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Queen's In The News Friday, November 30, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
The Lawyer's Daily: MP urged to enact equal shared parenting
Professor Bala discusses a proposed overhaul of divorce legislation and fathers’ parental rights.
Cross, Barry
  • Smith School of Business
National Post, Financial Post: North America is at 'peak car.' What does that mean for Canada's remaining auto plants?
Professor Cross says there is less demand for automobiles as needs and technology change.
Christopher Evans
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
CTV National Network News: New studies find link between physical trauma and mental illness
Dr. Evans discusses his new research into the links.
Trish Salah
  • Arts and Science
  • Gender Studies
CBC Online: How LGBTQ literature is thriving in Canada
Dr. Salah talks about why a new wave of LGBTQ authors is changing the national literature scene.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
Canadian Lawyer: Balancing rights of self-reps and neutrality of the court
Professor Bala says it’s difficult for judges to remain neutral during the self-represented litigant process.
Cross, Barry
  • Smith School of Business
Ottawa Citizen: North America is at 'peak car.' What does that mean for Canada's remaining auto plants?
Professor Cross says there is less demand for automobiles as needs and technology change.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
opencanada.org: Why Europe’s proposed new army is a problem for Canada
Dr. Leuprecht says there’s a sense of urgency within Europe that Europe perhaps needs to do something.
Schuklenk, Udo
  • Arts and Science
  • Philosophy
CTV National Network News: Genes of twin girls in first pregnancy were altered
Dr. Schuklenk says he was surprised it took someone this long to try the process.
Spronk, Ronald
  • Arts and Science
  • Art
Smithsonian Magazine: Online portal reveals Pieter Bruegel the Elder's creative process
Dr. Spronk says it’s impossible to gauge Bruegel’s exact motivations.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Craig, Wendy
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
Huffington Post: Former student at Toronto St. Michael’s College bullied peer who spoke out about past bullying
Dr. Craig says disturbing images posted to social media highlight the aggressor's power to keep the hazing and assault a secret. The story also appeared on Yahoo Canada.
Riehl, Anastasia
  • Arts and Science
  • Languages, Literatures and Cultures
National Post: The impact of climate change on language loss
In her op-ed, Riehl says climate change is having an impact on the world’s languages.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
LaBarge, Monica
  • Smith School of Business
CKWS/Global Kingston: The evolution of Cyber Monday
Dr. LaBarge talks about how the day has evolved.
Mark Richardson
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
CKNW-Vancouver: NASA prepares InSight robot for risky landing on Mars
CBC Radio: All eyes are focused on the skies
Dr. Richardson says it will be tense as the robot prepares to touch down.

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Queen's In The News Monday, November 26, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Louise de Lannoy
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Globe and Mail: There’s no such thing as being too fit
Lannoy compares people who work to be fit against those who don’t to see who reaps the long term benefits.
Angela Fong
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
CBC Online: Doctor stresses the importance of active living after battling cancer
Dr. Fong says being active is especially important for cancer survivors.
Spronk, Ronald
  • Arts and Science
  • Art
New York Times: Peeling back the paint to discover Bruegel’s secrets
Dr. Spronk says new technology allows researchers to look beneath the layers of the Dutch master’s works, revealing some macabre details.
Sari van Anders
  • Arts and Science
  • Gender Studies
  • Psychology
  • Health Sciences
  • Centre for Neuroscience Studies
CBC Radio: Scientist refutes notion that gender identity is an 'unscientific liberal ideology'
Dr. van Anders says the idea of female and male brains is outdated and never reflected the science.

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Queen's In The News Friday, November 23, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Banks, Kevin
  • Law
CBC-TV: Liberals table back-to-work bill for Canada Post carriers
Professor Banks discusses the legislation.
Spronk, Ronald
  • Arts and Science
  • Art
The Art Newspaper: Vienna museum assembles largest show on the artist Bruegel
Dr. Spronk is helping curate the unique exhibition. A story on the exhibition also appeared in the New York Times.
Walker, Barrington
  • Arts and Science
  • History
CBC Online: Quebecers, Atlantic Canadians most likely to believe racism is decreasing
Dr. Walker says there is no doubt that there is a rise in racist rhetoric in Canada that mirrors the rest of North America and Europe.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, November 22, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Ottawa Citizen: Rural numbers rise most as gun homicides hit quarter-century high
Christian Leuprecht says that despite these numbers, there’s little reason for most Canadians to worry. While the violence might seem high, or relatively high, most of this violence is not random. His comments appeared in outlets across Canada, including the National Post, Montreal Gazette, Calgary Herald, and Edmonton Journal.
Michaelson, Valerie
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Religion
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Public Health Sciences
National Post: Canada: What will it take to end physical punishment of children?
Valerie Michaelson's piece for The Conversation about corporal punishment appeared in the National Post.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
David Messenger
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
CBC Online: Inmate accused of disarming guard and shooting visitor at Kingston hospital
Dr. Messenger says the hospital has a "Code Silver" plan for dangerous weapons in the hospital, but it's extremely uncommon for something like this to happen.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
Edmonton Journal: Trade deals that lock up intellectual property rules could have dangerous consequences for Canada
Dr. Wolfe says goods are embedded with ideas, making trade agreements a valuable tool for removing barriers to their exchange.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Berman, Bruce
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
The Conversation: The Republican party and the undermining of American democracy
The party of Abraham Lincoln, who dedicated his life so the “government of the people, by the people, and for the people” should not perish, has become under Donald Trump the greatest threat to American democracy since the Civil War.
Drummond, Don
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Toronto Star: Canadian spending on health care expected to increase by 4.2 per cent over last year
Professor Drummond says the numbers in the report strengthen the case of national pharmacare.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Global TV National: Russian Alexander Prokopchuk may be the next president of Interpol
Dr. Leuprecht discusses the next potential head (15:01).
Jana Raver
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
  • Smith School of Business
Toronto Star: Half of Canadians experience or witness bullying on the job
Professor Raver says workplace bullying can create a tremendous amount of psychological health and emotional problems.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
New York Times: In California, one community reflects on a fire as others still burn
Dr. Struzik says it’s going to get worse. I don’t think there’s any question about it. We’re seeing a trend here very clearly.

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Queen's In The News Monday, November 19, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
FactsCan: Is Maxime Bernier’s statement about the Global Compact for Migration false?
Professor Aiken says the voluntary nature of the compact puts the rest of Bernier’s statement into question.
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
CBC Online: Sex abuse warnings at Ottawa high school went unheeded
Professor Bala says Bell High School isn't alone when it comes to historical sexual abuse by teachers. He also spoke about this topic on The Current.
Duffin, Jacalyn
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
CBC Online: Antidepressant shortage alarms Saskatchewan patients with mental illnesses
Dr. Duffin says you cannot believe the company's resupply date because they constantly go in and update and extend the resupply date. There's no transparency.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CPAC: Canada’s peacekeeping mission to Mali
Dr. Leuprecht discusses the latest peacekeeping mission.
Chad Walker The Conversation: Let’s create climate policy that will survive elections
Dr. Walker says we need bold climate policy. If its long-term viability is blown down by changing political winds, its effectiveness will be short lived. The op-ed also appeared in the National Post.

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