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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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