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Queen's In The News Friday, January 5, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Levin, Yuri
  • Smith School of Business
Harvard Business Review: How one company made its analytics investment pay off
Professor Levin discusses how Grupo Financiero Banorte made its analytics pay off.
Nediak, Mikhail
  • Smith School of Business
Harvard Business Review: How one company made its analytics investment pay off
Dr. Nadiak discusses how Grupo Financiero Banorte made its analytics pay off.
Rose, Jonathan
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Kingston Whig-Standard: Ranked voting is not rocket science
Dr. Rose says the proposed system is similar to the way we think about many things in life.
Galen Watts
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
NewsTalk 770 (Calgary): Millennials and Christmas
Mr. Watts discusses how millennials view the Christmas season.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Frank, Christopher
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of Geriatric Medicine
globalnews.ca: What people don’t tell you about retirement
Dr. Frank says many people worry about this chapter in their life for three reasons: not knowing what to do with the excess in free time; a change in their 9 to 5 routine; and a loss of identity that is often tied to one’s profession.
Gerrits, Bailey Winnipeg Free Press: Time to focus on domestic violence
Ms. Gerrits says she sees similarities between domestic violence and sexual violence.
Nossal, Kim
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: What will it take for Trudeau to split from Harper?
Dr. Nossal says although the tone of the Liberal administration is more inclusive and less partisan than its Conservative predecessor, there has been little change ‘in the substance of policy.’
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
National Post: A red alert for the future Arctic
Dr. Struzik says if the past tells us anything about the future, forging the Arctic’s future on fossil fuel development is not the way to move forward. The op-ed, originally published in The Conversation, also appeared on The Weather Network.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Drummond, Don
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
BBC : Is this the best time to be productive
Professor Drummond discusses the ebbs and flows of mental acuity.
Janice Hill
  • Centres
  • Four Directions
Globe and Mail: As number of Indigenous grads grows, so do calls for funding and programs that reflect the history of their communities
Ms. Hill says our young, Indigenous population is increasing, and the funding for higher education has not increased to reflect that growing demographic.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
ctvnews.ca: Will new Canadian airlines save you money in 2018?
Professor Wong says the level of savings depends on the service you expect from an airline.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Huffington Post: This is how Justin Trudeau sees his job, according to an ethics report
Dr. Brock says the prime minister’s power has diffused to the senior civil servants checking and co-ordinating policy across departments as part of the Liberals’ ‘deliverology’ agenda. The story also appeared on ctv.ca.
Cook, Douglas
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Division of Neurosurgery
Ottawa Citizen: In 2017, concussions and CTE dominated off-field sports talk
Dr. Cook says to date there is no evidence-based treatment for concussion that is available. All we have is our best guess. Active recovery is what we do right now.
Louis A. Delvoie
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
Kingston Whig-Standard: The year in world affairs
In his op-ed Dr. Delvoie talks about President Donald Trump dominating the 2017 news cycle.
Driver, Helen
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
CBC Radio: Have insomnia? Blame the Romantic poets
Dr. Driver discusses various medical issues linked to insomnia.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
Maclean's Magazine: 2018 will be the year of cyberwar
Dr. Leuprecht says phishing schemes and ransomware attacks are going to get worse in 2018.
Smol, John
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
  • School of Environmental Studies
Ottawa Citizen: Fish don't die when ice locks away the oxygen supply
Dr. Smol says there is still oxygen in the water. If there are no other sources of oxygen, the oxygen goes lower and lower but if you are starting with 10 parts per million of oxygen and fish can survive with three parts per million.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
The Conversation: A red alert for the future Arctic
In his op-ed Dr. Struzik discusses the future of the Northwest Territories.

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Queen's In The News Friday, December 22, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Shamel Addas
  • Smith School of Business
National Post: Canadians are getting more addicted to smartphones. Should telecom companies be held responsible?
Professor Addas says these devices unquestionably can help people to collaborate, to communicate.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, December 21, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Shamel Addas
  • Smith School of Business
Edmonton Journal: Canadians are getting more addicted to smartphones. Should telecom companies be held responsible?
Professor Addas says these devices unquestionably can help people to collaborate, to communicate.
Morrison, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
Winnipeg Free Press: Lifting the whole world: Leigh Hunt's message for Christmas Day
In his op-ed Dr. Morrison asks how can we celebrate and enjoy ourselves at Christmas when there is so much misery in the world?
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
Financial Times (UK): America is right about the WTO, but for the wrong reasons
Dr. Wolfe discusses the World Trade Organization in his new op-ed (subscriber only).

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
Maclean's Magazine: Immigration bureaucracy befuddles foreign students; these start-ups want to help with artificial intelligence
Professor Aiken says much of the information about the immigration process is already publicly available.
Kerr, Lisa
  • Law
Globe and Mail: Ontario solitary confinement ruling hardly counts as a victory
In her op-ed, Dr. Kerr talks about the Ontario Superior Court ruling solitary confinement unconstitutional.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Lovelace, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • Global Development Studies
Perth Courier: How to be a better Canadian
Dr. Lovelace says that since Canadians do not learn much about the Aboriginal experience in school, they are left socially and politically unprepared to take part in the important national discussion on the issues faced by Indigenous citizens.

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Queen's In The News Monday, December 18, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Lisa F. Carver
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
Winnipeg Free Press: Tech gifts for seniors a risky choice
Dr. Carver's piece for The Conversation about seniors, technology and data privacy appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press.
Morrison, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
National Post: Lifting the whole world: Leigh Hunt's message for Christmas Day
In his op-ed Dr. Morrison asks how can we celebrate and enjoy ourselves at Christmas when there is so much misery in the world? The op-ed also appeared in the Ottawa Citizen and the Calgary Herald.
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
National Post: It's 1984 all over again for Ontario lawyers arguing against compelled speech
The College Fix: Tweets by lawyer investigating gender-neutral pronoun controversy suggest he supports ‘forced speech’
Professor Pardy says the new rules violated freedom of expression, protected by Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms. He also commented in the National Post on the Law Society decision.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
Toronto Star: Marijuana marketing expected to be more low-key than blunt
Professor Wong says pot producers want to appear approachable and friendly and are shifting their promotional emphasis toward being a safe and trusted source for the product.

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Queen's In The News Friday, December 15, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Adams, Mary Louise
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
  • Sociology
Business Insider: Striking new NYPD data suggests the movement to expose sexual misconduct isn't confined to famous men
Mary Louise Adams says the movement to expose sexual misconduct has increased the likelihood that women will feel empowered to report assault or harassment.
Ouellette, Nathalie
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
CKNW-Vancouver: NASA Kepler Spacecraft Finds Two News Planets in the Solar System
Nathalie Ouellette discussed how NASA's Kepler mission used artificial intelligence to discovery new exoplanets.
Maynard, Steven
  • Arts and Science
  • History
Huffington Post: Bill C-66: House Of Commons Passes Legislation To Expunge Gay-Sex Criminal Records
Stephen Maynard says Bill C-66 is a flawed bill that is being passed in the name of political optics and expediency.
Morrison, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
The Conversation: Lifting the whole world: Leigh Hunt’s message for Christmas Day
Robert Morrison examines 19th-century author Leigh Hunt's question: how can we celebrate and enjoy ourselves at Christmas when there is so much misery in the world?

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