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Queen's In The News Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Houchang Hassan-Yari
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
CKNW-Vancouver: How will the world respond to the chemical attack in Syria?
Dr. Hassan-Yari spoke to CKNW about the international response to a suspected chemical attack in the Syrian city of Douma.
Koeppl, Thorsten
  • Arts and Science
  • Economics
National Post, Financial Post: Low on trust and high on volatility: Can Bitcoin find a reason to exist beyond shady transactions?
Thorsten Koeppl says the concept of having a blockchain where you do not have to have intermediates is quite transformational and goes beyond cryptocurrencies.
McGarry, John
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CTV National Network News: Brexit threatens future of Good Friday agreement
John McGarry discusses renewed political divisions in Ireland twenty years after the Good Friday Agreement was signed.
Pliniussen, John-Kurt
  • Smith School of Business
National Post, Financial Post: Low on trust and high on volatility: Can Bitcoin find a reason to exist beyond shady transactions?
John-Kurt Pliniussen says the initial hype over Bitcoin seems to be over for now.
Tripp, Dean
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
CBC Radio: CBC Ontario Morning
Dean Tripp spoke to CBC Ontario Morning about how the people of Humboldt can cope with grief following a tragic bus accident that killed 15 passengers.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Archer, Stephen
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of Cardiology
Health.com: AHA: Asthma as Kid, Stiffer Arteries as an Adult?
Stephen Archer says patients should be proactive in recognizing that asthma is probably a modest but important risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Reuters : EXPLAINER-Canada's options on pipeline as Kinder Morgan threatens to quit
New York Times: Canada's Options on Pipeline as Kinder Morgan Threatens to Quit
Warren Mabee says that the government's reaction is unlikely to be forceful as it runs the risk of alienating voters in British Columbia.

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Queen's In The News Monday, April 9, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Louis A. Delvoie
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
Kingston Whig-Standard: Unappetizing world leaders
Louis A. Delvoie says the world has rarely been confronted with such an unattractive cast of leaders at the head of significant countries.
Gordon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Global News: Queen’s U summit brainstorms how to build a better Kingston for all
David Gordon tells Global News that students, residents, professors, and developers all need to think about how to make great neighbourhoods.
LaBarge, Monica
  • Smith School of Business
CBC's The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti : 4 ways we unconsciously contribute to Canada's food waste problem
Monica Labarge says consumers are not buying food with the objective of wasting it.
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Business News Network (BNN): How Canada can be an energy superpower without crude oil
Warren Mabee says that for some countries, the low-carbon transition will rob them of a lot of clout but Canada has mineral deposits critical for renewable energy products that will mitigate this challenge.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
CTV National Network News: CTV Power Play
Robert Wolfe spoke to CTV Power Play about the ongoing NAFTA talks between the U.S. and Canada.

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Queen's In The News Friday, April 6, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Susan Belyea
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
TVO: A cafe's broken windows reflect tensions over gentrification
Susan Belyea says gentrification cannot be avoided.
Frank, Brian
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
Globe and Mail: Flying blind: The future of work in Canada depends on better research
Brian Frank co-authored an op-ed discussing a recent Royal Bank of Canada report on educational reform.
Morrison, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
CBC Radio (Whitehorse, YK): Elvis' musical tribute to Martin Luther King
Robert Morrison spoke to CBC Yukon about Elvis Presley's "If I Can Dream" - a song inspired by Martin Luther King Jr.
Julie Salverson
  • Arts and Science
  • Dan School of Drama and Music
The Hindu: Canadian author’s ‘atomic memoir’ links H-bomb to Great Bear Lake
Julie Salverson's book "Lines of Flight" was reviewed by The Hindu.
Daniel Woolf
  • Arts and Science
  • History
Globe and Mail: We need the humanities more than ever, despite all the shouting
Daniel Woolf says if students did not take positions, did not argue vehemently, or were not activists, society would be poorer for it.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
Policy Options: Will NAFTA 2.0 be a model for North American economic (dis)integration?
Robert Wolfe outlines five possible outcomes of the current round of NAFTA negotiations.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, April 5, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Abray, Tim
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Toronto Star: Doug Ford scrapping media bus for campaign suggests Tories want him out of the hot seat: experts
Tim Abray says that Doug Ford is attempting to bypass the accountability function of the free press by limiting access to his campaign. His comments appeared in over 30 outlets, including Global News, CBC News, CTV News, CP24 and others.
Chivers, Meredith
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
CNN: Sexual consent is a worldwide conversation
Meredith Chivers says that people's understanding of sexuality, sexual consent, and sexual relationships have been shaken up like a snow globe - and these understandings won't settle in the same way as in the past. Her comments appeared on over 12 other outlets.
Ouellette, Nathalie
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
CBC Radio: Sending robotic bees to Mars to look for signs of life
Nathalie Ouellette spoke to CBC All in a Day about sending small drones to explore the red planet for evidence of life.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Ashworth, Laurence
  • Smith School of Business
Business News Network (BNN): Aeroplan apologizes amid backlash over controversial survey
Laurence Ashworth says that the data likely would have been used to figure out the nature of Aeroplan members so they can be targeted with marketing.
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
National Post: Law schools should not be combatants in culture wars — but too many profs disagree
Bruce Pardy writes that law professors can legitimately express their own views, but imposing those view on others and restricting speech is another issue.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: What the escalating U.S.-China trade battle means for Canada
Robert Wolfe says trade is a bit like squeezing a balloon - if you squeeze trade in one place, it pops up in another. (article available to Globe and Mail subscribers only)

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Ashworth, Laurence
  • Smith School of Business
Toronto Star: Aimia apologizes for Aeroplan survey that included questions on immigration, male ‘superiority over women’
Laurence Ashworth says he's seen similar controversial survey questions asked by other polling groups as well.
Lisa Kelly
  • Law
Globe and Mail: Yes, law schools must be political
Lisa Kelly co-authored an op-ed for the Globe and Mail stating that legal education must include analysis of how legal rules and systems distribute power in society.
Kerr, Lisa
  • Law
Globe and Mail: Yes, law schools must be political
Lisa Kerr co-authored an op-ed for the Globe and Mail stating that legal education must include analysis of how legal rules and systems distribute power in society.
Smol, John
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
  • School of Environmental Studies
National Post: Small Arctic climate changes make big difference in ecosystem: study
ctvnews.ca: Small Arctic climate changes make big difference in ecosystem: study
John Smol says nature doesn't go in slow, gradual changes -- it hangs on and then reaches a threshold and goes for something completely different. The Canadian Press interview appeared in over 20 outlets across Canada.

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Queen's In The News Monday, April 2, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Herb Helmstaedt
  • Arts and Science
  • Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
CBC Online: Queen's alumnus to command International Space Station,
Dr. Helstaedt supervised Andrew Feustel’s thesis and says the astronaut could fix anything.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CBC Online: Russian diplomats interfered in Canada's democracy, Ottawa says
Dr. Leuprecht says the expulsions have sent a strong message.
Morrison, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
National Post: Elvis pays tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King
The Conversation: The Elvis tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.
In his op-ed, Dr. Morrison talks about Elvis Presley paying tribute to King through song. The opinion piece also appeared in the Vancouver Sun and Vancouver Province.
Ouellette, Nathalie
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
CKNW-Vancouver: Astronomers baffled by galaxy that contains no dark matter
Dr. Ouellette says these findings have broad implications for the understanding of the universe. The story also appeared on The Weather Network.
Galen Watts
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
Zoomer Radio: Is there more or less religion in today’s society
Mr. Watts discusses how the millennial generation views religion.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, March 29, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Lahey, Kathleen
  • Gender Studies
  • Law
Huffington Post: Here’s what Ontario’s new free daycare really means for parents
Professor Lahey says if the Ontario Liberals don't win the next election, the other parties would approach free childcare much differently.
Moore, Kieran
  • School of Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
The Epoch Times: It’s time for Ottawa to stand up to Purdue Pharma
Dr. Moore says the federal government needs to do more to protect Canadians and hold Purdue accountable for its aggressive marketing of opioids.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Andrew Bretz
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
Flare Magazine: Producer developing an all-female spin on a Shakespeare classic
The practice of casting women has a long and interesting history.

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