20 octobre 2022
Global News: Halifax police chief vote of confidence ‘entirely performative,’ says policing expert
CHED: Shaye Ganam
Dr. Leuprecht talks about the situation in Ukraine, the inquiry into the Nova Scotia mass shootings, and the lack of confidence in the Halifax police chief.
Cao Thang Dinh
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Chemical Engineering
Global News: Queen’s University researches how to turn carbon dioxide into sustainable fuel
Dr. Thang Dinh shares his research about creating a system to capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and turn it into sustainable fuel.
Waddington, Ashley
  • School of Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Best Health Magazine: Why Is “Natural Family Planning” Trending?
Dr. Waddington explains that natural family planning requires a knowledge of your own menstrual cycle, and the length and timing of ovulation in that cycle.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
Toronto Star: BUSINESS Inflation and rising rates are hurting bank customer satisfaction, report says
Prof. Wong says banks have done a very good job convincing people to take products from them like debit and credit cards, opening bank accounts, and purchasing mutual funds.

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