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October 7, 2019

Queen's In The News Monday, October 7, 2019

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Coutre, Jacquelyn
  • Arts and Science
  • Art
  • Centres and Services
  • Agnes Etherington Art Centre
The Conversation: It’s the year of Rembrandt again, to the delight of museum audiences
Dr. Coutre says among Dutch-speaking art lovers, 2019 is known as a Rembrandt-jaar (Rembrandt year), one marking the 350th anniversary of the death of the artist Rembrandt van Rijn.
Hird, Myra
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
Canadian Geographic: Why we need to totally rethink plastic waste
In this Q&A, Dr. Hird talks about plastic waste and why recycling isn’t a perfect solution.
Nossal, Kim
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
Winnipeg Free Press: With billions of dollars at stake, all parties promise to fix defence purchases
Dr. Nossal says the one comforting thing is that very few countries have got the balance right. All industrial countries, all of our allies, faces these kinds of pressures. They worry about jobs and costs and capability.
Power, Elaine
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Kingston Whig-Standard: Food costs rise as effects of climate change take hold
Dr. Power says food insecurity disproportionally affects single parents, Indigenous people, children and black Canadians.
Rose, Jonathan
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Toronto Star: How energy and environmental interest groups are working to sway voters in the fight for Canada’s future
Dr. Rose says earning media attention to broadcast messages media might be the better strategy, because the question of whether or not paid ads are effective in an election is difficult to answer.
Simpson, Christopher
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of Cardiology
CBC Online: Vaping as a method to quit smoking doesn't work well
Dr. Simpson says knowledge of the potential benefits and harms of cannabis is still in its infancy.

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