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Queen's In The News Monday, January 22, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
CBC Online: Less than half the people deported from Canada in 2017 paid their own way home
Professor Aiken says many people subject to removal orders don’t leave because they don’t have the money to pay for it. It was also published in Yahoo Canada News.
Louis A. Delvoie
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
Kingston Whig-Standard: The blighted Palestinians
In his op-ed, Dr. Delvoie says when looking at the outside world, Palestinians have little to see in the way of encouragement.
Kerr, Lisa
  • Law
Globe and Mail: A bold move that may finally bring about change
In her op-ed, Dr. Kerr discusses the BC Supreme Court finding that Canadian laws governing solitary confinement are unconstitutional.
Sen Chowdhury, Aditi
  • Arts and Science
  • History
The Hindu: Meet Dracula’s Indian ancestor Vetala
In her op-ed, Dr. Sen discusses India’s connect with the Count from the Gothic horror tale of 1897.

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Queen's In The News Friday, January 19, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Gordon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Kingston Whig-Standard: Muirhead helped modernize Kingston
David Gordon says George Muirhead conducted some of the first heritage building inventories in Canada.
Peter Hodson
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
Chemical and Engineering News: Sunken oil tanker threatens fisheries and marine life in East China Sea
Peter Hodson says that bunker fuel, like that carried by a damaged oil tanker in waters of China, sinks to the seafloor and can affect marine life.
Ruth Wilson
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Family Medicine
Halifax Chronicle-Herald: OPINION: Doctors-in-training nervous about lack of opportunities
Ruth Wilson's comments about medical students needing more residency opportunities appeared in the Chronicle Herald.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, January 18, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Barling, Julian
  • Smith School of Business
Globe and Mail: Why a surgeon’s leadership style can be as important as his scalpel skills
Julian Barling says most research on management is drawn from corporate settings, with very little relevance to the operating room environment in which effective leadership is critical.
Ruth Wilson
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Family Medicine
National Post: Doctors-in-training nervous about lack of opportunities
Ruth Wilson co-authored a call to change the match process for medical students seeking residencies.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Gordon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Maclean's Magazine: Toronto’s unaffordable. Why can’t Halifax or Saskatoon take advantage?
David Gordon says that the development of many mid-sized Canadian cities is caught up in a combination of expanding suburbs and declining downtown areas.
Ruth Wilson
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Family Medicine
The Conversation: Doctors-in-training nervous about lack of opportunities
Ruth Wilson says all Canadian MD graduates should be able to get a residency spot.
Murakami Wood, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
Daily Mail (UK): Would You live in Google's 'city of the future'?
David Murakami Wood says there may be too much emphasis on privacy as a defence against surveillance capitalism.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bearse, Neil
  • Smith School of Business
CKNW-Vancouver: Facebook Is Changing: What Does Mean For Your Newsfeed?
Neil Bearse spoke to the Simi Sara Show about Facebook's move to prioritize posts from family and friends over posts from brands and publications.
Gordon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
CKWS/Global Kingston: George Muirhead — Kingston Heritage visionary passes away at 101
David Gordon says George Muirhead's urban planning transformed the city of Kingston from a declining industrial city into the thriving community it is today.
Debra M Haak
  • Law
National Post: Who are we talking about when we talk about prostitution and sex work?
Debra Haak's piece for The Conversation about Canada's legal framework for prostitution appeared in the National Post.
Murakami Wood, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
CBC Online: Welcome to the neighbourhood. Have you read the terms of service?
David Murakami Wood says it's already hard enough to get people to read terms of service agreements for apps or online services, so in planned "smart cities" the digital consent will become even more complicated.
Zoutman, Dick
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
  • Public Health Sciences
  • School of Nursing
CBC Radio: CBC Ontario Morning
Dick Zoutman discusses the fever that can accompany a flu and how it should be treated. (Interview starts at 36:00)

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Queen's In The News Monday, January 15, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bearse, Neil
  • Smith School of Business
The Calgary Herald: Don't count on Apple to shelter kids from phone addiction, say experts
Neil Bearse says Apple has long marketed itself as a company that believes in family values and that creates "safe" products parents can trust.
Elizabeth Eisenhauer
  • Health Sciences
  • Cancer Research Institute
  • School of Medicine
  • Oncology
Kingston Whig-Standard: Researchers called to Order
Elizabeth Eisenhauer was interviewed by the Kingston Whig-Standard about being named an officer to the Order of Canada. She says she believes immune-based cancer therapies are promising.
Gregory, Allan
  • Arts and Science
  • Economics
Globe and Mail: The painful lesson that pot and bitcoin investors have yet to learn, an AI stock pick, and the chill that's hit bonds
MoneySense: What are those pot stock investors smoking?
Allan Gregory says despite being valued well into the billions of dollars, many cannabis companies have not yet generated profits.
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
National Post: How your online shopping is impeding Canada's emissions targets
Warren Mabee's piece for The Conversation about how Canada can meet its emissions targets appeared in the National Post.
Rowe, Kerry
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Civil Engineering
Kingston Whig-Standard: Researchers called to Order
Journal of Commerce: Engineering standouts earn Order of Canada honours
Kerry Rowe was interviewed by the Kingston Whig-Standard about being named an officer to the Order of Canada. He says new, greater challenges are appearing in the field of geoenvironmental engineering.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
National Post: Tim Hortons getting ’dragged through the mud' and iconic brand isn't doing anything to stop it
Ken Wong says the escalating public battle goes against Tim Horton's classic, wholesome image.

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Queen's In The News Friday, January 12, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
The Agenda with Steven Paikin, TVO: https://tvo.org/video/programs/the-agenda-with-steve-paikin/dealing-with-isis-returnees
Christian Leuprecht spoke to TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin about the government's de-radicalization and reintegration approach to ISIS fighters returning to Canada.
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
The Conversation: How your online shopping is impeding Canada’s emissions target
Warren Mabee wrote for The Conversation about ways Canada can meet its 2050 emissions targets.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
Investor Place: Starbucks Corporation Stock Is a Smarter Buy than Tim Hortons
Ken Wong says the fact that Tim Horton's couldn't resolve its minimum wage issues privately speaks volumes about the state of management at the company.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, January 11, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Gerrits, Bailey
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
University Affairs: Publicly engaged PhDs shift the notion of the ivory tower
Bailey Gerrits' approach to research was highlighted as one that counters the notion that knowledge and expertise are created in universities, but instead developed both inside and outside of academia.
Gregory, Allan
  • Arts and Science
  • Economics
Canadian Business Magazine: Investors are delusional when it comes to Canadian marijuana companies
Allan Gregory writes that investors should recall the dot com bubble before investing in cannabis companies.
Muscedere, John
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
Hamilton Spectator: Where is the voice of frailty in health-care?
John Muscedere co-authored an op-ed about policy priorities for dealing with increasing frailty rates among older Canadians.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
National Post, Financial Post: As franchise fight escalates, Tim Hortons brand getting "dragged through the mud"
Ken Wong says the escalating public battle goes against Tim Horton's classic, wholesome image.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bearse, Neil
  • Smith School of Business
National Post: Sorry, parents, Apple can't keep kids from getting addicted to phones: experts
ctvnews.ca: Kids' phone addictions won't be solved by Apple, experts say
Neil Bearse says that even though Apple doesn't have a direct responsibility to parents, it's not surprising that they are committed to doing more to improve kids' relationships with smartphones. The article also appeared in Canadian Business, Inside Toronto, Chronicle Herald, City News, Metro News, the Financial Post, and 12 other outlets.
Drummond, Don
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Hill Times: ‘Certainly a drag on what the federal government can do’: economists split on usefulness of racking up debt for infrastructure spending
Don Drummond says that while Canadian interest rates are projected to rise, they are not anywhere near historic levels.
Gregory, Allan
  • Arts and Science
  • Economics
Maclean's Magazine: Investors are delusional when it comes to Canadian marijuana companies
Allan Gregory writes that the model of state-run alcohol sales gives us an important clue as to why marijuana producers face tough times ahead.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: RCMP case vs. Vice-Admiral Mark Norman is with prosecutors 1 year after suspension for alleged leaked secrets
Yahoo! Canada: RCMP case vs. Vice-Admiral Mark Norman is with prosecutors 1 year after suspension for alleged leaked secrets
Christian Leuprecht says the stakes are high for Norman and the Canadian military's reputation as an institution that safeguards secrets.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bearse, Neil
  • Smith School of Business
CBC Online: Major investors target Apple for not doing enough to curb kids using smartphones too much
Neil Bearse says Apple is the latest target of a wider campaign about digital issues.
Peter Hodson
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
Gizmodo: Environmental Disaster Looms as Oil Tanker Burns Off China's Coast
Peter Hodson says that the hazards of an oil spill include fire and explosion, rapid mortality of any surface animals, and fish and invertebrates just underneath the water's surface.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: Case against Vice-Admiral Mark Norman handed to prosecutors last summer, investigation ongoing
Christian Leuprecht says that some similar investigations have taken up to a decade to complete.
McDonald, Arthur
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
Halifax Chronicle-Herald: How Dorothy Killam’s vision led to a Nobel Prize
Art McDonald describes how Dorothy Killam's bequest contributed to his Nobel Prize win.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
Nunatsiaq Online: A red alert for the future Arctic
Ed Struzik writes that the Arctic's future should not be forged on the development of fossil fuels.
Summers, Jamie
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
Winnipeg Free Press: Road salt is harmful, so why do we use it?
Jamie Summers' piece for The Conversation on the negative impacts of road salt appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press.
Vakil, Catherine
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Family Medicine
Hamilton Spectator: Hamilton scientist suing nuclear agency for $1.27M
Cathy Vakil says that despite writing a critique similar to Greening's, her team did not receive the same backlash from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission.

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