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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
The Lawyer's Daily: B.C. Appeal Court rules judge ‘made his own findings of fact’ in custody case
Professor Bala noted the issue with Kane v. Proffitt was Justice Leask’s decision to perform an “experiment” rather than issuing an appeal decision.
Duffin, Jacalyn
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
Yahoo! Canada: Calgary pharmacists worry drug shortages on the rise
Dr. Duffin says she estimates there are between 500 and 700 drugs in short supply in Canada at any given time.
Ross-White, Amanda
  • Health Sciences
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the Provost
  • Library and Archives
Ottawa Citizen: How you can show support to someone who has lost a baby
In her op-ed Ms. Ross-White says supporting the family is key after a miscarriage.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Duffin, Jacalyn
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
CBC Online: Calgary pharmacists worry drug shortages on the rise
Dr. Duffin says she estimates there are between 500 and 700 drugs in short supply in Canada at any given time.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: Why a U.S-China trade war could be a 'net negative' for Canada
Dr. Wolfe says there is a potential opening in the Chinese markets for some Canadian exporting firms.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Murakami Wood, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
Zoomer Radio: How many will boycott Facebook and delete their accounts after this week
Dr. Murakami Wood discusses Canada’s privacy commissioner launching an investigation into Facebook.
Murray, Laura
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
TVO: Is it time for Kingston to disown Sir John A. Macdonald?
Dr. Murray says she is encouraged by what she sees as a “demographic shift” in attitude towards Macdonald and Canada’s colonial history.
Waddington, Ashley
  • School of Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Huffington Post: Erik Karlsson’s stillborn tragedy is a heartbreaking reminder of pregnancy risks
Dr. Waddington says many infant deaths that occur close to when a baby would have been due just can't be explained.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Louise de Lannoy
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
US News: A five minute test that predicts your risk of death
Ms. de Lannoy explains her research into a new submaximal fitness test that determines how well the body performs exercise.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
globalnews.ca: What to do if you’re seated next to a sick person on a plane
Dr. Evans examines a new study regarding sickness and flying.
Stuart, Donald
  • Law
The Lawyer's Daily: Concerns raised about growing trend to oral judgments at Supreme Court
Professor Stuart says Supreme Court of Canada rulings on appeal-as-of-right cases are being increasingly delivered in a shoddy, disengaged way.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Baines, Beverley
  • Law
Canadian Bar National Magazine: Untying the Blackmore case from the Polygamy Reference
Professor Baines discusses the legal issues around the Blackmore case.
Murakami Wood, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
CKNW-Vancouver: Facebook data from 50 million users harvested by firm for targeted political messages
Dr. Murakami Wood discusses the potential misuse of personal Facebook data.
Murray, Elspeth
  • Smith School of Business
Globe and Mail: Specialty graduate degrees spring up to meet emerging needs
Professor Murray discusses the new master of management in artificial intelligence program at Queen’s.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Baines, Beverley
  • Law
The Lawyer's Daily: B.C. Supreme Court decision in polygamy case raises due process issue
Professor Baines says in her opinion the judge’s interpretation in the case was incorrect and is grounds for an appeal.
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: Why Doug Ford may govern more as a moderate than a 'radical conservative'
Dr. Brock says he has to bring together factions of the party and appeal to a broad base of voters. The story also appeared in Yahoo Canada.
Jane Boulden
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Centres
globalnews.ca: Trudeau pushing ‘Canada is back’ narrative with Mali UN peacekeeping mission
Dr. Boulden says Canada will have to work hard to regain its credibility.
Gordon Boyd
  • Health Sciences
  • Critical Care Medicine Program
Kingston Whig-Standard: Possible cause of delirium found
Dr. Boyd says his research team has determined a possible cause of delirium.
Christou, Theodore
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Education
The Greek Reporter: The Byzantine history of Putin’s Russian empire
Dr. Christou discusses the suppression of Byzantine history.
Holmes, John
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Automotive News Canada: Google aims to transform Toronto from Hogtown to Tech Town
Dr. Holmes says any privacy concerns would need to be overcome for autonomous vehicles and projects such as Sidewalk Toronto to catch on.
McDonald, Arthur
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
CBC Radio: Talking about Stephen Hawking with Canadian Nobel laureate
Dr. McDonald reflects on Stephen Hawking’s influence.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
CTV National Network News: President Trump admits to making up trade claim
Dr. Wolfe discusses the president’s claim about Canada’s trade deficit with the United States.

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Queen's In The News Friday, March 16, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
National Post: Christie Blatchford: The wrong kind of justice warriors at Canada’s law schools
Bruce Pardy says it's legitimate for professors and students to pick apart judgements and articulate values they believe the law should reflect, but not legitimate for a law school to do so.
Stuart, Heather
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Public Health Sciences
  • School of Rehabilitation Therapy
Maclean's Magazine: The stigma of mental health: it wants silence, but it needs attention
Heather Stuart says we're socialized to view mental illnesses differently than physical illnesses.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, March 15, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
McDonald, Arthur
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
CKWS/Global Kingston: Queen’s professor, Nobel Prize winner in physics, remembers Stephen Hawking
Sudbury.com: Stephen Hawking's contributions to science 'huge and lasting'
Art McDonald spoke to CKWS and Sudbury.com about Stephen Hawking's legacy.
Xiaolong Yang
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Kingston Herald: Researcher Uses Firefly Enzyme to Monitor Cancer Cell Activity
Xiaolong Yang says the new tool can detect cancerous cells’ behavior in a new way and will help future development of drugs for preventing the most devastating and drug-resistant cancers from spreading.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Green, Mark
  • Arts and Science
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Civil Engineering
Ottawa Citizen: Another roof problem: Plans for science and tech museum addition scrapped after design flaw discovered
Mark Green says that while engineers are good at making a roof that will stand up to snow, not all snow loads are the same.
Kerr, Lisa
  • Law
Canadaland: Unconstitutional Solitude
Lisa Kerr appeared on the Canadaland podcast to discuss conditions and consequences of solitary confinement use in Canadian prisons.

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