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Queen's In The News Thursday, October 4, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Champagne, Allen
  • Health Sciences
  • Neuroscience Graduate Program
  • Centre for Neuroscience Studies
Kingston Whig-Standard: Kingston high school football players studied to improve safety
CKWS/Global Kingston: Queen’s University PhD candidate working to reduce concussions in football
Allen Champagne discusses his work to help make football safer for all players.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Goodyear-Grant, Elizabeth
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Kingston Whig-Standard: Federal government marks Women’s History Month with online gallery launch
Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant says that when we see a shift in power, the formerly powerful group lashes out. This is why critical actors are so important to hold the course, to inspire others, to keep fighting and to keep speaking out, even when it’s challenging to do so.
Gordon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Winnipeg Free Press: Power at the Perimeter
David Gordon says that over the last decade, Winnipeg added another 84,000 people, which is good, because the region has had growth problems.
Peter Harrison
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Toronto Star: Canada to sign international deal banning High Arctic fishing
Peter Harrison says the agreement is a major step in the right direction. The Canadian Press interview appeared in over 10 outlets across Canada, including the National Post.
Murakami Wood, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
ctvnews.ca: USMCA writes new continent-wide online content, data storage rules
David Murakami Wood says that the agreement offers no clarity; it could mean everything or it could mean nothing.
Rose, Jonathan
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
National Post: Trade deal's new name has Trump written all over it
Jonathan Rose says that with Trump, it's all about branding. If the new trade deal was simply branded as NAFTA 2, it would appear the president failed to repeal what he called the worst trade agreement in history. The Canadian Press interview appeared in over 40 outlets across the country.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
Yale Environment360: How Wildfires Are Polluting Rivers and Threatening Water Supplies
Edward Struzik wrote about how more frequent wildfires are leaving debris and toxic runoff that are polluting rivers and water supplies.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: Trudeau to seek closer trade ties with China despite USMCA ‘non-market’ clause
Robert Wolfe says that the wording of the clause, which specifically refers to a “free-trade agreement,” may have been intentionally crafted to leave the door open for more modest trade pacts with China that don’t amount to a full-fledged free-trade deal.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Davison, Colleen
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Public Health Sciences
National Post: Sex-ed is crucial to the rights of children
Colleen M. Davison co-authored a piece for The Conversation about why health education must not be used as a political tool.
Michaelson, Valerie
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Religion
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Public Health Sciences
National Post: Sex-ed is crucial to the rights of children
Valerie Michaelson co-authored a piece for The Conversation about why health education must not be used as a political tool.
Young, Pamela
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Religion
National Post: Sex-ed is crucial to the rights of children
Pamela Dickey Young co-authored a piece for The Conversation about why health education must not be used as a political tool.

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Queen's In The News Monday, October 1, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Cheng, Liying
  • Education
The Conversation: We all put too much emphasis on test scores
Liying Cheng says policy-makers need better training on how to properly interpret test scores.
Davison, Colleen
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Public Health Sciences
The Conversation: Sex-ed is crucial to the rights of children
Colleen M. Davison co-authored a piece for The Conversation about why health education must not be used as a political tool.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Global News: Flu season this year could be mild – but you should still get your flu shot
Gerald Evans says that Australia has had a very mild flu season - and that in North America the influenza vaccine will likely work very well this year.
Michaelson, Valerie
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Religion
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Public Health Sciences
The Conversation: Sex-ed is crucial to the rights of children
Valerie Michaelson co-authored a piece for The Conversation about why health education must not be used as a political tool.
Young, Pamela
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Religion
The Conversation: Sex-ed is crucial to the rights of children
Pamela Dickey Young co-authored a piece for The Conversation about why health education must not be used as a political tool.

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Queen's In The News Friday, September 28, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Brohman, Kathryn
  • Smith School of Business
Globe and Mail: Specialty programs give the MBA a run for its money
Dr. Brohman says specializing in "digital transformation" is changing business as usual.
Gordon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
The Calgary Herald: Measuring urban growth
Dr Gordon discusses his research which shows Canada is becoming a more suburban nation. The story also appeared in five other Postmedia publications across Canada.
Pliniussen, John-Kurt
  • Smith School of Business
CBC Radio: The pros and cons of marijuana stores in Ontario
Dr. Pliniussen discusses cannabis legalization and what it means for the province.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, September 27, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Lisa F. Carver
  • Arts and Science
Hamilton Spectator: Why life insurance companies want your Fitbit data,
Dr. Carver says for those who can’t afford healthy food or recreational fitness, and those who refuse to allow their data to be harvested, life insurance premiums, and other products like mortgages, may drift out of reach.
Muscedere, John
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
Winnipeg Free Press: What astronauts and seniors have in common
In his op-ed Dr. Muscedere says the effects of space travel may be important to understanding what happens to us here on Earth as we age.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Mulligan, Ryan
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Civil Engineering
Barrie Today: Hurricane season keeps Orillia native on his feet
Queen's University coastal and ocean engineer Ryan Mulligan, who is originally from the Barrie/Orillia area, was profiled by Barrie Today.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Andrew, John S
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Graduate Studies
National Post, Financial Post: Release of housing data opens door to innovation in real estate industry
Dr. Andrew says he expects the Toronto Real Estate Board’s decision to spur the liberalization of data across the country.
Joseph Bramante
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
phys.org: Researchers have come up with a new way to hunt for dark matter
Dr. Bramante says the new technique could further pin down the nature of dark matter.
Lisa F. Carver
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
National Post: John Hancock is requiring customers to use activity trackers for life insurance policies
The Conversation: Why life insurance companies want your Fitbit data
Dr. Carver says for those who can’t afford healthy food or recreational fitness, and those who refuse to allow their data to be harvested, life insurance premiums, and other products like mortgages, may drift out of reach.

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Queen's In The News Monday, September 24, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Andrew, John S
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Graduate Studies
ctvnews.ca: Decision to share home sales data online paves the way for innovation
Dr. Andrew says he expects the Toronto Real Estate Board’s decision to spur the liberalization of data across the country. The story appeared in various other Canadian Press outlets across Canada.
Thomas, Tandy
  • Smith School of Business
CBC Online: Privacy experts say choosing life insurance tied to fitness tracking could have unintended consequences
Professor Thomas cautions that consumers don't know what fitness tracking for insurance purposes could look like in the future.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: A proposed ban on handguns
Dr. Leuprecht discusses a possible ban on handguns in Canada.
Narbonne, Guy
  • Arts and Science
  • Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
Nature: World's first animal was a pancake-shaped prehistoric ocean dweller
Dr. Narbonne says the findings from the research reinforce other evidence that Dickinsonia - a primitive life form- were primitive animal.

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