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Queen's In The News Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: Short-staffed RCMP looking at 'everything' to attract new recruits
Dr. Leuprecht says public service organizations like police forces are plagued by cumbersome hiring processes and low pay.
Cockfield, Arthur
  • Law
Canadian Accountant: Canada continues tax evasion crackdown
Professor Cockfield discusses new tactics that will be used to stop tax evasion.

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Queen's In The News Friday, December 21, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Nossal, Kim
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: Canada's year in foreign policy
Dr. Nossal Canada's isolation extends to its ongoing confrontation with China.
Pegley, Kip
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Dan School of Drama and Music
  • Film and Media
  • Gender Studies
CFRC Radio Queen's: The impact of holiday music on shoppers in the period leading up to Christmas
Dr. Pegley discusses how music can affect shoppers.
Spitzmuller, Matthias
  • Smith School of Business
The Conversation: The group dynamics that make terrorist teams work
Professor Spitzmuller says thankfully, the majority of terrorist teams fail. They either disband before they launch an attack, are discovered during preparations, or the attack itself is not successful.
Galen Watts
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
CKWS/Global Kingston: Some experience sadness during the holiday season
Watts says the holiday season is different for everyone.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, December 20, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Graham, Andrew
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: Thunder Bay Police Services Board will be trained to develop unique policies for their police force
Dr. Graham is working to design the course called the Thunder Bay Model.
Jacob Robbins-Kanter
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
The Conversation: Doug Ford is wrong about minority-language services
Robbins-Kanter says the Ontario government’s proposed cuts to French-language services have elicited significant political backlash.
Thomas, Tandy
  • Smith School of Business
Globe and Mail: The true meaning of Christmas is – shopping
Dr. Thomas says there’s still a sense that the holidays are not really Christmas unless you have a huge pile of presents under the tree.
Kyla Tienhaara
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
The Conversation: The fossil fuel era is coming to an end, but the lawsuits are just beginning
Dr. Tienhaara says delays to combat climate change could be deadly.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: Taverner rescinds resignation from Toronto police in wake of OPP appointment delay,
Dr. Leuprecht says this announcement distracts from focusing on police operations.
David Pedlar
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR)
Kingston Whig-Standard: Canada and its allies rally to help veterans
Dr. Pedlar says too many current and ex-serving military personnel suffer mental health effects from their service.
Pegley, Kip
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Dan School of Drama and Music
  • Film and Media
  • Gender Studies
CKWS/Global Kingston: How does Christmas music affect your mood
Dr. Pegley discusses the various effects of music during the holiday season.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Morrison, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
The Conversation: How to celebrate Christmas among so much misery
Dr. Morrison says the advice given by 19th century writer Leigh Hunt is still relevant today.

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Queen's In The News Monday, December 17, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
LaBarge, Monica
  • Smith School of Business
CFRC Radio Queen's: Holiday shopping product marketing strategies and why you shouldn’t give the gift of surveillance
Dr. LaBarge discusses how companies try to better their competitors.
Mackay, Robb
  • Arts and Science
  • Dan School of Drama and Music
ctvnews.ca: Canadian still feel warmth for Baby It’s Cold Outside
Mackay says unease around the song reflects growing sensitivities to gender politics in the MeToo era. The story appeared in a number of other Canadian Press publications including the National Post and Ottawa Citizen.
Murakami Wood, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
CFRC Radio Queen's: Holiday shopping product marketing strategies and why you shouldn’t give the gift of surveillance
Dr. Murakami Wood discusses gift giving in the era of privacy leaks.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
Maclean's Magazine: The California fires are a harbinger of things to come in Canada—and the risks are extreme
Dr. Struzik discusses the growing fire dangers in Canada.

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Queen's In The News Friday, December 14, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Jennifer Flemming
  • Health Sciences
  • Cancer Research Institute
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of Gastroenterology
Ottawa Citizen: Cirrhosis of the liver a 'silent epidemic' among young adults
Dr. Flemming says the face of the disease is changing.
Connor Stone
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
CKWS/Global Kingston: How can we spot the International Space Station
Stone explains what to look for in the sky.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, December 13, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Riehl, Anastasia
  • Arts and Science
  • Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Winnipeg Free Press: Climate change leads to language loss
Dr. Riehl says climate change will have a profound effect on the world’s languages.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
Cable Street: Debunking misinformation about the UN migration compact
Professor Aiken discusses the misconceptions and sets the record straight.
Gordon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Globe and Mail: Quebec town of Candiac sheds its suburban ways with design-focused development,
Dr. Gordon says there are encouraging signs across Canada of moves to “urbanize the suburbs.”
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
France 24: French terrorist still at large
Dr. Leuprecht says Cherif Chekatt’s success in evading arrest suggested that he had help from at least one other person.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Duffin, Jacalyn
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
ctvnews.ca: 'Unprecedented' drug shortages affecting many Canadians
Dr. Duffin says the problem affects many more people than the pharmacists association's findings suggest. Currently there are more than 1,690 medications listed in “actual shortage.”
Debra Haak
  • Law
The Conversation: Canada’s laws designed to deter prostitution, not keep sex workers safe
Haak says the aim of the new laws is not to make the sex trade safer.
Koeppl, Thorsten
  • Arts and Science
  • Economics
Globe and Mail: Initial coin offerings could provide badly needed financing for Canadian startups
Dr. Koeppl says there is value in bringing together economic, regulatory and legal aspects to develop a specific framework for the regulation of ICOs in Canada.
Thiele, Veikko
  • Smith School of Business
The Conversation: Angel investors, not entrepreneurs, need government support
Dr. Thiele says in the present climate, it’s difficult to argue that rich people need more sweet deals to support a new generation of entrepreneurs.

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