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Queen's In The News Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Lahey, Kathleen
  • Gender Studies
  • Law
National Post: Gender gap in unpaid labour means women work 'double shift,' experts say
Kathleen Lahey says that without adequate government-supplied care, women are diverted away from work by children early in their careers, and as they near retirement, are increasingly tasked with looking after aging relatives.
Lyon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
  • Law
Ottawa Citizen: The surveillance society
David Lyon says that even if cameras surveillance did make a difference it would be forensic, after a criminal event, rather than preventative.
Power, Elaine
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Globe and Mail: Ontario PCs roll back Liberal-era social assistance changes
Elaine Power says that it’s appalling that Ontario's government wouldn’t see the basic income pilot project through.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
People's World: The world burns as global warming crisis explodes
Ed Struzik says that the fires in northern Sweden demonstrate that no place, including the circumpolar Arctic, is immune to the future effects of fire.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Sara Greco
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Centres
National Post: The erosion of American diplomacy
Sara Greco's piece for The Conversation on the relationship between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin appeared in the National Post.
Vassili Schedrin
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Jewish Studies
Canadian Jewish News: The roots of Russian anti-Semitism
Vassili Schedrin says that though the prejudice against Jews has been around for centuries, the term “anti-Semitism” only became popular in 1879, when it was coined by German agitator Wilhelm Marr.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
Le Devoir : Forest fires, a growing threat (French)
Edward Struzik says the Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world.

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Queen's In The News Monday, July 30, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Sara Greco
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Centres
The Conversation: The erosion of American diplomacy
Sara Greco says that Donald Trump's recent meeting with Vladimir Putin shows just how much soft power matters.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: Odds of stanching illegal handgun flow low for police and lawmakers
National Post: Who's in charge? Records reveal ‘tug of war’ between RCMP and Canada Border Services Agency
Christian Leuprecht says Canada is good at going after lower-level targets contributing to violence but not great at looking at the transnational networks.
Schuklenk, Udo
  • Arts and Science
  • Philosophy
CKNW-Vancouver: 23andMe partners with big pharma to use customer DNA for drug research
Udo Schuklenk spoke to CKNW's Simi Sara Show about the ethics behind a partnership between 23andMe and drug company GlaxoSmithKline to share customer DNA for pharmaceutical research.
Smith, Geoffrey S
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Kingston Whig-Standard: The curious relationship between Trump and Putin
Geoff Smith wrote for the Whig-Standard about the relationship between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Radio: 'We ain't seen anything yet': Even the Arctic is burning as wildfires rage around the world
Ed Struzik says some of the biggest fires that we've seen worldwide now are occurring in the subarctic and now even in the high Arctic areas.

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Queen's In The News Friday, July 27, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Janice Hill
  • Centres
CKWS/Global Kingston: Queen’s University announced its newest program called Mohawk Language and Culture
Ms. Hill explains the newly-announced language program.
Murakami Wood, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
Toronto Star: Directories at Cadillac Fairview malls have cameras inside
Dr. Murakami Wood says that because shopping malls are considered private spaces, they don’t need consent to monitor customers (subscription).
Diane Orihel
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
  • School of Environmental Studies
CBC Online: The dangers of blue-green algae: what you need to know
Dr. Orihel says the blue-green algae forms a soap-like layer on the water’s surface.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, July 26, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Stephanie Chouinard
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for the Study of Democracy and Diversity
La Presse: Preventive measures to reduce violence
In her op-ed Dr. Chouinard talks about the increase in shootings in Toronto.
Gordon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Globe and Mail: Montreal’s sprawl is shocking urban planners
Dr. Gordon says Montreal is continuing to sprawl and huge tracts of housing are being built.
Cook, Douglas
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Division of Neurosurgery
mykawartha.com: Dunsford native recognized for stroke research
Dr. Cook says the exciting part is the notion that we’re beginning to translate some of the work we’re doing into treatment.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Gordon Boyd
  • Health Sciences
  • Critical Care Medicine Program
MedicalXpress: Intriguing insights into the kidney-brain connection
Dr. Boyd says the research could change the way kidney disease is assessed and treated in the future.
Gerrits, Bailey
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CBC Radio: Statistics show an increase in the reporting of sexual assault crimes against women
Ms. Gerrits says this is only a small snapshot of what’s happening. She appeared on 10 other CBC radio stations across Canada.
Houchang Hassan-Yari
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
New York Times: Should we be anticipating war with Iran?
Dr. Hassan-Yari says a regime that for 40 years has said ‘Death to America’ cannot, in the context of President Trump’s aggressive policies, back down.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Houchang Hassan-Yari
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
CKNW-Vancouver: Iran gets an all-caps warning from President Trump
Dr. Hassan-Yari says this inflation in language can create more difficulties in the Middle East.
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
Globe and Mail: Cancellation of German-owned Ontario wind project prompts warning from Berlin
Professor Pardy says the Ford government is well within its rights to cancel a contract that was entered into by a previous regime.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC's The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti : Wildfires continue to burn in various regions across Canada
Professor Struzik discusses the wildfires burning above the Arctic Circle.

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Queen's In The News Monday, July 23, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Christou, Theodore
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Education
Winnipeg Free Press: Nixing plans to add Indigenous content to Ontario curriculum is a travesty
Theodore Christou's piece for The Conversation about the new Ontario government's dismissal of a plan to revise social studies and history curriculums to add Indigenous content appeared in numerous national publications.
Louis A. Delvoie
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
Kingston Whig-Standard: Trump's attempts to make America great again may have the adverse affect
In his op-ed, Professor Delvoie says President Trump is trying to cause as much as disruption as possible.

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Queen's In The News Friday, July 20, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
The Lawyer's Daily: B.C. launches online tool for joint-filed divorces
Nick Bala says the new tool is not online divorce, but rather an online assistant for preparing a form which would then be submitted to a court.
Christou, Theodore
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Education
National Post: Nixing plans to add Indigenous content to Ontario curriculum is a travesty
Theodore Christou's piece for The Conversation about the new Ontario government's dismissal of a plan to revise social studies and history curriculums to add Indigenous content appeared in the National Post.
Barbara Martin
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: As America retreats, Canada can lead in forging an Atlantic-Pacific trade agreement
Barbara Martin says that Canada being able to create as much free-trade space as possible around those countries who are uncooperative is essentially a good thing.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, July 19, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Christou, Theodore
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Education
Maclean's Magazine: Why cutting Indigenous revisions to Ontario’s curriculum is a travesty
The Conversation: Nixing plans to add Indigenous content to Ontario curriculum is a travesty
In his op-ed, Dr. Christou says the need to Indigenize curriculum in Canada is not up for debate. The op-ed also appeared in Maclean’s Magazine.
Drummond, Don
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: Doug Ford asks former B.C. premier Campbell, auditor to draft road maps for Ontario budget cuts
Professor Drummond says he isn’t sure why Mr. Ford wants to focus on the previous government’s spending.
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Radio: Government cancels various green initiatives
Dr. Mabee discusses the effects of those cancellations on the Province of Ontario.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
Christian Science Monitor: Riled by Trump's tariffs, Canadians get behind 'buy domestic' movement
Dr. Wolfe says a lot of the cooperation that goes on between Canada and the United States is functional.

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