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Queen's In The News Friday, January 18, 2019

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Raynold Wonder Alorse
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
Global TV National: Canadian killed in Burkina Faso
Alorse explains the rise of resource nationalism in Africa and how terrorist groups often assert their own authority, resulting in violence. (2:05).
LaBarge, Monica
  • Smith School of Business
ctvnews.ca: The difficulties of decluttering and eco-living amid a Marie Kondo-craze
Dr. LaBarge says if you're not treating the underlying issue then it's unlikely that once you get rid of all that stuff that you're just not going to acquire more stuff. The story appeared in over 20 Canadian Press publications including the National Post.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Economist: Canada’s Mounties get an overdue makeover
Dr. Leuprecht says the RCMP’s approach to training, career streaming, promotion, and education has long ensured that the wrong people often end up in the wrong job.
Murakami Wood, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
Montreal Gazette: The 10 Year Challenge is probably a scam to steal your picture
Dr. Murakami Wood says it’s unlikely the challenge is just for fun. The story appeared in a number of other publications across Canada including the National Post.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, January 17, 2019

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Miles Howe
  • Arts and Science
  • Global Development Studies
  • Cultural Studies
The Narwhal: RCMP concerned Indigenous rights advocates will gain public support
Howe says the new RCMP policing policies could suppress efforts by Indigenous people that challenge colonial control of land and resources.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Global TV : New civilian oversight to improve RCMP culture
Dr. Leuprecht says the move to create a new committee is courageous.
Lyon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
BBC : Exploring surveillence
Dr. Lyon explores the way in which we have become the watchers, as well as the watched.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Fernanda De Felice
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for Neuroscience Studies
New York Times: How exercise may help keep our memory sharp
The research has revealed Irisin, a hormone that is released during exercise, may improve brain health and lessen the damage that occurs during Alzheimer’s disease.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
National Post: Asylum seekers can't count on same response as Saudi teen
Professor Aiken says the Thai authorities opted to pursue a protection path in the case of Rahaf Mohammed but no one can guarantee that this approach will be used in the future with any degree of consistency or frequency. The story also appeared in several other Postmedia publications.
Lisa F. Carver
  • Arts and Science
CKNW-Vancouver: When pets are family, the benefits extend into society
Dr. Carver says pets help with over all health.
Duffin, Jacalyn
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
Halifax Chronicle-Herald: Author explores Easter Island expedition
Radio Canada International: Doctors, unsuspected craftsmen of the canonization of the saints
Dr. Duffin explores a scientific expedition to Easter Island. In the Radio-Canada interview, Dr. Duffin says the testimonies of doctors are there for two reasons: to prove they tried to cure the sick person with the help of medicine and to announce the prognosis.

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Queen's In The News Monday, January 14, 2019

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Lisa F. Carver
  • Arts and Science
Australian Financial Review: How devices are letting people take control of their own healthcare
Dr. Carver says healthcare devices are becoming more sophisticated.
Kyla Tienhaara
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
CBC's The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti : U.S. company trying to sue Canada over coal phase-out made a bad bet
Dr. Tienhaara says coal is on its way out.

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Queen's In The News Friday, January 11, 2019

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Alexander Braun
  • Arts and Science
  • Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
CBC Radio: Residents in the Kingston area experience a frost quake
Dr. Braun explains what a frost quake is. He also appeared on NewsTalk 1310 Ottawa radio and he was interviewed by the Ottawa Citizen.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, January 10, 2019

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Alexander Braun
  • Arts and Science
  • Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
Kingston Whig-Standard: Queen’s University professor pinpoints frost quake
Dr. Braun says the frost quake was caused by recent sub-zero temperatures.
Miles Howe
  • Arts and Science
  • Global Development Studies
CKNW-Vancouver: Rallies planned in support of anti-pipeline protesters
Howe says he is concerned about images from the protest.
Rose, Jonathan
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CTV National Network News: A $300,000 ad campaign from the Canada Pension plan sparks outrage
Dr. Rose says he isn’t sure the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is investing wisely in these campaigns.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Alexander Braun
  • Arts and Science
  • Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
CKWS/Global Kingston: Queen’s University professor pinpoints frost quake
Dr. Braun says the frost quake was caused by recent sub-zero temperatures that warmed up to above zero in less than 24 hours.
Lisa F. Carver
  • Arts and Science
AM 1310 (Ottawa radio): When pets are family, the benefits extend into society
Dr. Carver says pets are good for human health.
Fernanda De Felice
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for Neuroscience Studies
CKWS/Global Kingston: Hormone could slow progression of Alzheimer's disease
BBC : Fighting Alzheimer's with a brain-boosting injection that replicates the benefits of a workout
Dr. De Felice says this new study could help elderly people living with Alzheimer's disease (2:49 time mark on the BBC show).
John Muscedere
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
iPolitics: Federal funding may be ending, but frailty still matters
Dr. Muscedere says alternative funding mechanisms are needed to sustain the outstanding work of the Canadian Frailty Network and other NCEs so that Canadians can continue to reap the return on the government’s investment.
Rose, Jonathan
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CKWS/Global Kingston: Queen’s University course to explore, analyze presidency of Donald Trump
Dr. Rose says he’s trying to provide context and insight in his course.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Lisa F. Carver
  • Arts and Science
The Conversation: When pets are family, the benefits extend into society
Dr. Carver says attachment to pets is good for human health and even helps build community. The op-ed also appeared in the National Post.
Fernanda De Felice
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for Neuroscience Studies
Daily Mail (UK): Fight Alzheimer's with a brain-boosting injection that replicates the benefits of a workout
Dr. De Felice says this new study could help elderly people living with Alzheimer's disease.
Kerr, Lisa
  • Law
Globe and Mail: B.C. court extends Ottawa’s deadline for solitary confinement laws, orders immediate changes
Dr. Kerr says the old rules are woefully inadequate for addressing the harms of segregation and the elevated risk of suicide in segregation.
Spronk, Ronald
  • Arts and Science
  • Art
Sydney Morning Herald: Imaging technology uncovers vanishing corpses in a Dutch masterpiece
Dr. Spronk says the new technology is a huge advancement in the study of Bruegel.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Andrew Craig
  • Health Sciences
  • Cancer Research Institute
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
CBC Radio: Using sponge toxin as a cancer treatment
Dr. Craig talks about his new research into a possible treatment for cancer.
Jenn Stephenson
  • Arts and Science
  • Dan School of Drama and Music
The Conversation: In the post-truth era, documentary theatre searches for common ground
Dr. Stephenson talks about the increase in reality-based theatre. The op-ed also appeared in the National Post.
Robert Yalden
  • Law
Globe and Mail: What lessons does Barrick Gold’s fate really teach us?
In his op-ed, Professor Yalden discusses the fate of corporate Canada in 2019.

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